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Article ID: 700012

Keeping the Beat: Turtle Shells Served as Symbolic Musical Instruments for Indigenous Cultures

Florida State University

Researchers investigate the important role turtle shells played as musical instruments for indigenous cultures in the southeastern U.S.

5-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 699921

Lei Liang Awarded First Research Artist in Residence at UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute

University of California San Diego

World-renowned composer Lei Liang has been named the inaugural Research Artist in Residence at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute. Appointed for three years, the Department of Music professor will expand his research on the sonification of coral reefs.

4-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 699875

UIC faculty member among 5 chosen as US-Japan creative artist fellows

University of Illinois at Chicago

Since 1978, the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), along with the International House of Japan and the Government of Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs, have administered the program.

31-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 699787

Personal Papers of Former Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates John Hanson Briscoe to be preserved at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary's College of Maryland

The personal papers of John Hanson Briscoe (1934-2014), former speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates and longtime St. Mary’s County lawyer and judge, will be preserved at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives.

30-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 699779

Gonzaga University Presents Series on Famous Enyclical of Pope John Paul II

Gonzaga University

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University’s Faith and Reason Institute will celebrate and reflect on the 20-year anniversary of “Faith and Reason,” the famous encyclical of Pope John Paul II, with a series of events in September highlighted by lectures from Most Rev. Charles Chaput, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and author Robert Royal.

29-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 699722

Salisbury University Senior Wins Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

Salisbury University

A Salisbury University student raised on Maryland's Eastern Shore has won one of the United States’ most prominent literary prizes. Emma DePanise, who grew up in Queenstown, MD, is winner of the 2018 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry.

29-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 699716

Celebrity Culture Likely Contributed to Destigmatizing Out-of-Wedlock Childbirth

University at Buffalo

In 1992, former Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the sitcom character Murphy Brown's decision to have a child out of wedlock. That ignited discussions that continue today about whether celebrities might be contributing to the demise of the nuclear family, yet 40 years of data from one reputable celebrity news source suggests that celebrities in fact have fewer out-of-wedlock childbirths compared to the rest of the U.S. population.

29-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 699652

Go Behind the Scenes of Pixar Favorites with Award-Winning Lighting Director

Iowa State University

Danielle Feinberg, award-winning lighting director for Pixar films such as “Coco” and “Brave,” will deliver a lecture Sept. 6 at Iowa State University discussing how she weaves art and science to create fantastical worlds on the big screen.

28-Aug-2018 12:20 PM EDT

Pop Culture


Article ID: 699390

Buffalo State Alumnus Takes on Duke University

SUNY Buffalo State

Nicholas Irion, '17, was one of the first Buffalo Public School students to be involved with the Say Yes to Education initiative. Through the program, Irion landed at Buffalo State, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music education.

27-Aug-2018 2:40 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 699514

Kentucky Landmark's Visitors ‘Witness’ New Artistic Perspective on State's History

University of Kentucky

As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier's gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American and Native American images, hopes to shine new light on many misrepresented Kentuckians from the state’s history.

24-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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