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Article ID: 708339

Registration Now Open for Chesapeake Writers’ Conference at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary's College of Maryland

The Chesapeake Writers’ Conference hosts writers at all levels of experience for a rich week of lectures, craft talks, readings, and panel discussions, as well as daily workshops in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translation, and screenwriting. Workshops are led by a variety of writers at the top of their field, such as Angela Pelster, winner of the Great Lakes Colleges Association “New Writer Award in Nonfiction;” Patricia Henley, a finalist for the National Book Award; and Elizabeth Arnold, a Whiting Writer’s Award winner.

Released:
19-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

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Article ID: 708265

UW-Milwaukee poet blends Spanish, English

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Cárdenas was among those honored with an Outstanding Woman of Color award by the University of Wisconsin System.

Released:
18-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST

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    16-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707937

How Do We Conserve and Restore Computer-Based Art in a Changing Technological Environment?

New York University

Just as conservators have developed methods to protect traditional artworks, computer scientists, in collaboration with time-based media conservators, have created means to safeguard computer- or time-based art by following the same preservation principles.

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12-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 708155

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort. Crystal Shurley, an archivist at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies who completed her Master of Arts in public history in December 2018, wrote her thesis on the history of the Arkansas Colored Auxiliary Council, an early archivist group that was active during World War I and has remained a relatively undocumented part of Arkansas history.

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15-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 707851

Three UC San Diego Playwrights to Receive World Premieres at Prestigious Humana New Play Festival

University of California San Diego

Three new works selected for this year’s prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time three UC San Diego MFA students and alumni have had their work featured simultaneously.

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11-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 707483

Binghamton University history professor receives prestigious Lincoln Prize nomination

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Diane Miller Sommerville, associate professor of history at Binghamton University, is a finalist for the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for her latest book: Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South.

Released:
4-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 707353

URI history professor leading international team compiling a history of the papacy

University of Rhode Island

Joëlle Rollo-Koster, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, is heading an international team of scholars that is creating a landmark work on the history of the papacy commissioned by Cambridge University Press.

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31-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 707326

Gonzaga U. to Host 5th International Conference on Hate Studies April 2-4

Gonzaga University

SPOKANE, Wash. — Top researchers and thought leaders focused on hate and building peace will participate in the 5th International Conference on Hate Studies April 2-4 at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center.

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31-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Article ID: 707327

UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities Receives California Humanities Grant for Community Conversations

University of California San Diego

The University of California San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities received a two year, $10,000 Humanities for All Project Grant to support eight public forums that explore how the arts and humanities can inform discussion about important challenges facing citizens today.

Released:
31-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 707283

Maestro's techniques

Wiley

Rembrandt van Rijn's paintings are renowned for their masterful representations of light and shadow and a characteristic plasticity generated by a technique called impasto. Now, scientists have analyzed impasto layers in some of Rembrandt's paintings, and the study, which is published in the journal Angewandte Chemie

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30-Jan-2019 1:35 PM EST

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