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Melbourne professor talks artistic use of gold

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Melbourne professor talks artistic use of gold

February 24, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 20, Anne Dunlop, Herald Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne, started her lecture with a zoomed-in shot of the “Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus,” a wooden altarpiece adorned with gold that depicts Archangel Gabriel kneeling in front of the Virgin Mary with an olive branch in hand.

Feinsod, a professor of comparative literature at Northwestern, spoke on how poetry can give voice to common crises of our time.

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Lecture honors late professor, poet

October 31, 2019 0 comments

Each year since the unexpected passing of C.D. Wright in 2016, the late professor of literary arts has been honored through a lecture in her name.

Oing, a University alum, discussed the relationship between humans, puppets and cyborgs in the context of the late Middle Ages.

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Alum studies medieval puppets, cyborgs

April 8, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The worlds of medieval Christianity and science fiction collided in a lecture by Michelle Oing ’07 last Thursday evening.

Lisa Biggs, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, read an excerpt of her latest work, a book on the impact of art for incarcerated women. Audience members listened to Biggs' talk and conversed with her after the lecture.

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Professor shares work on black feminist theater for incarcerated women

March 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

While it is unusual for drama clubs and the crisis of mass incarceration to share ground in a line of inquiry, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Lisa Biggs spoke about the nexus of the two during a presentation Tuesday.