Arts & Humanities
Tue, 11/12/2013 — Celebrated Ukrainian writer Yuriy Vynnychuk, author of "The Tango of Death," will deliver the Ukrainian Studies Fall 2013 Palij Lecture for the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) at the University of Kansas. The...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Kansas Audio-Reader volunteers, staff and listeners gathered last month to celebrate 42 years of service. ​The Halloween-themed event took place at Maceli’s and drew nearly 200 people, some of whom came in costume. The event serves to...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Jeremy Shellhorn, University of Kansas associate professor of visual communications and recipient of this year’s Byron T. Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching, will give a presentation next week on the unique educational opportunities that...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Michael Vernon, a University of Kansas journalism senior from Houston, has been named a winner of the prestigious 2013 Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship, a national award for excellence in sports writing at the college...

Fri, 11/08/2013 —  The University Dance Company fall concerts Nov. 21-22 will honor the legacy of a founding faculty member of the University of Kansas Department of Dance. The Janet Hamburg Visiting Artist Series supports residencies by visiting artists at KU...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — The University Daily Kansan’s online news site, Kansan.com, has once again been recognized as one of the best in the country. It recently received the 2013 Online Pacemaker Award, the Associated Collegiate Press’ highest honor, making this...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Novelist Aminatta Forna will discuss her newly released novel, "The Hired Man," at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and a reception and book signing will...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — Offices across the University of Kansas have planned events in observance of International Education Week for the week of Nov. 11- 15. Initiated in 2000 by the U.S. departments of State and Education, International Education Week is dedicated to...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — Sir Max Hastings, author of 12 books on military history, including "Inferno: The World at War 1939-45," will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Lied Center Pavilion on “Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War.” The event is free and...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — University of Kansas professor Dennis Domer is often cited among the leading historic preservationists in his field. But in recent years, Domer has turned his attention to the future of aging and architecture. Specifically, he is examining the...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — The search committee for dean of graduate studies at the University of Kansas has named four outstanding candidates following an internal call for applications.  Over the next two weeks, each candidate will give a presentation to the KU...

Mon, 11/04/2013 — David Nualart, the Black-Babcock Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics, will deliver his Distinguished Professor Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. His lecture, “The Roughness of the Random,” will take place in the...

Thu, 10/31/2013 — Hispano Durón, an international PhD student in Film and Media Studies, recently screened his new short film “El Lugar de la Cruz” at the II El Heraldo Short Film Festival in Honduras. For more than a decade, Duron has been an active filmmaker and film teacher in Honduras, his home country, and now in the United States. In recognition of his career as an artist and scholar, Durón was honored as an invited guest speaker during the festival. As a guest speaker, Durón highlighted the importance of short films in the development of a film culture in a third world economy as that of Honduras. In addition, he discussed the importance of short film in the history of film in

Wed, 10/30/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Department of Film and Media Studies will host a screening of Herk Harvey’s cult classic film “Carnival of Souls.” The film will be screened on Friday, Nov. 1, with doors opening at 7 p.m. at Oldfather Studios, 1621 W. Ninth St. Tickets are $10 at the door, cash or check only. For more event information, contact Sarah Sahin at sarahsahin@ku.edu or 785-864-2657. The cult classic was filmed in part at Oldfather Studios when the building was the soundstage of the film studio Centron Corp. The building, opened in 1955, was commissioned by KU alumni Russell Mosser and Art Wolf, founders of Centron, which was a leading industrial and

Tue, 10/29/2013 — LAWRENCE – University of Kansas professor of classics Anthony Corbeill has been elected to the board of trustees of the American Academy in Rome, a leading center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities. Corbeill is the first KU faculty member to sit on the board. He will serve a three-year term as trustee. The academy is known for the Rome Prize, which is awarded annually to 30 people who are selected through a national competition. The prize allows recipients to spend several months on the Rome campus of the academy to concentrate on their creative or scholarly projects. Corbeill, whose research focuses on Latin literature and

Tue, 10/29/2013 — LAWRENCE – It isn’t so unusual to see “knife-wielding zombies” in Marvin Hall. Usually they’re just sleep-deprived architecture and design students intent on finishing their projects before deadline. However, Oct. 30, something more fiendish may be afoot, when the American Institute of Architecture Students hosts its annual pumpkin-carving contest. Halloween pumpkin carving has been a traditional activity for KU architecture and design students dating back decades. That’s because the day before All Hallows Eve, it is only natural for ghouls to grasp their blades and go looking for trouble. Sounds dreadful, but event organizer and AIAS president Austin Griffis

Fri, 10/25/2013 — This fall, students enrolled in ADS 560, an advanced design studio course at the Center for Design Research (CDR), will investigate the integration of Bayer HealthCare’s blood-glucose monitoring technology with the on-board computer system of...

Thu, 10/24/2013 — Matthew Cooperman, poetry editor for the Colorado Review, and Aby Kaupang, author of "Little 'g' God Grows Tired of Me" (2013), will give a reading Nov. 7 at the University of Kansas. Cooperman and Kaupang will present along with doctoral...

Thu, 10/24/2013 — Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and Washington Post columnist Michael Dirda will present the Richard W. Gunn Memorial Lecture, “A Literary Life: Twenty-Five Years at the Washington Post Book World,” from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29,...

Tue, 10/22/2013 —  She hasn’t officially thrown her name in the ring yet, but political commentators are already musing that “Clinton fatigue” may hurt Hillary Clinton’s chances of being elected president in 2016. It’s a theory worth consideration,...


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