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October 8, 2012

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Department of Art fall colloquia series focuses on humor in art. Artist Matt Kenyon will be featured on October 9 at 6:00 pm in Katzen Arts Center 201. The event is free and open to the public.

The Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native is interested in the convergence of art, emerging technologies, and pop- culture. Many of his works feature interactive technology and artificial intelligence/artificial …more

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Host: Art Department

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The promise and potential of computer games and simulations in politics, learning, business, health, and other areas beyond entertainment has been widely celebrated in academic and industrial circles. But, despite considerable interest and even substantial investment, videogames have not become an influential medium. Professor Ian Bogost, Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies …more

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Host: CAS Dean's Office

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Join the American University, E.A.Carrmean, Jr., and Karen Wilkin for a gallery talk on Jule Olitski's work.

Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922-2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Field painting. Olitski enjoyed enormous acclaim in the 1960s and 1970s, and in 1969 he was the …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Visiting Artist Raoul Middleman gives a lecture at 6 p.m. in Katzen Center, Room 246. The event is free and open to the public.

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Host: Art Department

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Join a lively discussion, "talk show" style, hosted by
Ximena Varela, AU Associate Professor of Arts Management

On the occasion of the Washington, DC tour of Teatro Línea de Sombra, one of Mexico's leading contemporary theaters, we will examine critical questions about theater in Latin America with artists, scholars, and theater professionals. Linea de Sombra will perform its work Amarillo at …more

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Host: Performing Arts

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