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OCTOBER 14, 2012

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AFTER OCTOBER 14

      • Wed 10/17/12
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Persuasive Games, or, Drilling for Whale
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • 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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      • Sat 10/20/12
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: E. A. Carmean, Jr. and Karen Wilkin on Jules Olitski
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • 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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      • Tue 10/30/12
        6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Visiting Artist Raoul Middleman
      • Katzen Performing Arts Studio 246
      • 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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      • Thu 11/01/12
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Southern Exposure: A Conversation about Creation, Identity, and Journeys through Latin American Theatre
      • 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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      • Sat 11/03/12
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Gallery Talk: Ivan Pinkava
      • Katzen AU Museum
      • Join the American University Museum for the gallery talk on Ivan Pinkava.

        Considered a leading contemporary Czech photographer, Ivan Pinkava has created his own visual language. In his work, Pinkava aims to enter familiar iconographical situations of Western culture in order to--some slightly, some radically--alter, rearrange, rename, empty, cloak, or show them in a different light. Behind ...more

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        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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