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Karan Madhok

Literature ·

Hoopistani Dreams

Indian sports writer Karan Madhok becomes a novelist in AU’s MFA in Creative Writing Program.
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Dr. Britta Joy Peterson

Arts ·

CAS Welcomes Brand New Dance Major

AU establishes a new BA in dance that emphasizes cultural inclusiveness and an interdisciplinary approach.
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Memnon Head

Humanities ·

Who is the Real Indiana Jones?

Iconic movie character helps make professor’s book about 200-year history of Western archeological finds accessible.
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Vladimir Feltsman at piano with page turner

Humanities ·

Carmel Institute Fills Katzen with Music, Culture, and History

Concert and symposium featuring world-renowned pianist Vladimir Feltsman
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Duck Rabbit optical illusion. Some people see a duck; others see a rabbit.

Humanities ·

Humanities Lectures 2017

Professor Arthur Shapiro kicks off the first in a series of Humanities Lab lectures this Wednesday, September 20, at 1 p.m. at 228 Battele-Tompkins. He will explore the difference between what we see and how we understand and interpret what we see.
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Duck Rabbit optical illusion. Some people see a duck; others see a rabbit.

Humanities ·

Humanities Lectures 2017

Professor Arthur Shapiro kicks off the first in a series of Humanities Lab lectures this Wednesday, September 20, at 1 p.m. at 228 Battele-Tompkins. He will explore the difference between what we see and how we understand and interpret what we see.
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A mixed media work depicting a woman with clasped hands by artist Zena Assi.

Arts ·

Fall Arts Season Kicks Off at AU

Fall calendar filled with art, music, theatre, and dance.
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Golden- Manal Deeb

Arts ·

American University Museum Announces Fall Shows

American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center announces fall 2017 art shows.
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Melissa Scholes Young's new novel explores Hannibal, Missouri, the boyhood home of Mark Twain.

Literature ·

Twain Was Here: Melissa Scholes Young Publishes Debut Novel

Lit lecturer’s novel, FLOOD, looks at friendships and small-town America.
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Melissa Scholes Young's new book delves into how Hannibal, Missouri commemorates its hometown hero, Mark Twain.

Literature ·

Mark Twain’s America

Lit Lecturer Picks Five Books That Influenced Her Novel.
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