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Male dancer on stage in front of pink background.

Arts ·

AU’S Exciting Spring Arts Season Calendar

American University’s 2018 spring arts season will fill the campus with art, music, drama, and dance. Our exhibition schedule will bring you artists from DC and around the world, working in a variety of media.
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Actress Erika Rose performing on stage in Caleen Jennings' play, Queens Girl in Africa.

Arts ·

Caleen Jennings' New Play Launches 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival

Queens Girl in Africa, the latest play by AU Professor of Theatre, is premiering at the 2018 Women’s Voices festival.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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