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Screen capture from Miss You Like Hell

Arts ·

“Miss You Like Hell” A Virtual Hit

A heartfelt, hopeful, and modern road trip musical
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How does it feel to be 18 and starting college in the [expletive] year of 2020

Arts ·

Virtual “Overture” a Poignant, Soaring Success

First-year AU students share hopes and dreams in annual performance
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Tim Doud and Zoe Charlton

Arts ·

ARTivism: TALMBOUT the VOTE Digital Poster-Design Contest Around Antiracism and Election 2020

The contest kicks off a collaboration by AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, Eaton Workshop and ‘sindikit on role of art in antiracism.
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Mia Owens with Ohio resident working at a computer

Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies in Washington, D.C.
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Collage of personal items

Arts ·

AU Museum in Fall: Contested Space Explores Themes Relevant to Presidential Election of 2020

Art on view this fall explores themes around the global climate crisis, particularly water as a declining resource, immigration policies, and truth and illusion in public discourse.
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literature. culture. technology.

Literature ·

AU Offering New Technical Writing and Rhetoric Class in Fall

As the world grows more data driven, it needs professionals who can make technical information accessible. To ensure that AU students have this critical skill, WRT 610: Technical Writing and Rhetoric will be offered for the first time this fall.
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Art

Arts ·

Experience AU Museum Summer Shows Online

Summer exhibits and virtual events can be experienced online now.
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smiling professor

Arts ·

Celebrating Juneteenth

CAS performing arts professor Sybil Roberts Williams answers some questions about the holiday, its history, and the best ways to celebrate.
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Kendall Clayton, Self portrait

Arts ·

Portraits in Quarantine: Creating Art and Meaning

Since graduation, Kendall Clayton (BA women’s, gender, and sexualities studies ’20) has been spending her quarantine time immersed in her art, creating a series of portraits of women who inspire her.
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Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Triumph of Death, circa 1562. Credit: Prado Museum.

Arts ·

In the World of Art, History Repeats Itself

This spring, when Ximena Varela traveled to England to research the earliest instances of arts management in the Western World, the pandemic hit Europe, and Varela watched history repeat itself.
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