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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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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 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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Kellogg

Arts ·

Representation to Performance: American University Museum Summer Shows

AU Museum summer shows feature paintings by Val Lewton and Frederic Kellogg; photographs of Cuba and North Korea; and performance, installation, and fugitive public art.
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Author James Hannaham

Literature ·

The Visiting Writers Series: Thirty-seven Years of Literary Inspiration

Bringing world-class writers to American University
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Saxophone player

Arts ·

Celebrate Jazz History Month at AU’s Jazz Concert Featuring Local Legends

On Saturday, April 22, the College of Arts and Sciences hosts its annual spring concert featuring the American University Jazz Orchestra and special guest band, The Sax Summit, with Peter Fraize, Antonio Parker, and Elijah Jamal Balbed.
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Botero

Arts ·

Participatory Sculpture, Contemporary Cuban, A Teacher’s Legacy, Myths and Time at the AU Museum

Spring exhibits at the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open April 1. All close May 28 except ESCAPE: Foon Sham, which closes August 13.
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