Valerie Alhart

Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.

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Best Translated Book Award honored at London Book Fair

Best Translated Book Award honored at London Book Fair

April 17, 2014

The Best Translated Book Award — launched in 2008 by Three Percent, the University’s website for translated literature — is the only prize of its kind to honor the best original works of international fiction and poetry published in the United States.

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Devotion, deviance face off in ‘Madame de Sade’

Devotion, deviance face off in ‘Madame de Sade’

April 11, 2014

On Thursday, April 24, the International Theatre Program presents the rarely performed Madame de Sade, a work that explores deeply disquieting questions about the nature of suffering and belief.

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Symposium explores trouble with ‘Post-Blackness’

Symposium explores trouble with ‘Post-Blackness’

April 8, 2014

The Humanities Project presents a symposium in which 16 distinguished scholars will discuss what it means to be black in the 21st century.

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Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

Scholar Kenneth Gross named first holder of Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English

April 8, 2014

Kenneth Gross, a Renaissance scholar and professor of English, became the inaugural holder of the Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professorship in English on Friday, April 4.

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2014 Day of the Arts showcases street art

2014 Day of the Arts showcases street art

April 4, 2014

Students, faculty, and staff will gather together to celebrate Day of the Arts 2014: Street Art on Friday, April 11. This two-day series will showcase movement, dance, and art executed outside of traditional art venues.

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3-day series looks at reporting in the ‘post-feminist’ age

3-day series looks at reporting in the ‘post-feminist’ age

March 14, 2014

A three-day film and lecture series looks at the work of female journalists, authors, and filmmakers working to bring attention to stories about motherhood in America, sex and sexuality, reproductive rights, and racial inequality.

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Nigel Maister is first recipient of Peck Artistic Directorship

Nigel Maister is first recipient of Peck Artistic Directorship

March 5, 2014

Created with a lead gift by University Trustee Janice M. Willett ’78S (MBA) and Joseph T. Willett ’75S (MBA), the Russell and Ruth Peck Artistic Directorship is endowed thanks to generous contributions from 176 additional University alumni and friends.

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Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

February 24, 2014

Canadian artists Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue’s work uses communication, exchange, and observation to create images, site-specific art, sculptures, special events, and multimedia.

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Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

February 20, 2014

The International Theatre Program presents a modern take on one man’s struggle between morality and self-interest in Henrik Ibsen’s dark satire, An Enemy of the People.

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Digital artist receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Digital artist receives Lillian Fairchild Award

February 5, 2014

The selection committee chose Cary Peppermint for his portfolio of innovative and collaborative projects exploring connections between industry and nature.

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