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University of Memphis Theatre & Dance presents ‘Ordinary Days’

University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance is proud to announce the first show of our 2021-2022 season: Ordinary Days, a musical by Adam Gwon. The show will feature a cast of actor/singers who are vaccinated, safely distanced and wearing masks. 8.3 million individuals live in New York City,…

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UofM Theatre & Dance announces unique performance lineup for fall 2020 semester

The University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance is proud to announce their Fall 2020 Jubilee season: A mix of virtual and outdoor performances created specifically for the age of the coronavirus. The department will host two filmed and streamed theater pieces and a Zoom-based comedy show, in addition…

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Department of Architecture students earn AIA, ARCC accolades

The University of Memphis Department of Architecture recently honored two students with medals from the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture Research Centers Consortium. ¬†Both students earned the professional Master of Architecture degree in May 2020. Jeevan Thapa was announced as the 2020 recipient of the American Institute of…

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Department of Journalism and Strategic Media to host 2020 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

The University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media will host the 45th annual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, a three-day academic research conference that will be held from March 19 to the 21 at the FedEx Institute of Technology. Over the course of three days, about 140 attendees will be…

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Egyptology Graduate School Association to host research conference

The Egyptology Graduate School Association (EGSA) will host a student-led symposium about current research on ancient Egypt from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 21 at the Shelby Room in the University Center. This event will feature research from Egyptology students from both the history and art programs. “Students…

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UofM 2020 theatre season kicks off with Hamlet: Fall of the Sparrow

This week, the University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance will debut a technology-fueled rendition of a Shakespearean classic in Hamlet: Fall of the Sparrow, which¬†will begin its run this Thursday, February 13, with additional performances scheduled for February 14-15 and 20-22, Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m.…

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AMUM to host 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition this weekend

This Saturday, Art Museum of the University of Memphis will host opening reception for the 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will host works of UofM students across a variety of media including paintings, sculpture and graphic design. 51 students submitted 169 works of…

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UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins to deliver weekend lecture on African American sculptor Augusta Savage at Dixon Gallery & Gardens

This Sunday, UofM Art Professor Earnestine Jenkins will deliver a lecture on Harlem Renaissance sculptor Augusta Savage. “Augusta Savage was one of the first major African American sculptors,” Jenkins said. “She’s part of what used to be called ‘The New Negro Movement’, which is a term that scholars use to…

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‘One Word’ BFA Thesis Exhibition showcases contemporary art, UofM style

One Word, Part II of the Fall 2019 BFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring the work of six graduating seniors of The University of Memphis Department of Art, debuted earlier this month at The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art. The exhibition is a compilation of works in a variety…

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