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UofM Dance to present Falling/Up: A Faculty Dance Concert

The UofM Department of Theatre & Dance will present Falling/Up, an eight-part faculty and guest artist dance concert. “We have eight choreographers involved: myself, Dance Professor Michael Medcalf, five adjunct professors, Christina McKinney, and Amy Miller, who is our guest artist for this event,” said Jill Guyton Nee, head of…

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UofM Theatre presents a modern take on a Jane Austen musical in ‘Emma’

The University of Memphis will present a fresh musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma written by Stephen Karam in the Studio Theatre on Thursday through Saturday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons November 14 through 17. “I saw a production of Emma in 2011 in New York City, where I was…

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Renowned Illustrator Brian Selznick to visit campus for Whitman lecture

The University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance will host a presentation by illustrator Brian Selznick and world-renowned Walt Whitman scholar Karen Karbeinar on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1 to 2:20 p.m. at the University of Memphis Mainstage Theatre. Selznick is the creator of many beloved books, including The…

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Fall 2019 BFA and MFA Thesis Exhibitions to open at Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art

FALL 2019 BFA THESIS EXHIBITION PART I HOLD THE DOOR On view: October 25 – November 8 Opening Reception: October 25, 5-7 PM Gallery Talk: November 7, 11:30 AM The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art presents Hold the Door, Part I of the Fall 2019 BFA Thesis…

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‘De-Centering Stonewall’ celebrates history of local pride, archival efforts

The Mid-South LGBTQ+ Archive will host its kickoff event: De-Centering Stonewall: Exploring LGBTQ+ History Beyond the Stonewall Uprising this Friday, October 25 at the University Center. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York,” said Craig Stewart, associate professor of communication studies with the Department…

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Department of Communication and Film to partner with Local Health Organizations for Sickle Cell Awareness Day

An upcoming University of Memphis event aims to raise awareness about sickle cell disease, a debilitating blood disorder that affects up to 8 percent of African Americans. The Second Annual Sickle Cell Awareness Day at the University of Memphis will take place Tuesday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 1…

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University of Memphis presents a comedy about silent suffering in ‘Small Mouth Sounds’

The University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance will produce the critically acclaimed Small Mouth Sounds by Beth Wohl as its first production of the 2019-2020 season. “I came across Small Mouth Sounds in 2016,” said Triston Pullen, director of the UofM production of Small Mouth Sounds and second-year…

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