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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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Q&A: Kevin Sanders, New Director of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

This semester, Dr. Kevin Sanders joined the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music as director. Sanders is a Professor of Music and former Director for Graduate Studies with the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, as well as the former Dean’s Fellow for Research Development with the College of Communication…

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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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‘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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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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AMUM celebrates the history of contemporary art in the Mid-South with ‘Catalyst’

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will present an exhibition about the Memphis art scene surrounding the artist, writer and South Main preservation and arts champion Robert McGowan (1947-2012). The opening reception for the exhibition, titled “Catalyst: McGowan/MCCA/Number/South Main” will take place this Sunday, October 20, from…

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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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The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology of the University of Memphis to host Third Annual Alumni Lecture

The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology will host the third annual IEAA Alumnae/Alumni Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, in the Art & Communications Building, room 310. This year’s lecture is titled “The God of Confusion? An Examination of Seth in New Kingdom Expressions of Royal Ideology.” Annie…

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