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November 23, 2010

Director of Dance Ananya Chatterjea Participates in Discussion about Minnesota's Identity and the Arts

Ananya Chatterjea, Associate Professor and Director of Dance, will be one of the artists participating in Identity and the Arts, a panel hosted by the Minneapolis Arts Commission. The panel will discuss how Minnesota's art scene has shaped the way Minnesotans think about themselves, and if there is such a thing as a shared Minnesota culture and how the arts have shaped it.

Savethedate_Nov30_MNidentity.pdf

Assistant Professor Diyah Larasati talks about the conversation surrounding the global humanities, and the line between humanities and politics.

Rachmi Larasati from The Global Conversation on Vimeo.

Dance Faculty Member Toni Pierce-Sands's Company Performs at O'Shaughnessy Theater

TU Dance, a company founded by faculty member Toni Pierce-Sands and her partner Uri Sands, performed their latest work at the O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. For more information about this performance, check out Caroline Palmer's piece A sublime performance from TU Dance.

November 22, 2010

Dance Program Alum Emily Johnson Performed at Northrop Auditorium

Emily Johnson, a graduate of the University of Minnesota's dance program, brought her company Catalyst, Dances by Emily Johnson to Northrop Auditorium to perform her latest work The Thank You Bar. For more information about this piece, check out Camille LeFevre's article on MinnPost and Caroline Palmer's article in the Star Tribune.

November 11, 2010

Professor Michal Kobialka's 1993 book has been translated into Romanian

Professor Michal Kobialka's 1993 book about the theatre of Tadeusz Kantor, A Journey Through Other Spaces, has just been translated into Romanian.

O Călătorie ĭn Alte Spaţii: Teatrul lui Tadeusz Kantor had an official book launch on November 2, 2010 in Bucharest. The book was translated by Cipriana Petre.

November 9, 2010

Head of BA Performance Program Luverne Seifert in Guthrie Theater's "39 Steps"

Luverne Seifert, instructor and head of BA Performance Program, is part of the ensemble of four actors in the Guthrie Theater's production of Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps.

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November 3, 2010

Chair Carl Flink Featured on MN Original