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Visiting political philosopher Yasemin Sari to speak on refugees and a right to place23rd January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Yasemin Sari, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Northern Iowa will deliver a free public lecture on “Equality at the Borders: Refugees and a Right to Place,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, on the Third Floor of the IU Southeast Library. Dr. Sari is a political …

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Voices of Change speech contest a shout-out for peaceful progress19th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Bone-chilling temperatures were no match for the energy radiating from the sixth annual Voices of Change speech contest, held Wednesday evening in University Center North before an audience of faculty, staff, students, families and friends. Emily Cain, a sophomore French major with a minor in education from Lanesville, Ind., claimed …

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IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest18th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Call it symbolic or just plain fun: the Phoenix constructed by IU Southeast Fine Arts students soared to top honors at the recent “#IAmPublicArt” event in New Albany, Ind. hosted by the Carnegie Center for Art & History. The mobile structure bested competing pop-up installations from Bellarmine University and Kentucky …

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Jeramy Nichols reveals secrets of sight-singing in published article11th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Close your eyes and listen to a piece of choral music. As a listener, you revel in pure sound. But for the performers, all that pristine audio is the product of a lot of visual training that starts with sight-singing, what you might call “reading music cold.” The ways and …

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“Artaxis Conversations” bring together ceramic artists from around the world8th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The concept: 24 artists from 16 countries will “gather” via live-stream video over a 12-hour span on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to answer questions from fans, fellow artists and friends of ceramics. The event is called “Artaxis Conversations,” and it’s the brainchild of Artaxis, the arts organization founded by Brian Harper, …

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Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month26th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latino experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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Veterans mural enshrines service, memory and community25th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has a new monument. The Veterans for Peace mural currently hangs in the University Center South, and will be officially celebrated on Tues., Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. The large-scale, original artwork combines veterans’ portraits and keepsake photos with images of iconic monuments and events to honor the …

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Multimedia artist Rosanna Raymond brings strong Pacific currents to campus15th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast welcomes trailblazing multimedia artist, performer and thinker Rosanna Raymond to campus for a workshop and two public lectures exploring her complex and dynamic vision uniting traditional elements of the Samoan world-view with forms from the creative edge. Better buckle up. Raymond’s presentations are unpredictable, provocative, powerful. They combine …

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Ready to launch: SpaceLab propels student artists5th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The SpaceLab is “Go!” IU Southeast’s diminutive display space for student art has blasted off for another voyage through the academic calendar. As described tongue-in-cheek on its website, the SpaceLab is a “reusable laboratory that allows artists to perform experiments in standard gravity in Earth orbit.” It is located in Knobview …

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