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Detail of cover artwork for "The Elephant Vanishes."

Fumi Tomita Releases New CD, Book

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

It’s been a busy month for Fumi Tomita, assistant professor of jazz and string bass in the department of music and dance. Tomita’s newest CD, “The Elephant Vanishes: Jazz Interpretations of the Short Stories of Haruki Murakami,” has just been released on OA2 Records. Murakami is known as the author of “IQ84,” a massive three-volume work of dystopian fantasy.

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Steven Tracy to Deliver Keynote Address at Poetry Forum in China

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Distinguished Professor of Afro-American studies, Steven C. Tracy, will provide a keynote address for a poetry forum in Wuhan, China on May 30 as part of his work as a Distinguished Overseas Professor at the Central China Normal University. Tracy’s talk, “The Genesis and Nature of ‘Tremble’: Anatomy of a Blues Performance,” will involve a recording of the song “Tremble” by his band, Steve Tracy and the Crawling Kingsnakes, as well as live singing and harmonica playing.

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Sabina Murray Awarded Conti Faculty Fellowship Award

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Professor Sabina murray of the Department of English and the MFA for Poets and Writers has received a 2019-20 Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Award....
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An art student works on a picture of a monkey.

HFA Student Showcase: Call for Submissions

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Now accepting submissions of work in visual art, film, poetry, prose, performance, and more. The Showcase will take place on April 17th, 2019 in the Fine Arts Center Atrium!.

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Felipe Salles Debuts “The New Immigrant Experience” in Old Chapel

Friday, April 12, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, Felipe Salles, associate professor of jazz studies in the department of music and dance, presented the world premiere of his work “The New Immigrant Experience” to a sold-out audience of around 175 concert-goers.

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