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Barry Jones
APSU Arts and Letters dean explains why you need a humanities degree

College of Arts and Letters Dean Barry Jones discusses the benefits of doing what you love and why "90 percent of humanities graduates are happy with their lives."

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Harned Hall
APSU faculty heed call of students and add more diverse voices to world lit class

The SGA passed a resolution calling for the professors to "challenge themselves and their students to broaden their horizons and study works they might be unfamiliar with." The faculty eagerly accepted this challenge.

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David Steinquest and Friends
Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends returns to APSU Dec. 3

Christmas with David Steinquest and Friends will present "We Need a Little Christmas" at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, in the Mabry Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale Nov. 15.

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Artist Paul Rucker to deliver talk about ‘Preserve & Protect’ pieces
Artist Paul Rucker to deliver talk about 'Preserve & Protect' pieces

Paul Rucker will talk about his work associated with the "Preserve & Protect" exhibition, currently on display in The New Gallery.

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Student Spotlight: Meet graphic design student Katie Boyer
Student Spotlight: Meet graphic design student Katie Boyer

You never know what you're going to discover at Austin Peay. Graphic design major and APSU Hazel Smith Summer Research Fellow recipient Katie Boyer has quite the story.

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New garment exhibition – ‘Preserve & Protect’ – reveals our ‘shrouded histories’
New garment exhibition - 'Preserve & Protect' - reveals our 'shrouded histories'

Co-curated by Michael Dickins, director of The New Gallery, and Erika Diamond, curator and assistant director of CVA galleries at Chautauqua Institution, this exhibition of conceptual garment work looks at the complex ways in which textiles, particularly garments, tell the stories of the past, present, and future.

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Harned Hall
APSU now offering foreign languages option for general ed core requirement

Beginning with the Fall 2021 Bulletin, students can take French, German, Greek, Latin or Spanish 1010 or 1020 to fulfill part of their humanities and fine arts requirements.

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Tennessee Suffragists
APSU's Uffelman heading up virtual series on progressive Tennessee women

This fall, Uffelman is reuniting with her collaborators from a 2015 book for a special virtual series, Tennessee 101: Tennessee Women in the Progressive Era, Part 1.

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Heather Abels
APSU visiting animation professor works on major films for Netflix and Disney

Clarksville resident Heather Abels worked as a matte painter for Disney's "Encanto" and as a matte painting consultant for the Netflix film, "My Little Pony."

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Alumna creates the Gerald L. and Virginia Tenney Endowed Scholarship for APSU photography students

To qualify for this scholarship, students must be APSU sophomores, juniors or seniors with a 3.0 GPA and a studio art major with a concentration in photography.

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Halloween
APSU's Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert returns to campus on Oct. 29

The superhero-themed concert will return to campus with in-person performances, and a livestream, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Music/Mass Communication Building's Mabry Concert Hall.

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Little Friends Print
APSU's Art+Design and CECA welcome Little Friends of Printmaking Sept. 21

The Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will kick off the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season with The Little Friends of Printmaking.

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‘So we sent an email’: How a photo in Austin Peay’s art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer
'So we sent an email': How a photo in Austin Peay's art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer

Earlier this summer, the director of Austin Peay State University's The New Gallery and his summer research fellow discovered a striking photo of a red-haired girl with a face splashed with freckles. Within days, they had a compelling story to share, one that included an up-and-coming 26-year-old French photographer who from his shop in Pont-Aven, France, had the perfect light in 1970 to capture the freckled faces of Cécile and her two sisters, Béatrice and Silvie.

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Expert on Tennessee suffragists and 19th Amendment to speak at APSU Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Constitution Day commemorates the day the country's Founding Fathers adopted the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and Dr. Carole Bucy's talk will celebrate another important milestone - women winning the right to vote.

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Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule
Austin Peay Art + Design announces 2021-22 exhibition, visiting artist schedule

The Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay State University is excited to announce its 2021-22 season of exhibitions and visiting speakers. Generously supported by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), the Department of Art + Design can bring nationally/internationally recognized artists and thinkers directly to Clarksville with programming that is free and open to the public.

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The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens ‘Recent Acquisitions’ exhibition to kick off new season
The New Gallery at Austin Peay opens 'Recent Acquisitions' exhibition to kick off new season

The University accessioned over 150 new pieces into APSU's Art Collection within the past five years. The exhibition features 125 pieces of donated, gifted and purchased works of art and includes artists such as Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Frank Paulin, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriquez, Philippe Salaün, Karen Seapker, Carl E. Moore and many more.

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Happening today: The New Gallery to open with ‘Recent Acquisitions’
Happening today: The New Gallery to open with 'Recent Acquisitions'

The exhibit will include more than 150 pieces accepted into Austin Peay State University's art collection during the last five years. Pieces include art from Ansel Adams, Deborah Gould Hall, Bonnie Schiffman, Albert Watson, Michel Thersiquel, Khari Turner, Gamaliel Rodriguez, Philippe Salaün and Karen Seapker.

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Beloved Community Writing Group
APSU hosts Beloved Community Writing Retreat for Black faculty

Each day included time for goal setting, independent writing and accountability checks, and guest speakers included Black tenured APSU professors, Provost Maria Cronley and other university representatives.

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Dr. Ricardo Nazario y Colón
Poet, artist & diversity officer Colón to speak at APSU's Asanbe Diversity Symposium

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, he'll visit Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center, Room 307, to deliver the keynote lecture, "A Puerto Rican/Latinx Journey in Appalachia,"

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Amy Wright
Austin Peay's Amy Wright publishes new book that explores the 'braided conversations' of our lives

Her new book, Paper Concert: A Conversation in the Round, features nine essays pursuing the art of asking and the invisible links that connect one line of questioning to the next.

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‘Rodeo in STYLE’: How an iconic photographer’s images became a part of Austin Peay’s art collection
'Rodeo in STYLE': How an iconic photographer's images became a part of Austin Peay's art collection

Recently discovered photos not only capture a Canadaian rodeo in 1978, but they also help to tell the story of how a world-famous photographer's photos made their way over 43 years from his New York City studio to an Arizona gallery to a dusty flat-file box in Austin Peay State University's art collection.

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New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, ‘discover’ Austin Peay’s art collection
New student art fellowship to help document, preserve, 'discover' Austin Peay's art collection

A recent endowment from Mark and Martha Em Raby made a new annual summer fellowship possible and provides an Art + Design student the opportunity to work with the University's art collection.

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Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities’ Zora Neale Hurston institute
Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities' Zora Neale Hurston institute

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Paula White is one of 25 scholars selected for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute that will explore the works of Zora Neale Hurston.

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Ancient ruins
APSU Honors Program to offer special biblical history and archeology class this fall

The honors class will cover a swath of history that extends "from the Stone Age to Christianity," with students learning through archeological remains about the everyday lives of people living on three separate continents.

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Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show
Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show

The Department of Art + Design's 53rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition honored students on Wednesday, April 28, with an awards night via Zoom.

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Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change
Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change

On Earth Day, the Art + Design lawn at Austin Peay State University had an interesting sight to see. Eliza Evans, an environmental artist of about 10 years, was taking part in a durational performance piece where she spent several hours in a "time machine."

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Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ on campus
Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' on campus

Environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today to perform a reiteration of her piece "Time Machine," a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours "living" in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ outside Art + Design building
Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' outside Art + Design building

On Earth Day, April 22, environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to perform a reiteration of her piece Time Machine, a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours “living” in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad.

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Dr. Dan Shea
APSU May class to discover literary magic behind Harry Potter series

During the three-week, online class, students will read four novels in the series and discover how literary works by Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, J.R.R. Tolkien and others influenced the world of Harry Potter.

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APSU Theatre and Dance presents World Premiere Staging of Peabody-nominated radio drama Suspense!

The production will run from April 15-17. All shows start at 7:30 p.m., and the performances will take place virtually via a LIVE video or audio-only stream.

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