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Amanda Phillips: The Studenica Silk (ca. 1400): Object and Interpretation

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Noon | Virtual (from Istanbul)

JOINT LECTURE

THE AMERÄ°CAN RESEARCH INSTÄ°TUTE IN TURKEY AND

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR SOUTHEAST EUROPEAN STUDIES

The Studenica Silk (ca. 1400): Object and Interpretation

by Dr. Amanda Phillips, Fulbright Fellow, University of Virginia, Koç University

Wednesday March 29, 2023 7PM Istanbul Time

Postponed from February 15, 2023

Global Histories and Transgender Studies in the Humanities: Marcia Ochoa

Thursday, March 30, 2023

6.30 pm | Wilson Hall 142

Global Histories and Transgender Studies in the Humanities

A lecture and seminar series sponsored by the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures at the University of Virginia

Marcia Ochoa, University of California at Santa Cruz, author of Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela

(title TBA)

6.30pm, Wilson Hall 142, with livestream and simultaneous Spanish interpretation

 

 

 

UVA IN MEXICO DEADLINE

Friday, March 31, 2023

Muralism, Indigeneity, & Contemporary Art in Cholula

Summer 2023

Location: The program is based in Cholula, a city known for its Great Pyramid with the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios on top. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on earth.

Tuition and Program Fees: TBD

Program Director: Federico Cuatlacuatl 

 

 

 

DEADLINE: New City Arts Research Residency

Monday, April 3, 2023

11:59 pm | Online

Creatives of all disciplines with practices or projects based in research are invited to apply for the New City Arts Research Residency. A celebration of all the ways research informs artistic practices, this five-month, self-directed residency seeks to create space for the questioning, experimenting, reflecting, archiving, and observing that leads artists to new discoveries and ways of knowing. 

Resident artists are provided with free, 24-hour access to downtown studio space, a small stipend, and proximity to local resources. Visit our website to learn more about the program and how to apply.  Applications are due by April 3rd at 11:59PM

 

If you or an artist you know might be interested, please share/apply for the Residency! 

"Trans Studies for Grim Times"

Thursday, April 6, 2023

6.30 pm | Wilson Hall 142

Global Histories and Transgender Studies in the Humanities

A lecture and seminar series sponsored by the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures at the University of Virginia

"Trans Studies for Grim Times"

Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, author of Going Stealth: Transgender Politics and U.S. Surveillance Practice

6.30pm, Wilson Hall 142, with livestream and simultaneous Spanish interpretation

Guest Speakers: Painting

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

12:30 - 3:00 | Ruffin Hall Painting

On Wednesday, April 12, from 12:30 - 3:00, the Painting Department will host two arts professionals who will address issues of professional arts practices and procedures.

Dr. Dena Jennings is a doctor, artist, and Chairperson of the Virginia Commission on the Arts. She’ll talk about grant writing and organizing creative communities. More about her can be seen on this link:

https://www.richmondfolkfestival.org/2022-folklife-demo/2022/9/6/dr-dena-jennings

Kristen Chiacchia is the Executive Director of Second Street Gallery. She’ll talk about applying for exhibitions to galleries and other venues. More about her can be seen on this link:

https://www.secondstreetgallery.org/staff-and-board

Each guest will present for about 45 minutes with Q & A. Refreshments afterwards.

All are invited to join.

 

Art Department Diploma Ceremony

Saturday, May 20, 2023

11:30 am | Culbreth Theater

The Department of Art’s Diploma Ceremony will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, May 20, in the Culbreth Theatre (the Drama Building) rain or shine. This ceremony follows the Lawn ceremony, which will take place at 9:00am that day.

Official Finals Weekend information: https://majorevents.virginia.edu/finals