Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This week's events for Arts & Humanities at UT Dallas Notice of Final Oral Examination ~ Shu Feng ~ Arts and Humanities ~ Studies in Literature Tuesday, Mar 20
(4 p.m.)

All Faculty Are Invited to the Final Examination of


Shu Feng

Graduate Program in Humanities – Studies in Literature

March 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m., JO 4.122


Title of Dissertation: 

Adapting Affect: Cognition, Emotion, and Identity from Novel to Film


Student’s Supervising Committee:

Adrienne L. McLean, Chair

Pamela Gossin

Patricia Michaelson

Shilyh Warren

UT Dallas Symbiosis: Where Science Meets Art Tuesday, Mar 20
(4 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

Come listen to a talk by Ms. Bonnie Pitman, Distinguished Scholar in Residence, on The Art of Healing: New Approaches for Physicians and Patients.

Creative Writing Lecture - Jonathan Wei: The Telling Project Wednesday, Mar 21
(7 p.m.)

Jonathan Wei will give a reading and presentation interspersed with video clips from The Telling Project and explain the importance and impact it has had on veterans and society. Wei is a playwright, writer, producer and the founder and director of The Telling Project. His dramatic work has been staged at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Guthrie Theater, and Library of Congress and other major venues. He is a recipient of a Congressional Commendation Emmy, as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities.

Faculty @ Five: UT Dallas Faculty and Staff Playing Jazz Thursday, Mar 22
(5 p.m.)

Music from The Great American Songbook as well as jazz standards by artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, and Stanley Turrentine.

Saxophone: Dr. Gerry Burnham
Drums: Eric Farrar
Piano: Kelly Durbin
Vocals: Julia Lawshae
Bass: Lou Harlas (Guest)

Notice of Final Oral Examination ~ Le Tang ~ Arts and Humanities Friday, Mar 23
(1:30 p.m.)

All Faculty Are Invited to the Final Examination of


Le Tang

Graduate Program in Humanities

March 23, 2018, 1:00 p.m., JO 5.602


Title of Dissertation: 

Between Politics and Aesthetics: Red China through the Lens of Western Leftist Filmmakers


Student’s Supervising Committee:

Ming Dong Gu, Chair

Shilyh Warren

Nils Roemer

Charles R. Bambach

Los Hermanos Mayo: Photographing Exile Friday, Mar 23
(5:30 p.m.)

Brought to you by the Center for US-Latin America Initiatives, Phi Alpha Theta and the UT Dallas History Program welcome Dr. John Mraz, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico, one of the foremost scholars on the history of Mexican photography, for a talk on Los Hermanos Mayo, their origins in wartime Spain, and their contribution to Mexican photography.

The photographic collective known as Los Hermanos Mayo revolutionized graphic journalism in Mexico during the mid-twentieth century with their depictions of the struggles of the everyday life of ordinary Mexicans. Dr. Mraz’s talk will coincide with the inauguration of the Bracero Photo Exhibit in the Jonsson/Founders walkway.

Alexandre Moutouzkine and Chloe Kiffer Saturday, Mar 24
(8 p.m.)

Pianist Moutouzkine and violinist Kiffer present a program that was inspired by "Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories," the last book of Robert Craft (a conductor and Stravinsky’s longtime assistant).

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TVAA 2018 High School Art Competition - Exhibition Saturday, Feb 24 - Sunday, Mar 25 Location: The new SP/N Gallery at Synergy Park North 2.

Please join us in celebrating the amazing young talent here in Texas at the Texas Visual Arts Association Annual Art Competition. More than 150 wonderful pieces have been selected from nearly 1,000 submissions are on view in the SP/N Gallery.

This year’s esteemed jurors: 
Christopher Blay - Teaching Artist at the Nasher, The Warehouse, Fort Worth Modern, and DMA.
Jessica Fuentes - Artist and Manager ot the Gallery Interpretation and the Center for Creative Connections at DMA
Angela Hall - Former Program Coordinator at LACMA, now Director of Learning at the Dallas Contemporary Museum


SP/N Gallery hours:
Sunday - Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Notice of Final Oral Examination ~ Rebecca L. Thompson ~ Arts and Humanities ~ Studies in Literature Monday, Mar 26
(3 p.m.)

All Faculty Are Invited to the Final Examination of


Rebecca L. Thompson

Graduate Program in Humanities – Studies in Literature

March 26, 2018, 3:00 p.m., JO 4.122


Title of Dissertation: 

Mayn tsvaoeh durkh dir ikh loz: The Socialist Realism of Dovid Bergelson


Student’s Supervising Committee:

David A. Patterson, Chair

Sean J. Cotter

Zsuzsanna Ozsváth

Nils Roemer