Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/rss.php en-us This week's events for Arts & Humanities at UT Dallas A Reading and Conversation with Ananda Devi http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428405?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428405?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Sep 29
(5 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

The Center for Translation Studies in association with Deep Vellum Publishing are pleased to host Mauritian author Ananda Devi for a reading and discussion on Thursday, September 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. in FN 2.102. Ms. Devi will be reading from her novel EVE out of her RUINS, released this month by Deep Vellum Publishing in English translation by Jeffrey Zuckerman. 

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Jewish Refugees in Shanghai Exhibition http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220426295?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220426295?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Sep 1 - Friday, Sep 30

The exhibit, Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, 1933–1941, brings together photos, personal stories, and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum of the nearly 20,000 Jews who sought refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust. Presented in conjunction with the Confucius Institute.

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What makes a cultural capital? Paris versus Vienna: A conversation with Alessandra Comini and Richard Brettell http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428406?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428406?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Sunday, Oct 2
(3 p.m.) Location: Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium.

The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History is pleased to present a conversation with Dr. Alessandra Comini, Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University, and Dr. Richard Brettell, Founding Director of the O’Donnell Institute at UT Dallas. Focusing on Vienna and Paris, Drs. Comini and Brettell will introduce each city’s great artists, musicians, authors, scientists, dancers, and architects. A lively debate will challenge us to look anew at our own thriving arts scene in Dallas. Complimentary wine reception to follow in the O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the DMA. Please RSVP to Lauren LaRocca lauren.larocca@utdallas.edu. Visit EODIAH for more events.

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place/holder http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220427270?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220427270?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Friday, Sep 2 - Saturday, Oct 8

Reception: Friday, September 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

From book arts and sculptural remnants to found objects and boring photographs, place/holder is an exhibition of works that attempt to address—or rather, embrace—the (un)remarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. Curated by Diane Durant.

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