This performance is part of the Swain Studio Six Performance Series. It is a dance/theatre piece incorporating costumes, masks, and puppets depicting the end of the world in underpants.
March and April offer six chances to participate in Wikipedia edit-a-thons on a variety of topics. At each event, participants will make improvements to Wikipedia in a fun, collaborative environment.
Paulette Ramsay’s study analyses cultural and literary material produced by Afro-Mexicans on the Costa Chica de Guerrero y Oaxaca, Mexico, to undermine and overturn claims of mestizaje or Mexican homogeneity.
Join Lecturer in Portuguese, Frederico Castelloes at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on April 19 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Castelloes will discuss what happened in Brazil after the Olympics. Come raise a glass with one of Carolina’s finest faculty. Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge!
This seminar will be led by Tiffany Stern from Royal Holloway, University of London. The seminar will take place in the Donovan Lounge in Greenlaw Hall.
Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov’s electric performances have established him as a forerunner in the new generation of classical instrumentalists. From crystalline delicacy to thundering power, his preternatural command of the keyboard sends chills down the spine as he plunges into the underworld of the score at hand. Past appearances include the Prokofiev Piano Concerto cycle with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, culminating in his exhilarating concerto debut at Carnegie Hall.
This talk will be given by Tiffany Stern from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Mark Sparks, principal flute with the St. Louis Symphony, will give a masterclass and recital. The recital is free and open to the public.
Lewis Gordon, (University of Connecticut) will discuss how stories of the Jewish people are told in a way that ignores what we have been for most of our history: people of color.
Firle’s sculptures incorporate many materials including but not limited to wood, plastic, foam, light fixtures, metal, flocking, and various paints. His works consist of elements that involve themselves with issues such as man and/versus nature, what is real and what is fake, how does one or who does decide when something has worth or is worthless.