Friday, September 20, 2013

Week 6 Announcements: September 20-26, 2013

Coming up: Graduate Town-Hall and Production Meetings, B. Stephen Carpenter Artist talk, Colin Dunne Masterclass and performance, Human Race rehearsal. Plus: Course Planning, Professional Opportunities, Research, Funding and Study Abroad information and more


Artist’s Talk: B. Stephen Carpenter at the Wexner Center. Thursday, September 26, 2013. 4:30pm in the Film/Video Theater. B. Stephen Carpenter II, Professor of Art Education at Penn State discusses the global water crisis as a human-rights call to action and offers a response grounded in local materials, artistic interventions, and curricular possibilities.

Masterclass: Colin Dunne. Friday, September 27, 2013 - 10:20am-12pm in Pomerene 316. Signup for 10 additional students opens Saturday, September 21 at 11am. See Colin Dunne's Out of Time. Friday, September 27, 2013, 8pm at Riffe Center, Capitol Theatre. After performing the lead role in the international dance phenomenon Riverdance for several years, Irish step dance prodigy Dunne broke loose to take on fresh challenges in dance making. The result is this engrossing multimedia solo show combining choreography, spoken commentary, and video to trace his evolution as a dancer while also staking a claim for his artistic future.

2013 Fall OhioDance Festival and Conference. Dance Matters: The More You KnowSeptember 27-29, 2013 at Ohio Northern University

The Human Race: Rehearsal Day. Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 1-5pm in Pomerene 316. As you may remember, this new project from Mitchell Rose entails invading the iconic Columbus Motor Speedway with a mob of 100+ dancers from six colleges,  performing exciting choreography by Susan Hadley, and filming the entire event in an epic one-shot sequence recorded from a camera mounted to a remote controlled helicopter (!). We have approximately 70 students signed up from OSU alone – if you would like to participate in the project it is not too late; Email Owen David (.82) and come to the rehearsal date to register and get more information about the production day: Saturday, October 5, 2013.

Jersey Boys. September 17-29, 2013. Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi – the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.


New Online Course: ESCE 5271 - Wellness, Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle (3 credits). Available for the Spring. This class addresses our current national healthcare model, with an emphasis on wellness.  In this interactive course, students investigate paradigms of a wellness-based lifestyle, as well as take a wellness assessment. Students will work with their scores to develop goals and apply the principles of the class to their own lives.

New Course: Modern Greek 30515 (3 credits) - Greece and Beyond: The Crossing of Borders through Film. GEC course for Global Studies, Culture & Ideas, or Historical Study. Reflecting on how Greek and American films have addressed these questions in reference to Greek and Greek American experience.


Higher Ed Positions
Assistant/Associate Professor, Texas Women’s University
Assistant Professor, Education Specialist, Bridgewater State University
Assistant Professor – Jazz/Tap, Dean College
Assistant Professor of Technology – Theatre and Dance, University at Buffalo
Assistant Professor – Theater, Villanova University
Assistant Professor, Radford University
Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport
Assistant Professor/BFA Dance Coordinator, Montclair State University
Assistant Professor, Kent State

Public Sector Career Fair, September 24, 2013 at OSU

Calls for Entry
Call for Exhibition Proposals, OSU Urban Arts Space. Deadline October 14, 2014.
Call for Submissions, Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival (RADfest) in Kalamazoo, MI. Deadline October 15, 2013.
Audition, Ohio Has Talent! Application deadline: October 25, 2013
Choreographic Sponsorship – Jazz, Inaside Chicago Dance. Application deadline: December 20, 2013
Call for Abstracts, Hayes Graduate Research Forum. Deadline: November 1, 2013
Volunteer Opportunity, Trevitt Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio

Research Grants, Awards, and Funding
The OSU Undergraduate Research Office has a number of scheduled events and opportunities coming up, including workshops on obtaining Institutional Review Board approvals for your research, preparing for the Denman Undergraduate Resaerch Forum, and applying for funding for research abroad. Visit the URO website and calendar for details.

Additionally, consider applying for the following grants with upcoming deadlines:
Professional Development Grants, Critical Difference for Women. Deadline September 26, 2013
Arts & Sciences International Experience Grants. Deadline September 27, 2013
Pressey Honors Endowment Grant. Deadline October 1, 2013
Several Research and Creative Activity Grants available through the college of Arts and Sciences. Deadlines in October and November.
Arts and Humanities Awards, Arts and Sciences at OSU
GA Teaching Award, OSU Graduate School. Nomination Deadline: November 1, 2013
Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship (AGGRS), OSU Graduate School

Research ExpoSeptember 24, 2013 at OSU. Learn how the university and its partners can help you advance your research activities.

Cross-Pollination, American Dance Guild Festival. November 8-10, 2013 in New York City

Travel & Study Abroad
Study Abroad Opportunities – Dance, Performing Arts Abroad

Featured upcoming Study Abroad information sessions. See link for complete list.
Haiti Empowerment Project StudyAbroad Information Session. Wednesday, September 25, 2013. 5:30-6:30pm in 122 Oxley Hall.

The U.S., Europe, and the Second World War – Intersections in 20th Century History Study Abroad Information Session. Thursday, September 26, 2013, 4-5pm in 239 Dulles Hall.


Graduate Town-Hall Meeting. Monday, September 23, 2013. 12:30-2pm in Pomerene 316. Spring semester courses, registration, logistics, etc.

Production Meeting. Monday, September 23, 2013. 12:30-2pm in Lincoln 554. Meeting on Dance Downtown, November MFA/BFA production in EMMA, and the March MFA/BFA production at BalletMet.

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