Friday, October 18, 2013

Week 10 Announcements: October 18-24, 2013

This week: Special Events, Course Planning, Professional Opportunities, Kudos and more!

Check out this video from Elijah Palnik of Jimmy Ortiz's work for Dance Downtown!


 SPECIAL EVENTS

Evolution: The Roots of our Movement. Saturday, October 26, 2013. 7pm at the historic Pythian Theater, Columbus. The rich history and culture of West African Dance and Drumming come alive in exhilarating performances by 3 renowned dance companies. The performance follows the journey of a young dancer experiencing the history of dance though its transitions from traditional to modern and hip hop. Djun’Kendafala Dance Company will present traditional African dance that is emulated in dance forms popular today; Tapestry Performing Arts Company will showcase the African Diaspora within modern dance; I Am D.A.N.C.E. will provide a glimpse of the influence West African Dance has had on Hip Hop and on the future of dance. Sponsored by Puffin Foundation West, Ltd., Gideon Partners, and The MLK Breakfast Fund. For tickets and seating information contact 645-KING (5464)


Dance Downtown is coming
! Join the event page on Facebook and invite your friends! 8pm Friday & Saturday, November 22-23, 2013 at the Capitol Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 S High St, Columbus.

 COURSE PLANNING 

For 2nd Year BFAs: Considering your Contract Curriculum & Senior Project. Monday, November 4, 2013.12:30pm in Pomerene 316. We will have a special information session to discuss options for your Contract Curriculum. The Contract will be designed in consultation with your Faculty Advisor, culminating during your fourth year with your Senior Project. Be ready to listen and ask questions.

Language & Social Identity Research (LING 3604),  SP14 TTh, 3:55-5:15pm. Learn hands-on methods for sociolinguistic and dialectology research including study design, data collection, ethics issues, and data analysis. The first offering of this course last winter was a great success, so don’t miss out on essentially being trained as a Research Assistant.

Critical Analysis of Multicultural Art Education, AAEP 7767, SP14. Investigation and analysis of multicultural theories, issues, and practices for art education

 PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES 

Higher Education
Associate Professor, Radford University
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Graduate and Professional School Expo. October 22, 2013 at OSU

Travel & Study Abroad
The application deadline for the U.S., Europe, and the Second World War May Session Study Abroad Program has been extended until November 1. Earn a History minor with the U.S., Europe, and the Second World War study abroad program! This program allows students from all backgrounds and majors the unique opportunity to study World War II where it happened years ago. During the month of May, students will travel to powerful historical World War II sites, museums, and memorials in prominent locations in Germany, France, and England. Open to all majors. Application can be found on buckeyelink under the Academics tab. For more information, please contact Kelsey Poole at poole.117.

Conferences
Buckeyes Going Global: Perspectives on Developing Your International Career.
November 13, 2013
Call for Proposals, Grad Conference – Breaking Ground and Building Bridges: Communication, Gender, and Social Change in Global Communities. February 14 -15, 2014 at Ohio University

Grants, Awards & Funding
Multiple Opportunities and Deadlines. Visit OSU College of Arts & Sciences for more information.
November 25, 2013: The Aida Cannarsa Snow Endowment Fund for Significant Undergraduate Achievement and Research in the Arts & Humanities Program
November 8, 2013: John Fergus Family Fund
November 1, 2013: DISCO Student Travel Grants

Intensives
International Intensive Course for Directors, January 13 - March 3, 2014
Summer 2014, Bill Evans Dance

 KUDOS & SHOUT-OUTS 

Professor Rodney A. Brown and the Brown Dance Project has been commissioned by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to make and premier work at the OUT OF THE CLOSET Thrift-Store Preview night. Congratulations Professor Brown!

 ADMINISTRATIVE NOTES 

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