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Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities’ Zora Neale Hurston institute
Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities' Zora Neale Hurston institute

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Paula White is one of 25 scholars selected for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute that will explore the works of Zora Neale Hurston.

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APSU Honors Program to offer special biblical history and archeology class this fall

The honors class will cover a swath of history that extends "from the Stone Age to Christianity," with students learning through archeological remains about the everyday lives of people living on three separate continents.

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Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show
Art + Design honors student work at juried student exhibition awards show

The Department of Art + Design's 53rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition honored students on Wednesday, April 28, with an awards night via Zoom.

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Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change
Eliza Evans takes us into the future to show the effects of climate change

On Earth Day, the Art + Design lawn at Austin Peay State University had an interesting sight to see. Eliza Evans, an environmental artist of about 10 years, was taking part in a durational performance piece where she spent several hours in a "time machine."

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Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ on campus
Happening today: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' on campus

Environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today to perform a reiteration of her piece "Time Machine," a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours "living" in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ outside Art + Design building
Austin Peay This Week: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform 'Time Machine' outside Art + Design building

On Earth Day, April 22, environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on campus from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to perform a reiteration of her piece Time Machine, a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours “living” in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad.

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APSU May class to discover literary magic behind Harry Potter series

During the three-week, online class, students will read four novels in the series and discover how literary works by Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, J.R.R. Tolkien and others influenced the world of Harry Potter.

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APSU Theatre and Dance presents World Premiere Staging of Peabody-nominated radio drama Suspense!

The production will run from April 15-17. All shows start at 7:30 p.m., and the performances will take place virtually via a LIVE video or audio-only stream.

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Happening tonight: APSU’s David Walker joins virtual discussion ‘Conversations on Design & Race’
Happening tonight: APSU's David Walker joins virtual discussion 'Conversations on Design & Race'

Austin Peay State University's David Jon Walker is one of 12 graphic design educators of color included in a new book titled "Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race." A series of events - including one tonight - is helping to bring the book's educators to the public eye.

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APSU Department of Art + Design celebrates student work with 53rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
APSU Department of Art + Design celebrates student work with 53rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Department of Art + Design is celebrating the end of the 2020-21 academic year with the 53rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The professionally juried exhibition opened in The New Gallery on April 5 and runs through April 28. There will be a reception + awards ceremony on April 28, via Zoom beginning at 5:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

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Art + Design continues CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series with Art21 artist Stephanie Syjuco
Art + Design continues CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series with Art21 artist Stephanie Syjuco

The Department of Art + Design, with support from the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host artist Stephanie Syjuco to finish out an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Happening tonight: APSU’s David Jon Walker joins virtual discussion centering voices of Black, Brown + Latinx design educators
APSU’s Walker featured in 'Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race'

Austin Peay State University's David Jon Walker is one of 12 graphic design educators of color included in a new book titled "Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators: Conversations on Design and Race."

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Happening today: CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans
Happening today: CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host environmental artist, Eliza Evans, to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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APSU editor and communication grad student Brian Dunn wins top student paper at regional academic conference

He will present his work during a virtual popular communication session on April 9, and he will be the only master-level student to present at this session.

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Free CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans
Free CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series continues with environmental artist Eliza Evans

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host environmental artist, Eliza Evans, to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Today is last day to RSVP for Marvin Posey, Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit
Today is last day to RSVP for Marvin Posey, Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit

The Austin Peay State University African American Alumni Chapter and the APSU National Alumni Association will host the Marvin Posey Jr. Scholarship Art Exhibit at 2 p.m. on March 20 in the painting studio of the APSU Art + Design Building.

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In the News: Alum Khari Turner talks about time at APSU on Radio Juxtapoz
In the News: Alum Khari Turner talks about time at APSU on Radio Juxtapoz

Check out art and design alum and former mascot Khari Turner's interview with Juxtapoz Magazine on his life and newfound position in the national art community. "When I moved to Tennessee, I was like 'Oh I'm making this work, nobody can stop me and I'm not doing anything else.'"

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360-degree virtual walk-through available for Splan’s Entangled Entities
360-degree virtual walk-through available for Splan's Entangled Entities

A 360-degree virtual walk-through for bio-artist Laura Splan's Entangled Entities, complete with an audio tour by the artist, is now available.

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World-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to deliver free Visiting Artist lecture at Austin Peay
World-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to deliver free Visiting Artist lecture

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host world-renowned graphic designer Paula Scher to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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APSU music professor's new CD sheds light on deserving 19th century German composer

Dr. Jeffrey Williams, Austin Peay State University associate professor of music, is bringing the composer's music to a larger audience with the release of his new CD, "Heinrich Marschner: Songs for Baritone."

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In The News: Austin Peay alumna, artist makes splash with Titans’ A.J. Brown portrait
In The News: Austin Peay alumna, artist makes splash with Titans' A.J. Brown portrait

Austin Peay State University alumna Sarah Beth Bills recently made the news after she painted a likeness of Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown.

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World-renown designer Debbie Millman to give APSU artist lecture
World-renown designer Debbie Millman to give APSU artist lecture

The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to host award-winning designer and thinker Debbie Millman to continue an incredible 2020-21 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season.

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Take a virtual tour ‘The Katrina Chronicles’ led by the artist, Peter Precourt
Take a virtual tour 'The Katrina Chronicles' led by the artist, Peter Precourt

You can see the exhibit from the safety of your home in a newly launched 360-degree virtual walk-through that is integrated with an "artist-led" gallery tour.

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Our Man in London: APSU's Mickey Wadia makes England his second home

Having spent much of his professional career leading students on international trips, Wadia says it's critical -- once it is safe -- to resume study abroad programs.

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Tim Winters
APSU's Dr. Tim Winters named to board of Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy

The institute is a Greek scientific, non-governmental organization founded in Athens in 2017, and it is the first and only proponent of research, study and promotion of cultural diplomacy in Greece.

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Happy Holidays from Austin Peay State University

Please enjoy this holiday video celebration featuring performances by some of our talented Govs. Thank you to the APSU Department of Music and the APSU Department of Communications for all of their contributions to this video.

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APSU announces winners of 2020 Zone 3 First Book Award in Poetry

Judge Paige Lewis selected East Walnut Hills: A Gothic Epic by Emily Spencer and For Daughters Who Walk Out Like Sons by Komal Mathew. The books will be published in fall 2021.

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APSU German professor finds peace during COVID-19 through wood working

In her garage workshop, Beatrix Brockman creates wood artworks of everything from portraits of Shakespeare, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her husband to owls and holiday decorations.

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Katie Hargrave, Meredith Lynn to present ‘Over Look/Under Foot’ at Austin Peay
Katie Hargrave, Meredith Lynn to present 'Over Look/Under Foot' at Austin Peay

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present Over Look/Under Foot, a new exhibition by artists Katie Hargrave and Meredith Lynn, to continue an exciting 2020-2021 exhibition season.

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Austin Peay literature class explores the illuminating history of zombies in popular culture
Austin Peay literature class explores the illuminating history of zombies in popular culture

This fall, Dr. Marisa Sikes, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of languages and literature, is looking at cultural significance of the undead in her class "Zombies in Popular Film and Literature." The course examines the origins of these fictional creatures in the form of the early 20th Century Haitian zonbi on to the Americanized zombie, which has its roots in contagion-based apocalypse fiction.

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