On the Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Period of Time

On the Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Period of Time showcases "project-based" work by artists influenced by Mary Kelly, with her film WLM Demo Remix as its thesis. It explores historical moments of resistance, framed within an intergenerational and historically specific discourse. Inspired by Kelly's online conversation at Tate Modern in…

Global Perspectives on Free Speech

The School of Humanities and Humanities Center presents: Global Perspectives on Free Speech The practice of “free speech” is more commonly understood as a “right” protected by nation-states, particularly those that embrace the principles associated with democracies. How might our understandings of “free speech” shift, if we think globally, transnationally, or comparatively? Wednesday, February 28,…

Event Series Year of Free Speech

API Summit 2024: Breaking Barriers, Empowering Voices

Join us for the inaugural API Summit hosted by The Asian Pacific Islander (API) Initiative. This event aims to showcase the inspiring journeys and accomplishments of API leaders who are boldly breaking barriers and using their voices to drive meaningful change. The summit will provide a dynamic and thought-provoking exploration of the challenges faced by…

The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano is written by Romanian-French avant-garde playwright Eugène Ionesco and directed by Mihai Maniutiu. Considered an absurdist "anti-play," The Bald Soprano introduces the Smiths, a traditional, middle-class English couple who have invited the Martins—a similar couple—over for a visit. The two couples exchange rote, elliptical, nonsensical dialogue and are occasionally joined by Mary,…

Dance Escape

The Department of Dance presents the thrilling annual spring showcase, Dance Escape! Join us for an unforgettable evening as M.F.A. choreographers present a dynamic program of original new works that celebrate the extraordinary talents of both graduate and undergraduate dancers. Get ready to be mesmerized by their creativity, passion, and artistry as they transport you…

The Prom

The Prom—with Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin and Book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin—will be co-directed by Don Hill and Daniel Keeling, with music direction by Trevor Bourland. The Prom follows four Broadway actors who journey to the conservative town of Edgewater, Indiana, after learning that the town's local high school has banned Emma…