Arts, Architecture and Humanities


Arts, Architecture and Humanities

Thu, 06/06/2024
Alyssa Cole, assistant professor of African American studies at the University of Florida, and Brooke Thomas, African American history postdoctoral scholar at Pennsylvania State University, are the recipients of the 2024 Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award from KU Libraries. They will visit KU from June 24 to 27 with a joint public presentation at 3 p.m. June 26 in the Johnson Room.
Wed, 06/05/2024
For his next project, Academy Award winner Kevin Willmott, KU professor of film & media studies, turns his camera on a Kansas City civil rights icon, Alvin Brooks, in a documentary about one of the city's first Black police officers and its first Black department head.
Tue, 06/04/2024
Liz Langdon joined the faculty of KU's Department of Visual Art when she was 65 after an extensive career in art education. She writes of the "long hill" she has climbed and vistas yet to conquer for a chapter in a new book titled "Art Education and Creative Aging: Older Adults as Learners, Makers, and Teachers of Art."
Thu, 05/30/2024
Brad Osborn, KU professor of music theory, channels his inner black-metal musician into one-man band D’Archipelago, which has now released its fifth recording. “EVILSIZOR” continues the trend of pop music that ignores the old verse-chorus structure.
Tue, 05/28/2024
To understand the separatist movements and other political forces that threaten to break Spain apart, it is instructive to see how all sides spin the nation’s Golden Age literary heritage today. That is the premise of the new book “The Currency of Cultural Patrimony: The Spanish Golden Age” by KU author Robert Bayliss.