Fowler Center Series presents
I Musici de
The Fowler Center Series
presents its fifth event of the 2009-10 season in Riceland Hall on
Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m., when it kicks off the new year with I
Musici de Montréal.
This performance is also part of the Riceland Distinguished
Founded by cellist and conductor Yuli Turovsky, I Musici de Montréal is
a chamber orchestra of 15 musicians that presents a vast repertoire
extending from the baroque to the contemporary. The orchestra presents a
busy schedule of over 100 concerts per season throughout the world,
including three prestigious series in Montreal. This extraordinary
amount of activity places I Musici de Montréal amongst the most
important touring orchestras in Canada.
This exciting program from I Musici de Montréal features Mussorgsky’s
“Pictures at an Exhibition,” with animated projections of
award-winning painter Natasha
Turovsky’s images. The startling new paintings honor the Victor
Hartmann canvasses which
inspired Mussorgsky’s composition, now lovingly envisioned for chamber
orchestra. For details, visit
Fowler Center online, call Fowler Center at ext. 3471, or see
the NewsPage release.
Medieval guild hosts scholarly symposium
The Red Wolves Medieval Guild of ASU will host its first "Symposium
on the History of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences in
Medieval Times" on Saturday, Jan. 23, on the second floor of Wilson
Hall. The keynote speech will begin at 9:30 a.m.
in Wilson 204, and presentations will run from 10-11:50 a.m.
Following a luncheon for presenters, presentations will resume at 2
p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Benjamin Stone, an undergraduate History
Education major, will present "The Origins, Medical Care, and
Militarization of the Knights Hospitaler" from 10-10:50 a.m. in
Wilson 216. Martin Okolik, a graduate Political Science major, will
present "Influence of Mongol Administration System on Russia and
Russian Society" from 11-11:50 a.m. in Wilson 216 . Dr. Cyndy
Hendershot, English, will present "Monty Python and the Middle
Ages" from 2-2:50 p.m. in Wilson 216. John T. Dunn, Northwestern
State University of Louisiana, will present "Suger, Aquinas, and the
Gothic and Romanesque Movement in Art" from 3-3:50 p.m., and the
symposium's final presentation, "Beowulf and Politics," will be
presented by Dr. Antony Oldknow, Eastern New Mexico University, from
4-4:50 p.m. For details, contact
Faculty Achievement Awards information is
Arkansas State University offers three Faculty Achievement Awards.
Each of the three awards provides a monetary stipend of $2,500. The
awards include the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees
Faculty Award for Teaching, the award for Scholarship, and the award
for Professional Service. Only full-time tenured or tenure-track
faculty members are eligible for the awards. The awards are based
upon faculty achievement during the preceding calendar year (January
1 - December 31, 2009). Previous recipients continue to be eligible
in successive years.
for the Faculty Achievement Awards are drawing near, with the
deadline for nominations and applications to department chair or
program director of non-departmentalized colleges falling on
Wednesday, Feb. 17. The deadline for department chairs to forward
nominations and applications to department committees and to request
supporting documentation from the nominees/applicants is Friday,
Feb. 19. The deadline for department committees to receive
supporting documentation from nominees/applicants is Friday, Feb.
26. A complete
schedule of deadlines is available online, as are
procedures and criteria for the Faculty Achievement Awards. For
more information, call the
Academic Affairs and Research, ext. 2030.
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