Author Archives: Tom Moore

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert
Friday, October 27, 12 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Students from the Department of Music present a concert of various works as part of the Livewire 8 festival, featuring music of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Lecture by P. Q. Phan

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Lecture by P. Q. Phan
Friday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Music Box (151 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

P. Q. Phan, featured composer of the Livewire 8 festival, will give a talk on his most recent opera, The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Faculty Concert

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Faculty Concert
Saturday, October 28, 2 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Faculty from the Department of Music will present a concert that featuring compositions by Toshiro Mayuzumi, Shih-Hui Chen, Liza Lim, and Hitomi Kaneko. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Washington Samulnori

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Washington Samulnori
Saturday, October 28, 8 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Livewire 8 festival concludes with a concert by the featured guest ensemble, Washington Samulnori — four performers playing Korean percussion instruments within a contemporary Korean performing art that was developed in 1978. (Click heading for full description.)

Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

Visual Arts
Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition
November 2 – December 16
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Spectrum: 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring artworks by Eric Dyer, Corrie Parks, Peggy Re, and Sarah G. Sharp. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 2, from 5 to 7 pm, and the gallery will open for regular hours on Friday, November 3. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers — Lisa Cella, Viviana Coleman (Cordova), and Airi Yoshioka
Tuesday, November 7, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Research, Innovation and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Lisa Cella, Viviana Coleman (Cordova), and Airi Yoshioka. The event recognizes recent CD releases by professors Cella and Yoshioka, and the debut of a book by professor Coleman. (Click heading for full description.)

Toyin Falola: The Contemporary African Immigrant Communities in the U.S.

Humanities Forum — W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture
The Contemporary African Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
Toyin Falola, Professor of History, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities, and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Wednesday, November 8, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
University Center Ballroom

Many citizens of continental Africa now live in the United States. In this talk, celebrated scholar Toyin Falola will discuss how African immigrants create a new, contemporary form of citizenship between the United States and Africa. The lecture will highlight differences in trends, particularly between migration of enforced slavery and voluntary migration. It will point to patterns of cultural transformation that are emerging and the ambiguous future of transnational engagements between the United States and Africa. (Click heading for full description.)