Andrew Dell’Antonio, professor of Musicology and associate dean for Undergraduate Studies and member of the College of Fine Arts Diversity Committee, and Robin Moore, professor of Ethnomusicology, penned an article about a new course for freshmen undergraduates in the Butler School of Music.
Celebrating Diversity in Fine Arts
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Andrew Dell’Antonio is co-editor on a project with University of Michigan Press that is calling for submissions regarding music and social justice. The new series, Music and Social Justice, reaches across academic and trade presses to welcome projects that shine new light on familiar subjects such as protest songs, humanitarian artists, war and peace, community formation, cultural diplomacy, globalization and political resistance.
Two Fine Arts students were selected to participate in the fall 2017 Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Internship Program. Chanse Morris, music studies, and Mario A. Ramirez, dance studies, will both be paired with a mentor in their field of study and receive a $1,000 stipend.
The Daily Texan highlights the college’s Guest Artist Initiative grant program, which is now open to student projects.
Following the success of its Guest Artist Initiative program, the Fine Arts Diversity Committee (FADC) is accepting proposals from students for projects that will support the inclusion and diversity goals of the college.
Opera Co-Commissioned by UT Austin’s College of Fine Arts To Bring Prolific Story of Artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera to Life
A Spanish-language opera about iconic artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera has been co-commissioned by the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin, the Fort Worth Opera, the San Diego Opera and DePauw University.
In a new video Beili Liu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, discusses the process behind a work she created for the social media company’s Austin office as part of their artist-in-residence program.
In an interview with American Theatre magazine, Will Davis (M.F.A., Directing, 2013), artistic director of American Theatre Company in Chicago discusses his process and planning his first season in his new role that includes work that reckons with race, gender, culture and controversy.
George Flaherty, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, has been named as the new director of Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS), a physical and intellectual hub at The University of Texas for the advanced understanding of modern and contemporary art from throughout the Americas.
Charles O. Anderson, associate professor and head of the Dance program in the Department of Theatre of Dance, received the college’s Distinguished Teaching Award for his contributions as an educator and artist. Formally recognized at the College of Fine Arts 2017 spring commencement ceremony, he will receive a monetary prize and is invited to present the keynote address for the 2017 winter College of Fine Arts commencement.