The Department of Classics and the Archaeological Institute of America present Erin Averett, Associate Professor of Archaeology at Creighton University: “Visualizing the Past: The Athienou-Malloura Sanctuary and New Ways of Investigating Votive Religion in Ancient Cyprus.” Part of the Cesnola Lectures on Cyprus Series.
Visual Cartographic Explorations of a High School Art Room Assemblage, a dissertation exhibition by Jennifer Hamrock, Art Education. (Defense: Monday, February 19, 10 am, Closing Reception: Friday February 23, 5 pm).
Caffeine with the Dean. All College of Fine Arts faculty, staff, students and friends are invited to enjoy coffee and donuts with Dean Scott Shamp. Be sure to wear your College of Fine Arts t-shirt. Don’t have one? No problem. Come by and get yours. T-shirts are free for all CFA majors!
The School of Theatre presents El Coqui: A One-Act Puerto Rican Play, written by undergraduate student Cristian Mercado as a part of his honors thesis. (Mercado spoke about his play at the CFA Showcase in December, 2017.) El Coqui is open to the public and no reservations are necessary for seating.
Lining the north hall of WJB are the entries in the Department of Interior Architecture & Design’s annual Student Charrette Design Competition. Students are organized into four-person teams, each with at least one sophomore, junior, and senior. This year the students were challenged with designing a fictional space based on Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities. The cities of Fedora, Octavia, Baucis, Leandra, and Andria were selected as inspiration for an interior space of the team’s choosing, including a prominent view over the city.
The Dorothy & Jonathan Rintels Holocaust Professorship in the Department of History presents
Steve Cranshaw: “Against Impossible Odds: Extraordinary Achievements in Confronting Tyranny.” Crenshaw is a former advocacy director at Amnesty International and author of Germany Inside Out (2003) and Easier Fatherland:Germany and the Twenty-First Century (2004):