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A Junior Tutorial With Linda Gates: The Shared Poetic Language of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

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“The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.”
The shared poetic language of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
 
A Junior Tutorial With Linda Gates
Wednesday 2-5 – Spring Quarter – 2012
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Ted Hughes was a promising young British poet from Yorkshire and Sylvia Plath was a promising young American [...]

Theatre Professor, Linda Gates offers Summer Workshop: Marionettes in Prague

This intensive summer workshop is focused on Marionette Theater in all its aspects: marionette design, carving, manipulation, performance as well as training the voice of the puppeteer. It is ideal for performers, designers, theatre professionals, film makers and all lovers of puppetry.
Master Puppeteer Mirek Trejtnar will work with students in all aspects of creating [...]

Medill Innocence Project Fellowships

 

MEDILL INNOCENCE PROJECT FELLOWSHIPS
TWO $7,500 FELLOWSHIPS OFFERED THIS SUMMER
The Medill Innocence Project, which over the years has helped to exonerate prisoners from death row and played a role in Illinois’ governor’s decision to abolish the death penalty, is offering two fellowships this summer.
Each student awarded a fellowship will receive a stipend of $7,500. Applications are [...]

Music Ed. Offering open to Undergrads for Spring 2012.

Course #: Music Ed 435 (Selected Topics)
Improvisation: Theory & Practice – Spring quarter 2012. W 1:00-3:50 MAB 219.
Improvisation can be viewed in multiple ways: as a product such as in music, an attitude, a way of being, or as a process for creating items ranging from music to buildings. In this [...]

ART 390-0 SPECIAL TOPICS: PERFORMANCE ART for Spring Quarter 2012

ART 390-0 SPECIAL TOPICS: PERFORMANCE ART
OFFERED SPRING QUARTER
ART THEORY & PRACTICE DEPARTMENT
Dave McKentzie
MW 9-11:50
This course will explore the historical roots of non-theatrical performance as well as more recent practices. Theories of performance as well as various historical approaches—such as Dada, Futurism, and Fluxus will be introduced. Assignments are designed to provide an introduction to live [...]