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SENEGAL EXHIBIT EVENT

Jan. 17 - Feb. 22, 2019
Featuring work created in the last ten years, this exhibition offers a wide panorama of art practice from the perspective of artists who uncover aspects of their own identity as they reflect on contemporary life in Senegal. Collectively, their work acts as a portrait of how one African country can inspire creative minds, balancing universal questions with local characteristics.


COMING TOGETHER: SENEGALESE  ART AND LITERATURE

Feb. 6, 2019 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Join small groups to walk the exhibit with Dr. Joseph Underwood, the curator of the exhibition, and Dr. Babacar M'Baye, expert in Senegalese literature.


FRANCOISE MASSARDIER-KENNEY: “YOU WANT TO KEEP AMERICA GREAT, GROW THE NEH”

In response to the current budget proposal to completely defund the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, PEN America asked Members to share their experiences with the NEA or NEH.


RESEARCH MAGAZINE 2018 - GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING 

To be “globally competitive” in the 21st century requires global understanding — that is to say a thorough understanding of developments around the world, and of the way local experiences are impacted by broader global patterns.