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August 14, 2020

During this peculiar summer of 2020, Ehsan Estiri finished and defended his Dissertation, Talking Back to America: Discursive Processes in Iranian Angelino Public Events (see below for summary).…

August 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Tessa Jacobs, who has just defended her timely dissertation, _Fire on Mountain Drive: Community Dynamics and Personal Narrative in a Wildfire-Prone Landscape_. Tessa…

July 9, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Schoon (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures) who, along with Harmony Bench (Dance), Yana Hashamova (Slavic), and Hannah Kosstrin (Dance), received a Global Arts +…

July 8, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Nathan Young has successfully defended his dissertation, entitled Modernity’s Other: Nostalgia for Village Life in Turkey, an exploration of the many ways that…

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Sheila  Bock
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Degree Programs, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
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Folk & Traditional Arts Contractor, Ohio Arts Council