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Thomas Potter with the Orlando Philharmonic

June 16, 2010  Thomas Potter will be featured as soloist in two Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra performances of Handel’s Messiah. The performances will take place on Saturday, December 11 in Celebration, FL and Monday, December 13 at the Margeson Theater, located in the John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Centre, as part of the Orlando...

McDaniel edits special journal issue on video games for good

June 08, 2010  Assistant Professor Rudy McDaniel recently guest edited a special double issue of the international journal Cognitive Technology focused on video games and cognition. Specifically, the issue focuses on “games for good,” video games that impact cognition for a particular pro-social purpose. Also guest editing this special issue is former Digital...

Art History grad curates exhibit of "Miracles"

June 02, 2010  Art history graduate Natália Marques da Silva is the curator of “Requesting Miracles: Votive Offerings from Diverse Cultures,” an international exhibit of sacred objects. The exhibit runs through Saturday, June 5 in the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery at Crealdé’ School of Art. Read more at the UCF Newsroom. Watch...

Nathan Redwood at Flying Horse in June

May 28, 2010  Nathan Redwood, a young painter from Los Angeles whose work is currently gaining international recognition, will be in residency at Flying Horse Editions from June 7 to 17. The LA Times recently wrote about Redwood: “His extravagance leans toward both the baroque and the surreal. Much has fed into this...

Ink!Rub connects collectors with artists

May 24, 2010  More than 100 serious local art collectors and supporters turned out at the new Flying Horse Editions studio in downtown Orlando last week to celebrate and shop for the latest season’s works. The show featured works from internationally known artists completed at the studio. Read the full story at the...

Wind Ensemble to perform at summer conventions

May 21, 2010  The UCF Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the American School Band Directors Association‘s 58th Annual Convention and the Florida Bandmasters Association‘s Summer Convention. The two prestigious music conferences are being held concurrently in Orlando. The Wind Ensemble will perform at the Hilton Orlando on Thursday, July 8...

Anna Maria Jones wins 2010 Women's Research Center Award in the Arts and Humanities

May 21, 2010  Anna Maria Jones received UCF’s Women’s Research Center 2010 Award in the Arts and Humanities. She becomes the 16th recipient of the annual award initiated in 2002. The award defrays some of the costs of research and production associated with her scholarly research and production of her book-length manuscript Self-Possessed:...

CAH seniors inducted into the Order of Pegasus

May 11, 2010  Brenna Egan and Nátalia Marques da Silva received the Order of Pegasus, UCF’s most prestigious student award. President John C. Hitt and Provost and Executive Vice President Terry Hickey were in attendance to congratulate the 2010 inductees and assist with the presentation of their award medals. Brenna Egan is a...

CAH seniors inducted into the Order of Pegasus

May 11, 2010  Brenna Egan and Nátalia Marques da Silva received the Order of Pegasus, UCF’s most prestigious student award. President John C. Hitt and Provost and Executive Vice President Terry Hickey were in attendance to congratulate the 2010 inductees and assist with the presentation of their award medals. Brenna Egan is a...

2009-2010 Research Incentive Award winners

May 05, 2010  The College of Arts and Humanities announces the 2009-2010 recipients of Research Incentive Awards: Mark Kamrath – English Keith Folse – Modern Languages Kristin Congdon – Philosophy See the 2008-2009 RIA award winners.

2009-2010 Research Incentive Award winners

May 05, 2010  The College of Arts and Humanities announces the 2009-2010 recipients of Research Incentive Awards: Mark Kamrath – English Keith Folse – Modern Languages Kristin Congdon – Philosophy See the 2008-2009 RIA award winners.

Thad Anderson performs on UCF-TV

May 05, 2010  UCF-TV features gifted musician Thad Anderson during an installment of UCF Performs, a program dedicated to the best in UCF concerts and musical performances. Anderson performs “Vignette for Solo: Ever Upward.” In an intimate setting, Thad combines his love for music with a multimedia video display that gives the audience...

Saper quoted in The New York Times

April 14, 2010  In the April 11 edition of The New York Times Sunday Book Review, Jennifer Schuessler quotes Craig Saper in her review of Bob Brown’s The Readies. Saper is writing a biography of Brown, who Schuessler calls “a godfather of the reading machine” and “nearly forgotten early-20th-century writer and impresario.” An...

Robinson in Art Calendar magazine

April 08, 2010  Art Calendar: The Business Magazine for Visual Artists recently published two articles by Elizabeth Brady Robinson. “Art Entrepreneur: Attending National Portfolio Reviews” appeared in the April 2010 issue and “Emerging Art at Art Basel Miami Beach 2009” in the following issue.

Mill's documentary to play at Florida Film Festival

April 08, 2010  Lisa Mills’ award-winning documentary, The Young Composers Challenge will make its theatrical debut at the 2010 Florida Film Festival at the Enzian Theatre in Maitland on Sunday, April 11 at 3:45 p.m. and at Winter Park Village Regal Cinema Sunday, April 18 at 1:00 p.m. The Young Composers Challenge is...

Graduate student presents at 19th Century Studies conference

April 02, 2010  Heather Wayne, a student in the Master of Arts in Literary, Cultural, and Textual Studies program, presented her paper “Gazing Women ‘Becoming’ Objects: The Female Artist Performs Subjectivity in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s The Story of Avis” at the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s annual conference in Tampa, Florida.

Graduate student joins Ph.D. program at USF

April 02, 2010  Jessica Masri, a student in the Master of Arts in Literary, Cultural, and Textual Studies program, has been accepted to the Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition program at the University of South Florida beginning fall 2010.

Isenhour's sculptures featured in University of Maine exhibit

March 03, 2010  The University of Maine Museum of Art features Bio-Permutation, a collection of sculptures by David Isenhour. The exhibition is on view January 15 – April 3, 2010. Isenhour’s sculptures reflect his interest in genetic research, science fiction, cartoons and popular culture. His sculpts his compositions out of polyiso foam and...

Workman's Article Published in Journal

February 25, 2010  Jessica Workman, a student in our Masters in English, Literary, Cultural, and Textual studies program had her article “Forming a National Identity: Reconciling Genres in Susanna Rowson’s Reuben and Rachel” published in the first issue of The Journal of Research on Women and Gender.

Wayne Presents Paper at Conference

February 25, 2010  Heather Wayne, a student in our Masters in English, Literary, Cultural, and Textual studies program has recently presented her paper titled: “Interrupted Subjectivity and the Precession of the Gothic in Northanger Abbey” at the 20th Anniversary Aphra Behn & Women in the Arts Conference held at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee.