Topic: Christopher Burawa
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced a number of achievements as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, had his translation of Kristín Eiríksdóttir’s short story, “Staðsetja, Útvega, Flokka, Raða og Varðveita” (“Locating, Acquiring, Classifying, Arranging, and Preserving”) published in the spring 2014 issue of the literary journal Waxwing. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In June 2012, local artist Mike Andrews returned to Austin Peay State University to restore an outdoor sculpture he’d installed on campus in 1985.
The piece, “Light Modulator,” was placed on a small, grassy hill outside the University’s Kimbrough Building, where it sat for almost three decades exposed to not only the sun, but also strong winds, downpours, numerous ice and snowstorms and the slow but relentless advance of moss and lichen.
APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Poet, translator and CECA director Christopher Burawa October 24th
Clarksville, TN – The director of the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Christopher Burawa will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 24th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. He will discuss his in-depth research into how artists address the concept of democracy through their work. He hopes to expand the discussion of how the arts are interpreting democracy through various art forms and lenses to include practical discussions of the political landscape.
Clarksville, TN – If you weren’t there, you should have been. Clarksville Writers’ Conference attracted not only 70 or so attendees but a dozen or more published writers who brought to the stage star power no where else available in this area.
Take, for instance, Frye Gaillard, writer-in-residence at the University of South Florida and author of more than 20 books, who spoke at the superb gala dinner at The Point, the lovely dining room on the Cumberland River edge, just at sunset on Thursday night.
Gaillard reminded the hundred or more guests at the dinner that just across the river is Benfolly, the home of Allen Tate and Caroline Gordon, where the Fugitives, including luminaries like Robert Penn Warren, were fond of gathering.
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday evenings, you might know him as Bucky Dawes, manager of the fictional country music star Rayna James on the ABC drama “Nashville.” Later this month, when Nicole Kidman’s new psychological thriller “Stoker” hits theaters, he’ll be the minister dressed in black with a white collar
But most people in Clarksville know him as the Julliard-trained actor David Alford, an Austin Peay State University graduate who has never forgotten his alma mater.
Clarksville, TN – In a small storage room in the basement of Austin Peay State University’s Harned Hall, Marilyn Monroe is making things a bit awkward for President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie.
First off, the president and first lady are dressed formally, while Marilyn has opted to wear a red polka dot bikini. Then there’s that big smile of hers, which seems to mock the uncomfortable expression on Jackie’s face.
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Protein secondary structure prediction from its amino acid sequence is a well studied computational problem in bioinformatics and data mining, and it is one that an Austin Peay State University computer science faculty member will discuss from his latest research as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.
Dr. Leong Lee, assistant professor in the APSU Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 29th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University history faculty member whose research focuses on prisoners of war (POW) will talk about the Axis POWs held in the U.S. during World War II as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.
Dr. Antonio Thompson, associate professor of history, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 15th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is looking for nominees from the Clarksville-Montgomery County community to receive this year’s coveted Ovation Awards.
Since 1996, the Center has honored individuals who made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville community. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geologist whose expertise in volcanoes is well established in the field will share a three-dimensional analysis of the 1999 eruption of the Shishaldin Volcano in Alaska as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.
Dr. Lindsay Szramek, assistant professor of geosciences, will present “Three-Dimensional Analysis of Mafic Pumice from the 1999 sub-Plinian eruption of Shishaldin Volcano, Alaska” at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 8th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
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