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Austin Peay State University’s Christopher Burawa invited to serve on Tennessee Art Commission panel

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Christopher Burawa, director of the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, was recently invited to serve on the Tennessee Arts Commission’s 2014 Citizen Advisory Panel in Nashville, TN.

The panelists, who are nominated, meet once a year to offer advice on program planning and to review grant applications. In addition, they serve as year-round resources to the Tennessee Arts Commission staff as advocates for the arts in their communities.

Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence director Christopher Burawa.

Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence director Christopher Burawa.

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Austin Peay State University Acuff Circle of Excellence endows new scholarship

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, members of the Acuff Circle of Excellence Executive Board presented Austin Peay State University with a check for $25,000 to endow the new Acuff Circle of Excellence Arts Scholarship.

The mission of the Acuff Circle is to advance the role of arts and culture at APSU and in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Susan Wilson, director of Major Gifts at APSU; Lisa Martin, Acuff Circle Board president-elect; APSU President Tim Hall; Charlsie Halliburton, Acuff Circle Board president; Dixie Webb, APSU dean of the College of Arts and Letters; Stacey Streetman, Acuff Circle Board secretary; and Sondra Hamilton, Acuff Circle treasurer. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer).

Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Susan Wilson, director of Major Gifts at APSU; Lisa Martin, Acuff Circle Board president-elect; APSU President Tim Hall; Charlsie Halliburton, Acuff Circle Board president; Dixie Webb, APSU dean of the College of Arts and Letters; Stacey Streetman, Acuff Circle Board secretary; and Sondra Hamilton, Acuff Circle treasurer. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer).

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Austin Peay State University employees share recent professional developments, activities

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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»

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APSU Center of Excellence labels restored sculpture on campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Light Modulator

Light Modulator

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Poet, translator and CECA director Christopher Burawa October 24th

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, 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.

Christopher Burawa

Christopher Burawa

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Star Power at this Year’s Clarksville Writers’ Conference

 

Clarksville Writer's ConferenceClarksville, 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.

Frye Gaillard was the keynote speaker at the Clarksville Writers' Conference banquet held June 6th at Liberty Park's Freedom Point.

Frye Gaillard was the keynote speaker at the Clarksville Writers’ Conference banquet held June 6th at Liberty Park’s Freedom Point.

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APSU to honor local artists and arts supporters during March 17th Ovation Awards

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, 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.

David Alford is the recipient of this year's George Mabry Award.

David Alford is the recipient of this year’s George Mabry Award.

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Austin Peay State University to exhibit newly donated folk art collection

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, 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.

Two folk art sculptures that are part of the Crouch Folk Art Collection. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

Two folk art sculptures that are part of the Crouch Folk Art Collection. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to discuss protein secondary structure prediction

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss Axis Prisoners of War (POWs)

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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»

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