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Fine Arts Center hosts two exhibits

Take a break from routine this fall with a visit to the Fine Arts Center, where two exhibits are on display.

Works by 16 ceramics artists from BGSU and Northern Arizona University who have received the Aaron Macy scholarship are featured in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery. The show will culminate on Sept. 17 with an artist panel discussion and reception at 7 p.m. in 204 Fine Arts Center.

Opening tomorrow (Aug. 31) in the Willard Wankelman Gallery is “Re-imagining the Distaff Toolkit.” Each work of art in the exhibit has at its core a tool that was important to women’s domestic labor in the past. The old tool becomes the fulcrum for a contemporary work of art.

Among the 28 artists in the show is Debra Priestley, who will give a guest lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in 204 Fine Arts Center. Priestley teaches at Queens College, City University of New York.

“Re-imagining the Distaff Toolkit” runs through Sept. 26.

Gallery hours for both shows are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.


Boyd-Barrett active presenter this fall

Dr. Oliver Boyd-Barrett, School of Media and Communication, has been invited to present at the Third News Agencies World Congress, to take place Oct. 19-23 in Buenos Aires and Bariloche, Argentina.

Hosted by Télam, the national news agency of Argentina, Boyd-Barrett will be presenting on the topic of News Agencies and National Development. In September, he is also presenting a paper at the conference on Global Media and the War on Terror, to take place at the University of Westminster, London. He will be presenting on the topic of Hollywood and the War on Terror. Boyd-Barrett is sponsored in part by the journal Global Media and Communication.


 
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August 30, 2010

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