Research in Arts and Letters

ambassador fund one
September 07, 2018

FAU Anthropology professors Valentina Martinez, as Principal Investigator, and Michael Harris (co-PI) have been awarded an Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation grant from the U.S. Department of State for the project...

dance concert library of congress
September 07, 2018

Associate Professor and Director of Dance at FAU Clarence Brooks will perform Talley Beatty’s “The Mourner’s Bench” (1947) at Concerts from the Library of Congress (Thursday, April 19, 2019, Thomas Jefferson Building)...

jazz in thailand
September 07, 2018

On the night of July 26, 2018, Dr. Michal Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Performing Arts, presented the album he produced for The Royal Family of Thailand.

alternate roots
July 28, 2018

Alternate Roots highlights how popular media cultivates genealogy but buries its cultural context.

monkey
June 25, 2018

Kate Detwiler, of the Anthropology Department has found evidence of interspieces mating in monkeys.

kanter book
June 25, 2018

Douglas Kanter, History, is one of 103 leading historians from around the world that contributed to the recently released 4-volume “Cambridge History of Ireland.”

ellis book
June 25, 2018

Professor Meredith Ellis of the Anthropology department has had her first book, Nineteenth Century Childhoods in Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives (Archaeology of Childhood) published.

larocco at carson center
June 25, 2018

Dr. Annette LaRocco attended a workshop at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and presented her paper entitled “Memory as claim-making in Kalahari socio-environments”. This workshop, “Sites of Remembering:...

Dr.B Fulbright
June 25, 2018

Josephine Beoku-Betts will serve as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Institute for Gender Studies and Documentation (INGRADOC) at the University of Sierra Leone.

Ron Adams sitting at desk with microphone
May 16, 2018

During his nine months in India, Dr. R. Don Adams Professor of English, has been working on a book project on ethics in modern literature. One part of the book concerns the work of the modern British-American novelist Christopher...