Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Listen to the Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast

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Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

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Ana Navarro
Ana Navarro presents - Are You Being Heard: Political Participation and the First Amendment

FAU presents Republican Strategist and Political Commentator Ana Navarro with “Are You Being Heard: Political Participation and the First Amendment.” The lecture and a panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, Sept.... more

Carol Prusa
FAU Presents A Trifecta of Faculty Art Exhibitions

FAU University Galleries will present a “trifecta” of faculty art exhibitions. The first to open will be the “Biennial Faculty Exhibition,” presented in the Schmidt Gallery from Saturday, Sept.14 through Saturday,... more

Ayse Papatya Bucak
Ayse Papatya Bucak Reads from Her Book - The Trojan War Museum

Florida Atlantic University associate professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s latest book, “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in O, The Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right... more

Comanche Buffalo hunters and their tepee lodges. August 1871. Public Domain
FAU Ph.D. Project to Create First Online Comanche Dictionary

FAU Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Bridwell-Briner, D.M.A. (Kiowa, Comanche and Apache descent) spent a week at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. in August as part of the Smithsonian’s “Recovering Voices Community... more

Ayse Papatya Bucak
Book by Ayse Papatya Bucak Makes Oprah Magazine’s 10 Books to Read in August

Associate Professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s, Ph.D., latest book “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right Now” list for August 2019. more

 
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At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, we help our students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. This means grounding them in important ideas and diverse perspectives. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning that reflects the global economy our students will enter after graduation with the objective of preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce.