Research in Arts and Letters

Plato's Cave (book) Rebecca Lemoine (author)
January 30, 2020

Classical antiquity has become a political battleground in recent years in debates over immigration and cultural identity-whether it is ancient sculpture, symbolism, or even philosophy. Caught in the crossfire is the legacy...

Adam Smith
January 24, 2020

A new documentary film by Adam Smith, assistant professor of multimedia studies, titled “Americaville” premiered at the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in January.

August 16, 2019

Florida Atlantic University Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Bridwell-Briner spent a week at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. in August as part of the Smithsonian’s “Recovering Voices Community Research Program.”...

Professor Valentina Martinez
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.

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.