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Religious Studies professor Amanda Baugh named NEH Summer Scholar

April 13, 2016

Amanda Baugh

Amanda Baugh has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 23 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Each summer, the NEH supports enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions so that faculty can work in collaboration and study with experts in their fields of interest. Read more

Cosmic Fractures: Beatriz Cortez's Simultaneous Realities

March 24, 2016

Beatriz Cortez - Black Mirror - detail

In artist Beatriz Cortez's installations, cracks and crevices are a consistent clue to the fractured existence she has experienced in her life. Cortez's work is greatly impacted by her migration from El Salvador to the United States and the civil war she endured, escaped, and left behind. “All of my friends were being murdered. There was no way I could stay,” Cortez tells me as we walk through her Los Angeles area studio, which contains many Read more

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