Arts and Music
Doctoral student Clare Carrasco received a fellowship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst/German Academic Exchange Service to research in Germany this coming spring and summer.
UNT's College of Music offers its hands-on event for children in grades 2 to 5 who want to learn more about musical instruments on Oct. 11 (Saturday).
The gala, the largest College of Music fundraiser of the year, helps to ensure the college can continue to attract the best young musicians in the world. Last year alone, 550 of the 1,600 music students at UNT received merit-based scholarships.
Experimental musicians from around the world will gather at UNT for a conference and series of evening performances delving into the art of electroacoustic music and intermedia.
The exhibit will feature rare first editions and part-issue editions of works by Victorian authors including Charles Dickens George Meredith and William Makepeace Thackeray. Dr. J. Don Vann, UNT Professor Emeritus in the Department of English, a Victorian literature scholar and founder of the Denton Dickens Fellowship, curated this exhibit.
The Institute for the Advancement of the Arts, the arm of the University of North Texas that promotes artistic and creative expression, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of programs at its downtown location, UNT on the Square.
Alice Giles, celebrated as one of the world's leading harp soloists, will perform a concert at the University of North Texas at 8 p.m. Oct. 22 (Wednesday) at Winspear Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center.
Four internationally recognized artist/scholars will talk about how they combine technology, science and art as part of the Tactical Robotics Symposium: Latin American Media Art at the Intersection of the Pedagogy at the University of North Texas.
Millions of devoted fans watch "Game of Thrones" and enjoy the book adapted by the television show, but those fans have nothing on the 300 visitors coming to UNT.
Novelist and essayist Jo Ann Beard will open the University of North Texas' 2014-2015 Visiting Writers Series with a reading on Sept. 25 (Thursday). She will be followed by poet and essayist Dan Beachy-Quick, who will host a reading on Oct. 7 (Tuesday).