Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Emmy Award winning puppeteer comes to UNT
DENTON (UNT), Texas - Artist and puppeteer Wayne White has won three Emmy Awards for his outlandish creations, and now students at the University of North Texas will get to work with him.
White will help make giant puppet heads with students from the College of Visual Arts and Design Oct. 22-26 (Monday-Friday), and give a free talk to the public at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 (Tuesday) at the University Union Lyceum. Students will show off their...
Monday, October 8, 2018
Experience the world around us through UNT events
DENTON (UNT), Texas — DENTON (UNT), Texas — UNT International at the University of North Texas will host many activities and lectures this semester focused on learning about and enjoying other cultures. The events are free, will take place on the UNT campus in Denton and are open to media and the public, unless otherwise noted.
Monday, October 1, 2018
UNT production of “subUrbia” is a funny, sometimes shocking play about a group of aimless 20-somethings trying find their place in the world
What: “subUrbia,” by Eric Bogosian, presented by the University of North Texas Department of Dance and Theatre, about the challenges of becoming independent adults in America.
When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 – 6 (Thursday - Saturday), 2 p.m. Oct. 6 – 7 (Saturday – Sunday)
Where: Studio Theater, Radio Television Film and Performing Arts Building, 1179 Union Circle, Denton, Texas.
Cost: Tickets cost $12.50 for students, UNT...
Monday, October 1, 2018
UNT professors can offer insight on culture, history during Hispanic Heritage Month
DENTON (UNT), Texas –Communities across the U.S. are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month including the University of North Texas, which is hosting on-campus events showcasing Hispanic culture, history and more.
UNT is home to scholars across a variety of disciplines who dedicate their studies toward Hispanic culture and history.
- Priscilla Solis Ybarra in the Department of English specializes in contemporary Chicana/o literature and...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
UNT art professor creates awareness of sexual assault against women on college campuses
What: “YOU ARE HER” performance art installation and exhibit designed by UNT sculpture professor Alicia Eggert.
When: Running until Sept. 29 (Saturday)
Where: Outside the Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, 2900 W. Berry St.; Outside the Moudy South building, 2805 S. University Drive; “Pop-up” performances on the...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Acclaimed photojournalists discuss truth and visualization in the age of “fake news”
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Five award-winning photojournalists, including both Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winners, will discuss the ethical and technical boundaries of intimate, firsthand visual reporting in a panel discussion entitled “Seeing and Believing in the Age of Fake News: Finding Truth in Visual Journalism.”
The discussion, accompanied by a traveling photo exhibit, takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 (Thursday) in the University Union Lyceum (...
Friday, September 7, 2018
World renowned hip-hop dancer and choreographer, Rennie Harris, to collaborate with UNT dance students
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theater will host renowned hip-hop dancer and choreographer, Rennie Harris and his assistant Millie Heckler, a Rennie Harris dancer, from September 7 – 16.
Since the age of 15, Harris has been teaching workshops and classes at various venues and universities around the country and is a...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
UNT jazz professor Davy Mooney and drummer Ko Omura bring strong musical chemistry to new album release, “Benign Strangers”
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Assistant professor of jazz guitar at the University of North Texas, Davy Mooney and Tokyo-born drummer, Ko Omura have released their first album entitled “Benign Strangers.”
“The album’s title describes our creative experience,” said Mooney. “Ko had never met the rest of the band. He flew in from Tokyo and met everybody for the first time at the recording studio. It’s remarkable that...
Friday, July 27, 2018
UNT’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names Biography Fellowship recipient
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Author Alison Owings, who is known for her stereotype-challenging oral-history based books, will receive unique guidance in writing her fourth piece, “The Book of Del: A Life Before, During and After Homelessness.”
Owings is the winner of the Biography Fellowship awarded during the University of North Texas’ 2018 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, held July 20 – 22. Given in conjunction with the Mayborn conference,...