IU symposium: How do we experience art, music?

Ask Phil Ford about the “Technologies of Experience” symposium he helped organize and he’ll put it succinctly: “It’s about all the stuff we don’t talk about.” Wait, what? With a chuckle, the assistant professor in the Department of Musicology in the IU Jacobs School of Music explained, “In the humanities, we generally study things that […]

Dance theme illustrates social, political, cultural issues of modern society

The Indiana University African American Dance Company’s annual spring concert will feature new student collaborations centered on the theme, “Through the Looking Glass,” chosen to illustrate the various ways social, political and cultural issues of modern society are explored. “The students’ contributions of ideas and movement sequences are central to the African American Dance Company’s […]

Dance, composition students collaborate to create original works for annual concert

Here’s a guest post about the upcoming Hammer and Nail concert courtesy of newsroom colleague Tracy James, who typically blogs at Health and Vitality: Audiences are treated to a trove of creativity, ingenuity, movement and music as original works by Indiana University dance and composition students are performed during the annual Hammer and Nail concert […]

Entrepreneur to take part in design symposium hosted by IUCA+D, Kelley

Marcel Botha was with friend Trevor Hardy, watching him feed his young son a few summers ago, when Hardy commented that the ergonomics of baby spoons were all wrong. That conversation led to the creation of Spuni, a spoon that complements the instinct to latch and suck that babies develop during breast- and bottle-feeding, making […]