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The Power of Contemporary Art
Smith’s first contemporary art curator, Emma Chubb, didn’t grow up around contemporary art. But when she was in 10th grade, she was “lucky enough to have an English teacher who decided to teach us about modern and contemporary art,” she says, “even though it wasn’t in the Pennsylvania state curriculum.” On a class field trip to the 1999 Carnegie International, she saw works by artists like William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat and Kara Walker. “Seeing this art was a way into a world that I didn’t know,” Chubb says. “It allowed me to travel across space and time—to see ways of picturing and ways of making that made me want to learn more.”

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IT Transformation Community Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17, Noon-1:30 p.m., Mary Maples Dunn Conference Room, Pierce


Register Now for Faculty & Staff Fitness Program, Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 16, Noon, Ainsworth Gym


Museum Volunteer Program---Be an MVP in the Education Department at SCMA, Museum of Art

Sign Up Now for Meningitis B Vaccination Clinic Tuesday, Jan. 23, 10-11:30 a.m., Schacht Center for Health and Wellness


'Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America,' Presented by Author Nancy MacLean Thursday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room


The Tudor Tailor: As I Lie Dying Sunday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m., Theatre 14, Mendenhall


Register Now for Heart, Mind & Soul: Contemplative Writing & Discussion January 17-20, 2-4 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel & Lyman Classroom 111


Weekly Meditation, Mondays, 5-6 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary

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