The American Shakespeare Center will be back on campus Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 6-8. The visit will include two public performances as well as theater workshops with Sewanee students. ASC's engaging approach to the work of Shakespeare led the UK Telegraph to call it “one of the most accomplished Shakespeare companies in the United States.”
PUBLIQuartet is a New York City-based string quartet whose genre-bending programs range from 20th-century masterworks to newly commissioned pieces, alongside re-imaginations of classical works featuring improvisations that expand the idea of a traditional string quartet. PUBLIQuartet’s Grammy-nominated new album, Freedom and Faith, features artists whose music represents resilience, resistance, and subversion; all of them also happen to be women. Composers including Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Jessica Meyer, and Hildegard Von Bingen highlight the diversity and legacy of women in music over the last millennium.
Sarah Strand, C’21, is currently sailing in the South Pacific aboard a tall ship ocean research vessel in order to explore social aspects of the effects of climate change, seek solutions to the associated problems, and develop skills in environmental communications.
Scientists—including Associate Professor Sarah Sherwood—believe they’ve uncovered the meaning of some of the Moai stone monoliths found on Rapa Nui, better known as Easter Island.
The University of the South is expanding its financial aid program to meet the full need of admitted students who qualify for financial aid, starting with the first-year students who arrive in fall 2020.