Author Archives: Meleah Harris

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Life is Good in Byron Bay

Taken from Ariana’s blog “Spirit and Earth: A performance project” https://dreamtimeabroad.wordpress.com/ Hello from the other side of the world! I am currently in Byron Bay, which is probably the most beautiful place I’ve ever been in my life. It sort … Continue reading

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First Show in Moscow: Шут Балакирев (Jester Balakirev)

Adapted from http://evameilingpollitt.wordpress.com/ My show breakdowns will vary slightly for this project, since I am discovering connections between the shows and my sociopolitical observations in Russia. As follows: Who did the show? When, where?  I saw the performance on Monday, … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

Jacob Nice, SMU ‘15, is exploring the customs and practices of an international touring theatre company. (Major: THEA; Mentor: Dr. Gretchen Smith) Blog post taken from http://jacoblnice.wordpress.com/ Tuesday, May 13th I had lunch with Johnny and Michael at Carluccio’s in Dublin. We … Continue reading

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StageD

Adapted from http://staged214.wordpress.com/ My name is Ally Van Deuren and I am pursuing a BFA in theatre and a BA in journalism from SMU in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from Southern California, where I caught the “stage bug” at age … Continue reading

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How I Became I Human Rights Major

Senior Emily Mankowski is researching the historical racism of the Aboriginal people in Australia to shed light on present-day discrimination as well as efforts to remediate discrimination. (Major: HRTS; PLSC; Mentor: Dr. Rick Halperin). Follow her blogs at http://smuhumanrightsboorloo.blogspot.com/  This is … Continue reading

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Investigations Into The Contemporary Dance Company

Senior Morgan Beckwith will intern with Mystic Ballet professional dance company to gain inside knowledge about the administrative and artistic sides of a successful contemporary dance company. Follow her blog http://morganinmystic.tumblr.com/ Spring of 2013 Southern Methodist University’s Engaged Learning program … Continue reading

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CGI America

An update from Rahfin Faruk, a rising junior studying economics, political science and mathematics who runs Green Riba, a storefront dedicated to zero-interest loans for Dallas entrepreneurs. According to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, American civic engagement is at an all … Continue reading

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London Bound

Junior Lauryn Bodden has begun a food as culture project locally and, while studying in London, will expand her knowledge of the glocal food movement, comparing Londoners’ attitudes about food and eating habits with Americans. Follow Lauryn’s food blog http://bitemeworld.wordpress.com/ As … Continue reading

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One Week Out

Junior Thomas Gelo will bring to life the view of a foreign culture from the eyes of a study abroad student through the medium of an Avant Garde film. Read the rest of his journey on his blog site http://tomgelo.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading

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