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Music, art and culture highlight SMU’s 2013 Russian Winter Festival

Renowned Russian-American musicians The Flying Balalaika Brothers bring their energetic take on traditional music and their own original compositions to SMU’s 17th annual Russian Winter Festival. SMU percussion instructor Jamal Mohamed, director of the Meadows World Music Ensemble, joins the Austin-based band … Continue reading

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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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Multi-talented M.K. Asante Jr. delivers Tate Lecture Feb. 26, 2013

Award winning author, filmmaker and professor M.K. Asante Jr. makes his debut on the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 26 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day/Billingsley/Miller Rich Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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Presidential historians Beschloss, Brinkley visit SMU Feb. 5, 2013

Presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Douglas Brinkley visit the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 5 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. They will give the Anita and Truman Arnold Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Michael Beschloss is an award-winning … Continue reading

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SMU event: What memoirs reveal about the Bush Administration

One of the nation’s foremost diplomatic historians will use the memoirs produced by members of George W. Bush’s administration to analyze foreign policy shaped by the 43rd president in the post-9/11 world. Melvin Leffler, the Edward R. Stettinius Chair of … Continue reading

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Health expert Sanjay Gupta to deliver 2012-13 Tate Lecture Nov. 27

Neurosurgeon, public health policy expert and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta visits SMU Tuesday, Nov. 27 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Based in Atlanta, Gupta plays an integral role in … Continue reading

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Gaming guru Jane McGonigal delivers Tate Lecture Nov. 13, 2012

Gamer, game designer, author and futurist Jane McGonigal is on the Hilltop Tuesday, Nov. 13 for SMU’s 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. She will give the Oncor Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. McGonigal’s work emphasizes the power of games to solve problems. Named by The … Continue reading

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Edwin Black discusses ‘IBM and the Holocaust’ at SMU Nov. 7, 2012

Edwin Black’s account of how one of America’s most powerful corporations helped Nazi Germany systematically keep track of Jews, run trains and operate death camps will be examined when the acclaimed journalist-historian visits SMU Wednesday, Nov. 7, to discuss his … Continue reading

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2009 Clements Book Prize winner to speak at SMU Nov. 8, 2012

Louise Pubols (right), chief curator of history at the Oakland Museum of California, will visit SMU to discuss her award-winning work as an author. The University’s William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies hosts Pubols for a 6 p.m. reception followed by a … Continue reading

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Turner joins Dallas Historical Society higher-ed panel Oct. 28, 2012

SMU President R. Gerald Turner joins John E. Price, founding president of the University of North Texas at Dallas, for a panel discussion exploring the history of higher education in Dallas at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 in the Hall of … Continue reading

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