Daily Archives: June 2, 2014

Born in the U.S.A. (O.)

Jade is a Juris Doctor candidate at Dedman School of Law. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU to intern at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas. Her work will include both civil and criminal litigation work for the principal federal prosecution authority for North Texas.

2014-06-02T18:01:56+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Jade, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

Scenes from London

SMU-in-London: Arts at Tower Bridge. Photo credit: Becca/SMU Adventures Emily, a junior majoring in dance; Parker, a junior majoring in theater; and Emily, a junior majoring in dance and chemistry; at Tower Bridge. Photo credit: Emily R/SMU Adventures Bailee (BS Sports Management ’15) and Melissa (BS English ’15) at St. James' Palace. Photo credit: Bailee/SMU Adventures

2014-06-03T11:57:11+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|SMU-in-London: Arts 2014|

Mussolini’s rhetoric of space: Locating discourse within the city

Alice is a graduate student in the Meadows School of the Arts’ Ph.D. program in art history, RASC/a (Rhetorics of Art, Space, and Culture). She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU to conduct research in Italy. At archives including the Archivio Centrale dello Stato di Rome and the UN archives in Florence, she intends to investigate Mussolini’s aspirations for Rome and the changes he wished to make to its spatial structure.

2014-06-02T18:03:32+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Alice, Maguire Fellow in Italy|

Does requiring an ID create a problem?

A Chinese “Hu Kou” certificate Having an adequate ID was never a problem to me. Born and raised in Beijing, China, I have always been registered in the government system. Even before the age of 16, when I first received my Citizenship Identification Card, I was registered in the "Hu Kou" system, a mandatary registration by family unit. When I came to the U.S. as an international student, I had my passport, visa and I-20 form as well. When I first heard of this research project to identify barriers caused by requiring an ID to vote on Election Day, I was immediately attracted to it, because I was puzzled. Texas is one of 30 states that have recently [...]

2014-08-11T14:14:05+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Yusun, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

Our busy first week in London

Students in the SMU-in-London: Arts spend five weeks in the city, becoming 21st-century explorers while taking two courses. Associate Theatre Professor Gretchen Smith in the Meadows School of the Arts teaches London theatre history from the era of Shakespeare to the present. Dance Professor Shelley Berg teaches about London as a metropolis filled with myriad “performance” experiences – cultural, social, historical and political.

2014-06-02T16:57:28+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|SMU-in-London: Arts 2014|