Preparation In March 2017, the OVPDEMA Overseas Studies and Scholarship Program launched the inaugural Brazil course with four faculty members and 18 students. The course: “History of Race in the Americas: Exploring Racial Identity and Representation in Brazil.” The location: Rio de Janeiro. Prior to arriving in Brazil in May, students learned about Brazilian history,… Read more »
This semester, we’re studying and performing Twyla Tharp’s The One Hundreds, which begins with two dancers performing one hundred 11-count phrases in unison. Then five dancers simultaneously perform their own twenty 11-count phrases of the previously performed one hundred. And finally, one hundred dancers each perform one of the 11-count phrases at the same time…. Read more »
We were challenged to meet students where they were and bring a touch of movement into their day. Of course, the best place to meet other students is none other than Starbucks. All of us were challenged to teach one of the sixteen phrases we had learned to one student. We also handed out flyers… Read more »
When I lived in Mumbai, India, I’d wake up elated one early morning each March. The key was to wake up before my cousins smeared pink or red or green powder all over my face—so I could get to them first.
Twyla Tharp revolutionized the world of dance, and now, Indiana University students are learning the works and techniques that made her a legend.
Since my first course with associate professor Dr. Laura Scheiber during the spring of my junior year, I have been involved in lab work, including analyzing materials that come in from the field. After a couple of classes—and many hours spent in the William R. Adams Zooarchaeology Laboratory, which is directed by Dr. Scheiber—I decided to… Read more »
Episode 36 of Through the Gates aired via SoundCloud and iTunes Tuesday, Nov. 1.
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