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ArtsNow - February 11, 2016

Research on factors behind kids' success receives federal funding 
Sheri Madigan's early childhood development project one of eight supported by $7.6 million in Canada Research Chair awards More »


On the Nest: Before and after of parenthood 
Arts faculty Dona Schwartz brings expecting parents and empty nesters in front of the lens in new, acclaimed portrait series More »


Film director Deepa Mehta: 'It's all about the integrity'
University lecture, The Anatomy of Violence, draws a packed house More »


Inaugural event celebrates co-op internship student program 
Arts and Science faculties present awards to students and employers providing valuable workplace experience More »



Arts Voices: Author Zadie Smith talks creativity, autobiographical fiction and living in the Big Apple 
Calgary Herald interviews Distinguished Visiting Writer Zadie Smith, who will be speaking at MacEwan Hall on February 11 courtesy of the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program. More »

Arts Voices: Remind us, why are we pulling out of the IS mission? 
David Bercuson, director of the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies, writes in the Globe and Mail More

Faculty of Arts members are making news headlines every day. Click here to see the articles.

In print

Eliot Tretter, an assistant professor with the Department of Geography has released a new book: Shadows of a Sunbelt City: The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy in Austin. More »

Upcoming Events
Feb 11: Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents An Evening with Zadie Smith
Feb 11: Orchestra
Feb. 11: Archaeology Beyond the Academy Talk: The flood giveth and the flood taketh away. Excavation of a buried tipi ring site in Fish Creek Provincial Park
Feb. 12: Survival Guide for the Working Artist
Feb 12: Alberta Culture and Tourism: Guidelines for doing archaeology in Alberta, interacting with the government and becoming a permit holder
Feb 13: Celestial sounds: As Europe goes romantic
... events continued
Feb 15-19: Here After (Department of Art) 
Feb 16: Improving English phonetics for ESL interpreters
Feb 17: From the desert to the plains: A paleoethnobotanical research program
Feb 18: Bow River Conference - The Past in the Present (Department of History)
More events: 

The next issue of ArtsNow will be published on Thursday, February 18, 2016.


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