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Professor links poetry, the internet and augmented reality

Michelle Chen November 26, 2022
The Japan Center at Stony Brook sponsored Dr. Andrew Campana, assistant professor of modern and contemporary Japanese literature and media at Cornell University, to speak on Japanese poetry in the digital age through his work on Nov. 16.
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Embroidered artwork from Italian artist Luci Callipari Marcuzzo. Marcuzzo visted Stony Brook University on Sept. 20 for a conversation with the Center for Italian Studies.  MELANIE NAVARRO/ THE STATESMAN

Italian artists visit Stony Brook to discuss family, culture and the Italian diaspora

Rayia Habibulla October 2, 2022
Hosted by the Center for Italian Studies, artists B. Amore and Luci Callipari Marcuzzo visited Stony Brook University on Sept. 20 for a discussion titled, “Tracing the Threads of Migration and Female Narratives of the Italian Diaspora.”
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Kintsugi is the practice of repairing porcelain fractures with varnish or powder resin with gold. Kintsugi shows off the breaks as an important history of the object. CATALINA BENAVIDES/THE STATESMAN

You. Yes, you.

Catalina Benavides March 21, 2021
#OPINION: Catalina Benavides is a first-semester graduate student in the Master of Arts in Teaching English program. Benavides wrote a love letter to herself in the form of a poem. 
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Official cover The Bigger Picture by Lil Baby. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Rap continues to empower and push discourse around race relations in America

Catalina Benavides February 13, 2021
Rap music today reflects the messages of both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Rappers have used their platforms and lyrical talent to express to their audiences that the fight for equal rights for the Black community is not over. 
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The logo for the organization, Artists for Nancy. CLIFF BALDWIN/ARTISTS FOR NANCY

“Artists for Nancy” will present artists and activists in panel discussion

Natasha Nelson September 15, 2020
"Artists for Nancy", an organization which empowers political activism through art will present a Zoom panel this Wednesday, September 16, at 6 p.m.
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Poster for the Charles B. Wang Centers showing of The Prophet. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Khalil Ghibran’s “The Prophet” Immortalized on Screen

Niki Nassiri November 11, 2019
The movie “The Prophet,” screened at the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 7, celebrates love, freedom and death through a series of visually stunning animated essays.
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Pianist Gilbert Kalish, left, and baritone singer Randal Scarlata, right, presented music from Schuberts final year at the Staller Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6. ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

Gilbert Kalish and Randall Scarlata Perform songs from Schubert’s final year at the Staller Center

Alek Lewis November 11, 2019
Baritone Randall Scarlata and pianist Gilbert Kalish presented “Triumph and Tragedy: Songs from Schubert’s Final Year” at the Staller Center for the Arts Recital Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
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Sufi Dances and Songs of Love returns to the Charles B. Wang Center

Sufi Dances and Songs of Love returns to the Charles B. Wang Center

Patrick Tuminski October 10, 2019
The Amir Vahab Ensemble performed at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center this past Wednesday, Oct. 2. The performance included traditional Iranian and Turkish folk music and the samâ, known to many in the West as the Whirling Dervish Dance.
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Renowned composer plays Sufi songs at Wang Center

Melissa Azofeifa September 9, 2018
“Sufi Songs of Love by Amir Vahab” transported the audience to the ancient Middle East and gave them a glimpse of the foundations of the culture. The audience was reminded through beautiful poetry, music and song, that we are all one.
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Dr. Michael Schrimpff leads a nature walk through the Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook Universitys campus in honor of Earthstock. STEPHANIE YUVIENCO/STATESMAN FILE

Let’s reframe environmentalism

Andrew Goldstein April 18, 2018
By making little decisions and appreciating the nature we have, we become a society that cares for its tool.
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Wang Center hosts Poetry Out Loud competition

Thomas James February 19, 2017
The Teachers and Writers Collaborative held one of the regional legs of their annual Poetry Out Loud competition at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Feb. 15.
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Tosc-A-Riginal highlights talent in Tabler Quad

Katarina Delgado February 18, 2016
Toscanini College held Tosc-A-Riginal night on Feb. 10 in the Tabler Blackbox Theater to celebrate talent, creativity and community among ACH poets, singers and songwriters.
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