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UC San Diego MFA student Juliana Kleist-Méndez is at the helm of "Elektra," the last fall-quarter production for the Department of Theatre and Dance. The sold-out run opens Dec. 4.
UC San Diego professor and world-renowned composer Lei Liang wins the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his orchestral work that both evokes the realities of climate change and offers the enduring potential for healing.
Opening Nov. 20 for a limited run, the second production in the Department of Theatre and Dance fall season is “Man in Love,” a “horror and hope” play about race, love and terror. First time directing at UC San Diego, Stephen Buescher said students are easily early career artists.
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2019 – 2020 season with “Balm in Gilead” on Nov. 15, followed by “Man in Love” Nov. 20 and “Elektra” Dec. 4
A new art exhibition at the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 by visual artist Terike Haapoja explores the shadowy middle ground between objects and beings, or personhood and “thingness.”
Bostich + Fussible of the Grammy-nominated Nortec Collective will perform a new suite of electronic music created as a score for a rediscovered 1920’s Mexican silent movie classic, El Tren Fantasma (The Ghost Train).
Rarely seen art and illustrations by the late Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, will be on display at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library on Friday, September 20 as the focal point of the 16th annual Dinner in the Library gala.
The T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will investigate the neurological basis of compassion, design a compassion-focused medical curriculum and develop new methods to protect and promote the well-being of current clinicians and their patients.
Helping to address the significant gender imbalance in the field of philosophy, the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy will once again host the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy July 22 – Aug. 2.