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New College Professor Awarded Two Fulbright Positions

Andrew Raffo Dewar performing with synthesizer

From the August 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar, a professor of interdisciplinary arts in New College and the School of Music, was recently awarded two different Fulbright positions in one year: one as a Fulbright specialist in Bogotá, Colombia, and the other as a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Toronto, Canada. Dewar, whose work as a composer, performer, and ethnomusicologist has allowed him to create and study the intersections of art, music and culture, will work in […]

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Remembering Shelia Washington

From the February 2021 Desktop News | The late Shelia Washington, founding director of the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center in Scottsboro, Alabama, will be remembered by the UA community for the strong partnership she built between the institution and UA scholars and students. Washington opened the Scottsboro Boys Museum in 2010 to honor the nine young African-American men who were falsely accused of rape and subsequently imprisoned in the 1930s. Since it opened its doors, Washington and colleagues […]

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