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Checking Out Artist Lecture Series Opens with Aram Moshayedi Sept. 6

The UNLV Department of Art welcomes Aram Moshayedi to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 for the Fall Going To Artist Lecture Series.

Aram Moshayedi is a manager at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, where he most recently arranged the exhibition and publication Stories of Practically Everyone. In 2016, he co-curated (with Hamza Walker) Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only. Since joining the Hammer in 2013, he has actually organized projects by artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Andrea Büttner, Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami, Andrea Bowers, Simon Denny, Avery Vocalist, Maria Hassabi, and Mario Garcia Torres, in addition to All the Instruments Agree: An Exhibit or a Concert, a two-day program of live music and sound performed by visual artists. He was previously associate manager at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, where he arranged exhibitions and oversaw the production of brand-new works by The Otolith Group, Slavs and Tatars, Jordan Wolfson, Tony Cokes, Ming Wong, Erlea Maneros Zabala, and Geoffrey Farmer. He has contributed to many exhibition catalogues in addition to such publications as Artforum, Art in America, Frieze, Metropolitan Area M, Parkett, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, and Bidoun, for which he is a contributing editor.

The UNLV Checking Out Artist Lecture Series features a varied selection of a few of the most engaging artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This crucial program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the school and discuss their work in public lectures and to use specific reviews to our BFA and MFA trainees. This program has actually developed itself as an important resource for UNLV trainees and the general public alike. The main objective of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, motivate and foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through visual discussions and discourse.

This event is free and open to the general public. The suggested voluntary contribution is $5 for grownups and $2 for kids and senior citizens. For more details e-mail the Barrick at [email protected]!.?.! or visit the website.

'' Checking Out ' Burial Websites for Insights Into Health and Migration

Cristina Tica, a UNLV doctoral trainee in anthropology, was granted a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to research study abroad, gathering insights on health, illness, trauma, and migration pattterns. Tica will spend the upcoming scholastic year studying skeletal remains in Hungary with coworkers at Eötvös Loránd University and at the Hungarian National Museum. She established an interest in the region while dealing with her master’s degree, which involved studying historical skeletal collections from Romania.

UNLV Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Debra L. Martin said Tica’s work will provide essential insights into the ways that migration affects health through a close assessment of historic populations in Eastern Europe.”Cristina is a specialist at ‘reading’ the burials of long ago individuals for details on identity, health and trauma. This job unites a variety of subjects of value today– specifically comprehending the brief and long term impacts of migration on people and communities,” Martin said.

Tica will concentrate on the Sarmatians, who occupied the Great Hungarian Plain during the first four centuries of the common age. Tica’s work will contribute to bioarchaeological data to examine health, injury and mobility patterns of Sarmatian groups.

“The chances provided through the Fulbright program will not only permit me to perform my research, however also to check out the country more and immerse myself in the culture,” stated Tica.

Previously this year, UNLV School of Medication teacher Katherine Hertlein, whose ongoing research takes a look at the result of technology on human relationships, was called a Fulbright Scholar.

Hertlein, the program director for the UNLV School of Medicine’s Couple and Family Therapy Program, will expand her research on innovation and relationships in Austria.

Tica and Hertlein are amongst the more than 1,900 U.S. residents who will perform research, teach English, and supply knowledge abroad for the 2018-19 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

The Fulbright Program, which operates in over 160 nations around the world, offers competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for trainees, scholars, teachers, specialists, scientists and artists. Fulbright alumni include 59 Nobel Laureates and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners.