CELIA

Sultans of Swing will examine links between baseball, jazz and fiction

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Series begins with a lecture on “Sports and the Absent History of the Harlem Renaissance” on Jan. 29 and a panel discussion on “Women and African-Americans in Baseball History” on Feb. 10. Continue reading

Upgrades to Wright State’s Creative Art Center will impact the region

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Kristin Sobolik, dean of Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts, talks about the modernization and expansion of the Creative Arts Center, home of the university’s performing and fine arts programs. The CAC project includes renovating existing classrooms, studio spaces, labs … Continue reading

Bosnian TV crew films Wright State Dayton Peace Accords events

Bosnian TV crew films Wright State Dayton Peace Accords events

A news crew from Bosnia and Herzegovina filmed Wright State music students performing and interviewed faculty members for a Bosnian TV program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords. Continue reading

Wright State peace literature conference is free

Accords: Peace, War and the Arts poster

Excerpt In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords, and the 10th anniversary of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Wright State University, through its CELIA organization, is hosting several arts events on the theme of “Accords: Peace, … Continue reading

Wright State will celebrate Dayton’s legacy of peace

An Afghan boy is seen with a Minnie Mouse face mask in a local cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan on Oct. 10, 2006. Photo by Ziyah Gafic/VII Network

Wright State’s CELIA will celebrate the Dayton Peace Accords and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize with a photography exhibition, concert and literary conference. Continue reading

A moment in the spotlight

Wright State students, faculty and alumni perform live on stage with Kristin Chenoweth
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Wright State students, faculty and alumni perform live on stage at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering with Kristin Chenoweth. Continue reading

War and peace

Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck teaches a course on conflict and peace in literature
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Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck uses works from Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners in a course how literature addresses conflict and promotes peace. Continue reading

Wright State’s Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of four works

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of four works

Annual Dance Concert on April 23-26 will feature the Wright State Dance Ensemble and performances by the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company II and Dayton Ballet II. Continue reading

Concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Wright State concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Fourth annual “Poetry and Music Concert” on April 24 continues Wright State’s yearlong World War I project. Continue reading

ArtsGala features night of unparalleled entertainment

Wright State's fine and performing arts students displayed their rich talents throughout the Creative Arts Center during ArtsGala March 28.

Fine and performing arts students displayed their rich talents throughout the Creative Arts Center during ArtsGala March 28. Continue reading