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Baseera Khan exhibition

Baseera Khan, iamuslima

August 21 - September 21

“Baseera Khan, iamuslima,” features a selection of prints, sculptures, textiles, archival material and other performative objects used by the artist to reflect on  autobiographical narratives. In considering her family history, Khan acknowledges the presence of decolonial trauma and reoccurring themes that affected her youth, such as immigration, displacement, anxiety and social mobility. While recognizing her Indian-Iranian-Afghani heritage, Khan reflects on the stress she experienced growing up in a Muslim American family in Texas. Tradition, memory, religion, love, intimacy and language…

Finding Fanon exhibition

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon

August 25 - October 7

Finding Fanon is a film series inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon (1925-1961), a politically radical humanist whose practice dealt with the psychopathology of colonization and the social and cultural consequences of decolonization. The artists negotiate Fanon’s ideas, and examine how society, race and racism affect our relationships with each other in an age of new technology, pop culture and globalization. There will be a live performance by the artists on September 21. Gallery hours are 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday…

Faculty Recital Series: Joe Eckert, saxophone

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the TCU School of Music for a faculty recital featuring Joe Eckert on saxophone.

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The Playwrights’ Stage

September 10

Join the Department of Theatre for readings of student-written one-acts from Dr. Walsh’s Spring 2017 playwriting class.

Faculty Recital Series: James Rodriguez, voice and Janet Pummill, piano

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the TCU School of Music for its faculty recital series featuring James Rodriguez (voice) and Janet Pummill (piano).

Faculty Recital Series: Jon Burgess, trumpet

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the TCU School of Music for the faculty recital series. Jon Burgess will be performing on trumpet in this recital.

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Student Work

Students experience holistic guidance and growth from renowned faculty and uncommon opportunities. During her time at TCU as a musical theatre major, Devin Berg saw the one-act play she wrote realized on the Hays Theatre stage. With the help of theatre professor, T.J. Walsh, “Mister Major and the Minor Wife,” came to life.

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