Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD

Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD
Congratulations to Devon Deimler (MICA Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07), whose PhD dissertation was recently accepted by the Department of Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Carpenteria, California. Devon’s dissertation is entitled, “Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience.” Her committee comprised Dr. Dennis Slattery, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Dr. Erik Davis, Rice...

Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018

Dereck Mangus wins Frieze Magazine Writer’s Prize 2018
Congratulations to Dereck Stafford Mangus, graduate of the M.A. Program in Critical Studies, winner of  the 2018 frieze writing prize for his review of Jack Whitten’s exhibition ‘Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017’, at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This year’s prize was judged by frieze’s senior editor, Andrew Durbin, writer Billy Kahora and artist Amy...

2017 Winner of the Ginsberg Prize for Poetry

2017 Winner of the Ginsberg Prize for Poetry
  The Humanistic Studies Department is proud to announce that the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize winning poem is Time to Come by Marie Claire Macadar, BFA MICA 2017. _________________________________________________________________________ Time to Come Forgive me. I am exhausted, pacing upon the Unknown, knowing its bottomlessness. Time to come is a heavy questions mark. It Undulates endlessly between my...

Summer Course: Poetry Workshop

Summer Course: Poetry Workshop
Summer Course: Intermediate Poetry Workshop (CRWT 326), Unique Robinson. This poetry workshop course will utilize a blend of classic & contemporary poets, and a deliberate inclusion of poets who exist on the margins (or outside) of the poetic canon.  Poets who tease these notions include June Jordan, Kenneth Something, Robin Coste Lewis, & Barbara Jane Reyes,...