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The Flavors of Freedom

June 16, 2021 American Studies

UMD expert explains Juneteenth’s central symbols.

‘It’s a Very Liberating Feeling’

June 16, 2021 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, School of Music

National Orchestral Institute + Festival returns to in-person performance.

NBC News

Viral Images Show People of Color as Anti-Asian Perpetrators. That Misses the Big Picture.

June 15, 2021 American Studies

A new analysis reveals misconceptions about perpetrators, victims, and the general environment around anti-Asian hate incidents. These can have "long-term consequences for racial solidarity," researcher Janelle Wong said.

Baltimore Sun

Marin Alsop Made History When She Took the Baton at Baltimore Symphony

June 11, 2021 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

She exits now with pride—and many frustrations.

UC Riverside News

University of Maryland Scholar is UCR’s Next CHASS Dean

June 11, 2021 College of Arts and Humanities

Daryle Williams is the co-director of the online database

The Elizabeth and Richard Dubin Family Lecture

June 10, 2021 College of Arts and Humanities, The Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies

Featuring David E. Sanger From The New York Times.

Music Education Ph.D. Wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

June 09, 2021 School of Music, College of Arts and Humanities

Adam Grisé’s dissertation focused on access, representation and equity in music educational settings.

Spanish Ph.D. Wins Distinguished Dissertation Award

June 07, 2021 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Lisa W. Carney’s dissertation explored the stories told about dreams in Kichwa, a Quechuan language spoken in Ecuador.

2021 National Fellowships and Scholarships

June 04, 2021 College of Arts and Humanities

ARHU students win prestigious national awards.

In Black Radical Artists, Professor Finds Methods to the ‘Madness’

June 04, 2021 American Studies

From Nina Simone to Dave Chappelle, new book explores mad undercurrent in Black expressive culture.