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The Diamondback

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Talks Immigration, Refugees at UMD Lecture

October 23, 2018 College of Arts and Humanities

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new book is titled “The Refugees."

The New York Times

Op/Ed: A Warning to Saudis About What Happens to Dissidents

October 23, 2018 History

A history professor says the Saudis are acting like Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin and other tyrants by killing a prominent opponent to send a message to the populace.

The Diamondback

Discussion with Stew Stewart at MilkBoy ArtHouse Questions Music’s Role in Social Change

October 22, 2018 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

The singer-songwriter discussed political song for a politically charged population.

The Diamondback

Panel at MilkBoy ArtHouse Discusses the Role of the Music Critic in the Internet Age

October 19, 2018 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

When everyone’s a critic, do critics still matter?

The Writer's Bloc

"Little Shop of Horrors" Captivates at The Clarice

October 18, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

The curtain closed for the last time at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies’ adaptation of “Little Shop of Horrors” with a sold out performance at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Friday evening.

The Post and Courier

‘Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs’ Author Will Deliver Charleston Lecture on Food Shaming

October 18, 2018 American Studies

American studies professor Psyche Williams-Forson weighs in on the cultural food shaming that exists in society.

Terp Magazine

Virtually Onstage

October 17, 2018 School of Music

UMD artists and researchers open new views of opera.

Maryland Today

Dishing on a Debut Broadway Run

October 17, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

UMD alum and wife finish stint in “Waitress.”

The New York Times Magazine

Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out

October 16, 2018

UMD alum writes his story about serving time for a crime he committed at 16, and discovering how hard it is for a felon to get a second chance.