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50 years of Arts and Humanities

Past Events

John Temple “American Pain”

Reed College of Media and the WVU College of Law hosted a panel discussion on the national drug epidemic and Associate Professor John Temple’s new book, “American Pain." Read More.

Common Read: “World War Z”

In the first Common Read program at WVU, all first-year students are participating in discussions this fall around “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War” by Max Brooks. Read More.

Art Museum Opening

The Art Museum of WVU is intended to foster both creative and critical thought, and add vitality to the culture of the Morgantown community. It opened Aug. 25, 2015. Read More.

Voting Rights Act: Successes and Challenges

WVU professor Atiba Ellis and Capital University professor Brad Smith discuss the law that outlawed discriminatory voting practices, including a literacy test requirement.  Read More

Fractured Spaces: Photo Exhibit

Photojournalist Lois Raimondo, Shott Endowed Chair in Reed College of Media, is displaying photographs from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tibet throughout this fall. Read More

“Uppity Women of the Bible”

Lisa Wolfe, Endowed Chair of Hebrew Bible at Oklahoma City University, discusses the roles of Ruth, Esther and Judith. Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in 225 Brooks Hall.

Experience the Amernet String Quartet

World-renowned Amernet String Quartet and WVU violin professor Mikylah McTeer perform a free concert Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre at the Creative Arts Center.

Objects as Subjects: Material Cultures of the Civil War

Scholars will discuss five material objects -- canes, writing materials, uniforms, swords and vacation cottages -- that shaped the lives of Civil War Americans. Read More

Students: Pen a limerick and you may win a prize!

West Virginia middle and high school students have until midnight, Nov. 20 to submit a limerick to our contest. The first two lines rhyme together, then the third and fourth lines rhymes together, and the last line rhymes with the first two.