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Arts

How to Stage a Lynching

Fall 2010

As a graduate student, theater professor Patrick Sims became engrossed in the story of lynching survivor James Cameron. For a decade, he's been working to create a one-man play that preserves Cameron's place in history.

State of the Arts

Fall 2010

From the university's earliest years, the arts have held a special place on campus — for those who create or perform and for those who experience the results.

Manga Mania

Spring 2010

East Asian 376: Manga

The Changing Face of Publishing

Spring 2010

As profit margins shrink and technological change speeds up, academic publishers face an uncertain future — but the UW Press is adapting to the new realities of bookselling in the twenty-first century.

Quick Takes

Winter 2009

UW news in brief.

When You Say Wisconsin In Song

Fall 2009

Stephen Thompson ’94, editor of National Public Radio’s music Web site, didn’t miss a beat when we asked him to pick five songs that say the UW. His advice for how to defend a song that you like? “If you think it’s awesome, it’s awesome.”

Trippin’

Summer 2009

Students perform the musical Hair.

Reflecting on Joyce Carol Oates

Summer 2009

An academic setback at the UW propelled Joyce Carol Oates MA’61 on to the pinnacle of literary achievement. Read how Madison changed her life, and find an excerpt from “Nighthawk,” her campus memoir.

Quick Takes

Summer 2009

UW news in brief.

Four Chairs, No Waiting

Spring 2009

An ice sculpture graces Lake Mendota.

Truth, Death, and Taxidermy

Spring 2009

Errol Morris’s documentaries are known for being quirky — and brilliant. In the words of film critic Roger Ebert, “After twenty years of reviewing films, I haven’t found another filmmaker who intrigues me more ... Errol Morris is like a magician, and as great a filmmaker as Hitchcock or Fellini.”

A Crescendo is Building

Spring 2009

The plans for a new campus performance center are music to many ears.