Arts & Humanities

FSU Libraries announces 2022 Florida Book Awards winners

The Florida Book Awards, coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, announced winners for the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program established in 2006 to celebrate the best of Florida literature. “In many respects, the breadth of award-winning books and authors reflects the variety of the state’s literary culture,” said Nikki Morse, director of […]

The Ringling presents contemporary Native American art exhibition

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, part of Florida State University, presents a group exhibition featuring more than 100 artworks by 12 Native American artists. Their work expands the conceptual framework of Native American art made in Florida today and provides a fuller understanding of the complexities of issues within the art of […]

FSU honors Native American & Alaska Native Heritage with film screening at Student Life Cinema

Florida State University’s Department of Art History, School of Communication and College of Communication and Information are co-sponsoring a series featuring short films produced by Indigenous filmmaking teams from around the world. The series aims to honor Native American and Alaska Native heritage by exploring Indigenous relationships to place, kinship and reciprocity. Seven episodes from […]

FSU to host symposium addressing opioid use disorders and rural resiliency

Florida State University’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) at the College of Social Work and its partners have invited scholars from across the country to address opioid use in rural America at a symposium later this month.    The symposium, Opioid Use Disorders and Rural Resilience, will take […]

Five 2023 Oscar-nominated films connected with FSU film school 

Congratulations to FSU alumni Allison Rose Carter and Sara Bennett Crowley, who worked on films that were big winners at the 2023 Academy Awards. Carter co-produced “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” and Crowley served as production manager on “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.” Five of the films nominated for the 95th Academy Awards boast a Florida […]

FSU College of Music presents the Spring Festival of World Music

The Florida State University College of Music presents the Spring Festival of World Music, a series of concerts highlighting various musical traditions from around the world featuring student ensembles from the Department of Musicology. The festival will run from Saturday, March 4, through Wednesday, March 8, with performances inspired by music from South America, North […]

FSU College of Music professor debuts documentary exploring relationships between music and society in Africa 

A Florida State University College of Music professor will showcase an award-winning documentary exploring the rich history and discography of the African rhumba band Mlimani Park Orchestra, or Sikinde. “Beloved Youth of Many Days: Stories About Mlimani Park Orchestra,” directed by Frank Gunderson, professor of musicology, will screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at […]

FSU Interior Architecture and Design celebrates 10 years of student charrette competitions

Florida State University’s Department of Interior Architecture and Design is celebrating 10 years of immersive student design competitions with an exhibit highlighting winning projects from its annual Student Design Charrette. Winning designs from the past nine years will be featured along with designs from this year’s charrette, a term used to describe a brief and […]

FSU Middle East Center kicks off 14th annual film festival Feb. 10

Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Middle East Center will host the 14th annual Middle East Film Festival, which showcases films providing insight into international cinema and perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media, Friday, Feb. 10, through Thursday, March 9. The festival is co-sponsored by the FSU Middle East Center and the Student Life […]

FSU College of Music presents spring chamber music series 

The Florida State University College of Music presents “Silenced Voices,” a chamber music series featuring works created amidst wars and oppressive political regimes. “The purpose of this series is to increase awareness among the participants and audience about the crucial importance of the social environment for art music and the impact of social and political […]

FSU’s Opening Nights to present an array of performances in February

Throughout February, Opening Nights at Florida State University will present numerous performances and cultural and educational events that represent theatre, the written word, music and dance, several of which honor and celebrate Black History Month. “Multicultural representation is essential to our mission, and it gives us great joy to celebrate Black History Month by presenting […]