Arts & Humanities

FSU College of Music presents the University Musical Associates Concert series

The Florida State University College of Music University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir presents “St. John Passion,” a premier work by Johann Sebastian Bach based on the Passion Story from the Gospel of St. John, 7:30 p.m. on April 9 in the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. This performance is part of the University Musical Associates […]

FSU College of Music presents University Wind Orchestra

The Florida State University College of Music and the University Musical Associates are proud to conclude their season with a concert of classical wind music from recent decades performed by the highly acclaimed University Wind Orchestra. The event will take place: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20  7:30 P.M.  RUBY DIAMOND CONCERT HALL  222 S. COPELAND ST.  FLORIDA […]

FSU to host Amazonia Week: Engaging Indigenous Cosmovisions to Address Global Challenges 

Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics will welcome experts from Latin America for an interdisciplinary exploration of critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon and its people April 4-7. FSU’s Amazonia Week brings together the perspectives of Indigenous cultures, humanists, Amazonian community leaders, modern […]

Florida State University to host annual TEDxFSU conference 

Florida State University will host the annual TEDxFSU conference, highlighting the innovative talents and ideas of FSU students, faculty and alumni. The event will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the FSU Alumni Center Ballroom. Speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds, including advocacy, robotics, medicine, art and research will talk at […]

FSU philosopher analyzes guilt, blame in latest research 

When you do something for which you are to blame, how long are you actually blameworthy for your misdeed? Does culpability evaporate once you are forgiven? These are among the questions one Florida State University philosopher is tackling in a new article published this winter in the international journal Philosophical Studies. Randolph Clarke, a professor […]

Faculty honored for publications during FSU Authors Day 2021

The Florida State University community celebrated its faculty members who have gone through the rigors of having a book, score or CD published in 2020 and 2021 during FSU Authors Day on March 21. FSU Authors Day celebrates FSU faculty who have published books, scores or CDs in the past year. Focusing on topics ranging […]

Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art remembers Howard Tibbals 

Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art remembers philanthropist, Howard Tibbals, whose love for the circus led to a lifetime devoted to collecting and preserving the history of America’s first major popular entertainment. He died March 20 at the age of 85. Tibbals’ love for the circus inspired his life-long project […]

FSU Libraries announces Harper Research Grant

The Special Collections & Archives Division of Florida State University Libraries has announced the new Kristine Harper Research Grant to support developing scholars globally. The endowment will award research grants of up to $1,500 each to non-FSU graduate students, post-docs, early-career scholars and independent researchers to support research in any collection managed by Special Collections […]

FSU Interior Architecture and Design students win design competition to memorialize local enslaved population 

Three Florida State University Department of Interior Architecture and Design graduate students have been selected as winners of the Goodwood Museum & Gardens Memorial to the Enslaved Competition. Students Hannah Smith, Alana Houston and Sarah Rifqi, who were mentored by Assistant Professor Meghan Mick, were awarded $1,000 for their winning design of “A Bridge to […]

Recipient of Gerald Ensley Developing Writer Award announced

FSU Libraries and the Florida Book Awards have named the inaugural recipient of the Gerald Ensley Developing Writer Award, which annually honors a Florida author who has shown exceptional talent and the potential for continued literary success and significance in the future. Johnny Bell, an emerging author who has dedicated his life to public service […]

Dance Marathon FSU raises $1.5M to benefit children in need

Florida State University’s largest student-led organization, Dance Marathon, returned to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center March 4-6 for its 27th annual Marathon weekend.   Hundreds of students participated in this year’s Marathon, raising a total of $1,554,156.14 for local children in need of specialized pediatric and medical care.  A student-favorite on campus, the year-long […]

Exhibit at The Ringling remembers first female African American board member 

Florida State University’s John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art recently unveiled “Eleanor Merritt: Remembrance,” an exhibit honoring the life and art of Eleanor Merritt, a cultural leader, activist and the first female African American board member of The Ringling. The exhibit will run through August and features a selection of 22 works that explore […]