Arts

U of Kentucky will cover up and relocate a mural whose depiction of black people has upset many

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Responding to concerns of black students, U of Kentucky will shroud a fresco on the state's history.

At Capilano U., administrators seize a sculpture caricaturing the president

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At Canada's Capilano University, the administration confiscates a professor's work caricaturing the president on the grounds that it constitutes "harassment."

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Professor of art history receives handwritten apology from President Obama

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President sends handwritten note affirming his respect for art history, and expressing regret over a recent quip about the discipline.

Could music students be more at risk for sexual misconduct by professors?

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Recent charges of sexual assault and harassment by music professors raise old questions about a "sinister trend" in the discipline. Experts blame a mix of cultural factors and unique windows of opportunity.

New play was inspired by Virginia Tech shootings

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New play about campus shootings offers little in the way of answers, but aims to spark conversation.

New Big Ten initiative play 'Baltimore' confronts race on campus

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A new play appearing at multiple colleges tackles campus race issues at the heart of recent protests.

SUNY white- and black-only signs may lead to new public art guidelines

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Fallout from a racially charged art project at SUNY Buffalo could lead to guidelines some say will impede free student expression.

Scrutiny for theological school over Native American artifacts

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Theology school denies allegations it tried to sell Native American artifacts covered by repatriation requirements.

Grad student defends art project of placing "white only" signs at SUNY Buffalo

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Graduate student who placed "White Only" signs on SUNY Buffalo campus explains her intent -- and renews the debate over her art.

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