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I can't say enough about the Education program. I am so close with all of my professors...I'm always emailing and meeting with them. And the small class sizes are great - it's so personal. I love it!


Monica Distefano '14
Major: Elementary Education




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Professor Laurie Alpert is participating in an international artist's book project called "An Inventory of Al-Mutanabbi Street". Each participating artist was asked to create 3 artist's books based on a bombing in Iraq in 2007, which killed and injured several people. The bombing occurred on Al-Mutanabbi Street, named after the Iraqi poet, and the historic center of intellectual activity.

When she began the Al-Mutanabbi Street artist's book project, her intent was to make traditionally bound books but, as the process evolved, it became clearer to her that the scroll form made sense in this particular context. The Arabic text is from the poetry of Al-Mutanabbi, considered one of the greatest poets of the Arabic language. The kneeling soldier is from a photograph of a life-sized sculpture in the Golan Heights, pointing his gun out toward Syria. She has included her mother's music as a symbol of beauty and hope amidst the ongoing violence and tension in that part of the world. While doing research, she discovered a piece of music called "Iraqi Peace Song" by Lori Tennenhouse and Knut Reiersrud. This is a lullaby featuring cello and choir and is sung in both English and Arabic. It was apparent that this needed to be a part of the scrolls as well.

Two of the books made for this project will be exhibited in museums and galleries internationally. One of Alpert's scrolls will be included in a show this summer called "Book as Witness: the Artist's Response" at the Center for Book Arts in New York.

Another recent work, "Snap!" was reviewed in Artscope Magazine's May/June 2011 issue.

Professor Elizabeth Strasser exhibited paintings and ceramics in a one-person exhibit at the Bromfield Gallery in October 2010 called "Enchantment." Her work was also included in a juried exhibition at the University of New Hampshire called "Re-View" that opened in January 2011.

Strasser's ceramics were also featured in an exhibition at the Vessels Gallery in Boston. Regarding this body of work, Professor Strasser wrote, "My main focus in these ceramic pieces is to reveal the beauty of gestural forms in clay by contrasting those forms with more controlled elements."

Professor Efram Burk's book, Clever Fresno Girl, The Travel Writings of Marguerite Thompson Zorach, 1908-1915 (University of Delaware Press, ISBN: 978-0-87413-035-5). It is available through the University of Delaware website www2.lib.udel.edu/udpress/cleverfresno.htm and via Amazon.com.

 
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