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CARTA’s professors will exceed your highest expectations. Our accomplished teachers and scholars engage in research and scholarly work that amplifies the learning environment on our campus. Here, through a series of questions and answers, CARTA faculty members share their breadth of life experiences and interests that fuel the dynamic learning environment on campus.

Eric Peterson

Department of Architecture

eric.peterson@fiu.edu

Students from an interdisciplinary class taught by Martha Schoolman (English) and I contributed work to a traveling exhibition put on by the Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 22 universities. “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Injustice” will open at Rutgers University on November 1.

The class, working with WeCount!, an education and advocacy group in Homestead, talked with immigrant agricultural workers and recorded their stories in text and drawings. Booklets in the workers own words with drawings created by students will be exhibited.

Publication Type: Publication

Gray Read

Department of Architecture

readg@fiu.edu

Students from an interdisciplinary class taught by Martha Schoolman (English) and I contributed work to a traveling exhibition put on by the Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 22 universities. “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Injustice” will open at Rutgers University on November 1.

The class, working with WeCount!, an education and advocacy group in Homestead, talked with immigrant agricultural workers and recorded their stories in text and drawings. Booklets in the workers own words with drawings created by students will be exhibited.

Publication Type: Other

Jacob Berglin

School of Music

jacob.berglin@fiu.edu

Students from an interdisciplinary class taught by Martha Schoolman (English) and I contributed work to a traveling exhibition put on by the Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 22 universities. “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Injustice” will open at Rutgers University on November 1.

The class, working with WeCount!, an education and advocacy group in Homestead, talked with immigrant agricultural workers and recorded their stories in text and drawings. Booklets in the workers own words with drawings created by students will be exhibited.

Publication Type: Publication

Federico Bonacossa

School of Music

fbonacos@fiu.edu

I recently was awarded the Miami Dade Artist Access Grant to travel to Santa Cruz, California and attend a workshop with composer Larry Polansky. Here is a link with a list of the awardees:

http://fundarte.us/fundarte-event/artist-access-apply/

Publication Type: Award / Recognition / Grant

Barry Bernhardt

School of Music

barry.bernhardt@fiu.edu

Barry Bernhardt has been asked to conduct the 2019 All-State Sugar Bowl Halftime Show in New Orleans, LA on January 1, 2020. Bernhardt will also write the choreography for the Camping World Bowl, the TaxSlayer Bowl, the Liberty Bowl, the Alamo Bowl and the Holiday Bowl this season.

Publication Type: Other

Jose Lopez

School of Music

lopezjr@fiu.edu

I received a Provost Humanities Research Grant for $6,000 in 2018-19 to record a CD of piano works by Cuban composer Nicolas Ruiz Espadero (1832-1890) for the UK-based Toccata Classics label, which is scheduled for release between Sept. and October 2019. The CD includes a thorough booklet examining the recorded works and Espadero’s life.

Publication Type: Award / Recognition / Grant

Jahaira Galvez

Department of Art + Art History

jgalvez@fiu.edu

Awarded Miami-Dade Artist’s Access Grant for Workshop/ Residency at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine.

Publication Type: Award / Recognition / Grant

Peggy Nolan

Department of Art + Art History

nolanp@fiu.edu

FIU Adjunct of the Year 2019

Publication Type: Award / Recognition / Grant

Rebecca Covey

Department of Theatre

rcovey@fiu.edu

My chapter “Relaying Action: from Breath to Text” will appear in the book “Activating the Actor” which is being published by Routledge. In this chapter I (along with co-author Aaron Alpern) outline a progression of exercises to lead actors to connect the voice and body to action on the stage.

Publication Type: Publication

Alpesh Patel

Department of Art + Art History

alpesh.patel@fiu.edu

My chapter “Relaying Action: from Breath to Text” will appear in the book “Activating the Actor” which is being published by Routledge. In this chapter I (along with co-author Aaron Alpern) outline a progression of exercises to lead actors to connect the voice and body to action on the stage.

Publication Type: Other

Aileen Izquierdo

Department of Communication

aiizquie@fiu.edu

Speaking on the importance of media relations and storytelling at both the national Public Relations Student Society of America national conference (PRSSA) and the international conference of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) next month in San Diego. Two thousand students and industry professionals expected to attend.

Publication Type: Other

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