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Professors Jesse Drew and Glenda Drew Participate in Radical Film Network Conference

Filmmakers and professors Glenda Drew (of Design) and Jesse Drew (of Cinema and Digital Media) will participate in the Radical Film Network Conference in Madrid, Spain, June 19-22. The filmmakers will give a presentation “Exploring the Archive to Reclaim the Radical Heart of US Country Music” in conjunction with their documentary about the roots of American Country Music titled Open Country

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Professor Gozde Goncu-Berk Named Chancellor’s Fellow

Gozde Goncu-Berk, associate professor, is among UC Davis’ newest class of Chancellor’s Fellows, a title given to early career academics doing exemplary work. 

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Film About The Roots of Country Music Debuts in Davis

A blue sky with short mountains, a freight train in the distance and an illustrated 'longhorn' skull with a red star on it.

Filmmakers and professors Glenda Drew (of Design) and Jesse Drew (of Cinema and Digital Media) have completed a project decades in the making — a documentary about the roots of American Country Music titled Open Country. It tells a longer arc of country music that is not rooted in ‘God and Country’ but in working class people telling their stories, seeking freedom from government interference and a good, dignified life.

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PROFESSOR BETH FERGUSON GIVES talks on Climate Adaptation Solutions

Associate Professor Beth Ferguson will give two upcoming talks centering on her recent work on climate adaptation and sustainable mobility at the UC Santa Cruz and a WTS Advancing Women Advancing Transportation event in Sacramento.

Upcoming Events

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The China Shop: Conversations between Artists and Scientists

The China Shop 
Conversations between Artists and Scientists
Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, UC Davis
Thursday, May 30
4:30-6 PM PST

Creuss Hall, Davis, CA
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Opening Reception: Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition
2024

Community Education Room, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

At the opening reception, June 6 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., winners of the LeShelle & Gary May Art Purchase Prize, the Keister & Allen Art Purchase Prize, and the Savageau Award in the Department of Design will be announced.

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA
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Arts & Humanities 2024 Graduate Exhibition

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

This year’s Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition, running June 6 – 24 at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, features student work from across the College of Letters and Science.

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA

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