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  • A masterclass on finding hope as a young artist
    Music students reflect on their masterclass experience with Barbara Hannigan, a world-renowned Nova Scotian vocalist who visited campus last Friday to work with students from the Fountain School.
  • Introducing the 2018‑19 Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies
    Smadar Lavie, Dal's Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies for the 2018-19 year, is one of the most important Jewish anthropologists working at the intersection of gender, race, religion and political relations in Israel.
  • True love framed by fear: Fountain School presents "The Secret in the Wings"
    With a unique performance style that has students performing under their own names, the Fountain School's take on Mary Zimmerman's "The Secret in the Wings" (which runs through Saturday at the Dalhousie Arts Cetnre) offers a journey of love and fear through some lesser-known fairytales.
  • Grad profile: Voices from the past inspire resistance and hope
    "My work has always been political," says History master's grad Mercedes Peters, "because my identity is something that’s been politicized." In studying the self-expression of Mi'kmaw women, she strives to find lessons to inform and shape Indigenous stories today.
  • Province joins cast for Dal’s Performing Arts Campaign
    The Province of Nova Scotia has signed on to play a leading role in the $38.5-million expansion and revitalization of the Dalhousie Arts Centre, with Premier Stephen McNeil announcing the government's $10M contribution to Dal's Performing Arts Campaign.
  • A dialogue spanning time and tradition
    Dal alum Jeremy Dutcher (Music/Social Anthropology) is the 2018 winner of Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Read our profile of Dutcher and learn how century-old field recordings of his Wolastoqiyik ancestors’ songs set in motion a musical journey that would lead to one of the most acclaimed albums of the year.
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