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Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen’

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Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen’

24 Nov 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Monday, November 24, 4:00pm – 4:45pm, UClub, Artist Talk with Tony Balko – ‘Keep on Snoezelen‘ Keep on Snoezelen is a two-part reference, with a three-part meaning!  First, it points to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s seminal chug-fest, Keep on Chooglin’.  Second, to the controlled multisensory environment therapy known as ‘Snoezelen.’  And third, to a desperate need for cultural agency, satisfied […]

Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

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Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

12 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Assistant Professor of Film/Media Ashish Avikunthak released his third feature-length film this year, Rati Chakravyuh. The film, which took three weeks to write and two days to shoot, is a 102-minute single-shot conversation between six newlywed couples and a priestess. The single, continuous shot gives time precedence over narrative, creating Avikunthak’s trademark “cinema of temporality.” The conversation carries themes of life, death, and religion, as […]

Watts, Kara

Faculty & Staff / Graduate Assistant / Writing & Rhetoric

Watts, Kara

17 Sep 2014 | by writingrhetoric program

Kara Watts is PhD candidate whose current area of research centers on habits of reading and readership, queer theory, and affect in the British Modern novel. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College and was previously an adjunct faculty member at Colby-Sawyer College in NH. Kara currently teaches Writing to Inform and Explain (WRT104).

Simmons, Candice

Faculty & Staff / Per Course Instructor / Writing & Rhetoric

Simmons, Candice

17 Sep 2014 | by writingrhetoric program

In 2000, Candice Simmons completed a Master of Arts degree in English with a concentration in American and British literature; specifically, her thesis involved Virginia Woolf and her latest three novels. In May, 2015, she will graduate with her PhD in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of Connecticut. Over the years, Candice has developed a passion […]

Shear, Edward

Faculty & Staff / Per Course Instructor / Writing & Rhetoric

Shear, Edward

17 Sep 2014 | by writingrhetoric program

Edward “Ted” Shear is an academic advisor with URI’s Talent Development Program. In the department of Writing and Rhetoric, he occasionally teaches WRT 333: Scientific and Technical Writing. An interdisciplinarian by nature, Ted received his AB in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  – but after changing his major from statistics during his senior year. […]