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  • 10/2/17 11:14 am CDT
         Transcendental Train Yard is an exhibition that provides a glimpse into the role that the railroad has played in the Mexican-American community through serigraphs that incorporate images, by artist Marta Sánchez, with accompanying poetry by Norma Elia Cantú.     In collaboration with the Tonantzin Society of Topeka, the Mulvane Art Museum presents a series of panel discussion with Chicana artists about how their art serves as a witness to themore...
  • 9/29/17 10:03 am CDT
         This year, Washburn University welcomed the largest “direct from high school” freshman class in university history.  The 830 new students coming directly to Washburn from high school was up 5 percent from last year’s class.  What’s more, dual-enrolled students – students who are taking classes while still in high school – saw a major 24.4 percent jump to 830 students this year.     Overall headcount on the traditional university campus was upmore...
  • 9/29/17 9:42 am CDT

    Exhibit open now through January 6, 2018

          Detention Nation is an installation by Sin Huellas, a Texas/Mexico art collective on display now through January 6, 2018 at Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum. Contained by a chain link fence topped with razor wire, the exhibition seeks to reveal the harsh realities of U.S. immigration detention facilities. Sin Huellas founding members include Delilah Montoya, Orlando Lara, Douglas Menjivar, Brenda Cruz-Wolf, Deyadira Trevino, and Carlos Carrasco.   more...
  • 9/29/17 9:22 am CDT

    Open now through December 16, 2017

         Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate showcases the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibition. The exhibition – open now through December 16, 2017, at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum -- is visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.     The story of Speaking Volumes began in 2003 when the Montanamore...
  • 9/28/17 9:52 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Byron Hurt will present “Locker Room Talk or Toxic Masculinity? Let’s Talk” Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, on the Washburn University campus. This guest lecture explores race, gender, class, and popular culture, with a particular focus on gender violence prevention. This event is free and open to the public.     Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, author, and speaker. The formermore...

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