Professors Receive 2015-2016 President’s Excellence in Scholarship Award
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Professors Receive 2015-2016 President’s Excellence in Scholarship Award

Sonoma State University Professors Karin Enstam Jaffe and Patrick Jackson are the recipients of the 2015-2016 President’s Excellence in Scholarship award. The award honors faculty for their outstanding scholarship, commitment to student participation in research, and their creative approaches for making their scholarship available beyond the academic community. It recognizes the important connection between faculty … Continue reading

SSU Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death
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SSU Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death

William Shakespeare’s final exit from the World’s Stage was April 23, 1616, and Sonoma State University is commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death with theatrical and musical performances. The Sonoma State University Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Singers perform a selection of musical settings of Shakespeare’s texts on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Schroeder … Continue reading

Navarro Trio to Perform Russian Quintets for Piano and Strings
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Navarro Trio to Perform Russian Quintets for Piano and Strings

Violinist Philip Santos and violist Marcel Gimperli joined the Navarro Trio April 3 in Schroeder Hall to perform two masterpieces of Russian chamber music: the piano quintets of Anton Arensky and Sergei Taneyev. The concert included the two guest musicians as well as pianist and Sonoma State music professor Marilyn Thompson and cellist Jill Brindel … Continue reading

Jennifer Shaw’s ‘Reading Claude Cahun’s Disavowals’ Reviewed by CAA
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Jennifer Shaw’s ‘Reading Claude Cahun’s Disavowals’ Reviewed by CAA

Art and Art History Department Chair Jennifer Shaw’s “Reading Claude Cahun’s Disavowals” has been reviewed by the College Art Association (CAA). The book was published in 2013 in the Ashgate Studies in Surrealism series. Shaw’s study examines Cahun’s “Disavowals” in the context of post-World War I France, exploring surrealist themes, gender, and sexual identity. The … Continue reading