Category: Diversity

Alumni Spotlight: Malaika Favorite

“Always believe in your magic,” advises Malaika Favorite (BA 1971 & MFA 1973), LSU art alumna and Louisiana-based artist. Her latest project is nothing short of magical: Favorite, a mixed-media artist and writer, was…

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Alumni Spotlight: Petrouchka Moïse

Dr. Petrouchka Moïse is the first graduate of the LSU Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation program, adding to her growing list of “firsts” in her many accomplishments. In the spring of 2020, Dr….

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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Mayers

Jonathan “radbwa faroush” Mayers, BFA 2007, artist and Baton Rouge poet laureate, has taken on a daunting challenge: continuing Kouri-Vini, the endangered creole language of Louisiana that many call Louisiana Creole. To this end,…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Annicia Streete

Annicia Streete is an assistant professor in the LSU School of Architecture. Annicia was born in Trinidad and Tobago, located in the southern Caribbean, and immigrated to the United States to pursue her education…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Chris Marin

Chris Marin is an assistant professor of practice, artist-in-residence at the LSU School of Art. He received his BFA from Texas Tech University and his MFA from California College of the Arts. His sculptural…

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LSU Art & Design Commits to Inclusion

The College of Art & Design has been working to address systematic racism on campus and throughout the fields of architecture, art, landscape architecture, and interior design, to promote inclusivity for LSU students, faculty,…

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Kunlé Adeyemi Lecture

Kunlé Adeyemi, architect & designer, presented a Paula Manship Endowed Lecture Series virtual lecture titled “Water Cities” on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. CT via Zoom.

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First Queeramics Symposium Held at LSU

The Queeramics Symposium, held October 9-11, 2019 drew together members of both the queer and ceramics communities to examine issues of identity, culture and theory within each. The event created by MFA candidate Ian…

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Queeramics Symposium

The first Queeramics Symposium was held at LSU October 9-11, 2019. Keynote speaker Dr. Elena Castro presented a lecture titled “The Cultural Politics of Queer Art. How to make a technogender body and why it matters.” Thursday,…

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Community by Design

The Urban Landscape New Orleans-born MLA candidate Taylor Jacobsen chose to pursue landscape architecture in hopes of designing cities. So when he had the opportunity to participate in a beautification project in downtown Baton…

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