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Archive for December, 2009

GSAS Alumna Luz Maria Umpierre Honored at DePaul

Posted December 16, 2009
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Poet, scholar and human-rights activist Luzma (Luz Maria) Umpierre, M.A. ’76, Ph.D. ’78, was honored by DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library at a reception in in November. The event recognized Umpierre’s donation to the library of a collection of her artwork, poetry, photographs and documents chronicling workplace legal struggles, lesbianism and the migrant experience.

Hirshhorn Mounts Retrospective of Work by Anne Truitt ’43

Posted December 14, 2009
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The late Anne Truitt ’43 (1921-2004) is the subject of a major exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution’s museum of modern and contemporary art. The exhibition, titled “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection,” opened in October and will run through Jan. 3. Read more»