Arts and Humanities

GVSU expert: With U.S. facing unique stress point, history shows how America emerged stronger after dark times

The current crisis is likely another critical turning point for the country, said Paul Murphy, professor of history.

Jan 11, 2021



GVSU Art Gallery, Muskegon Museum of Art present joint exhibition of Native American contemporary art

"The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists" will be shown in both locations.

Dec 14, 2020


Classics professor's translation of ancient Greek play recently in demand

The translation of "Medea" by Diane Rayor, professor of Classics, has been chosen with increasing frequency. Rayor believes the process she uses to refine the translation makes for a better experience for both actors and audiences.

Dec 11, 2020


Virtual theater, take a bow: Three-show run entertained audiences, reinforced spirit of live productions

The GVNext series following the virtual production of "The Revolutionists" wraps up after successful performances.

Nov 19, 2020


OK, Boomer: A viral clapback and its impact on social media discussions part of research earning student national recognition

Carly Vaitkevicius also studied how the term affected political discourse with the presidential election on the horizon.

Nov 10, 2020


Virtual theater, showtime: Behind-the-scenes team keeps 'ambitious' production on track

The team managing technology, costuming and more for the virtual presentation of 'The Revolutionists' has adapted to incorporating never-done-before elements into a live production.

Nov 8, 2020


Día de los Muertos altar helps students and others celebrate holiday, remember loved ones

The altar is a beloved tradition for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

Nov 2, 2020


Virtual theater, the rehearsals: Character development and technology adjustments both take center stage

Technology work is usually reserved toward the end of the rehearsal period for a theater production. But for a virtual production such as "The Revolutionists," early attention to technology is a must. GVNext is following the virtual production from preparation to performance.

Oct 28, 2020


Making Waves: Artists and writers tell stories, explore different sides of water themes through their creativity

Graphic design, poems and other creations help broaden the discussion about water, lending different perspectives and tapping into emotions surrounding the life force.

Oct 9, 2020