IAH Podcast | Mark Katz, Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

April 18, 2016

When Mark Katz is wrapping up a semester on the art and culture of the DJ, his travels around the world as director of the Next Level, a U.S. State Department program that brings hip-hop to serve as cultural diplomacy in nations such as Tanzania, Honduras, and Thailand. And when he gets back, he may a have a few dissertation defenses to hear.

Mark Katz, Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

April 18, 2016

Mark Katz discusses his work as music professor and director of the Institute, as well as his position as director of the Next Level, a U.S. State Department program that brings hip-hop to serve as cultural diplomacy internationally.

Oswaldo Estrada, Associate Professor of Spanish

April 4, 2016

Associate Professor Oswaldo Estrada is no stranger to the classroom. He joined the Faculty Fellowship as the recipient of the Chapman Family Teaching Award. He says that it’s a blend of “preparing a lot” for a class and “being flexible” … Continued

New grant from IAH links the arts and social justice

April 1, 2016

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites faculty artists to submit proposals for projects that incorporate themes of social justice. According to IAH Director Mark Katz, the initiative will award a total of $25,000 to create works that engage with issues of social justice.