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Performance Studies Program at Texas A&M Accepting MA Student Applications

The Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for the Master of Arts degree in Performance Studies. Graduate Assistantships, which include tuition, healthcare benefits, and a monthly stipend, are available for qualified students. Our students and faculty are committed to the ethnographic study of vernacular culture and the integration of practice and research.

Survey about cultural conservation and economic development (Illinois Humanities Council)

The Illinois Humanities Council (http://www.prairie.org) invites you to participate in a brief, admittedly unscientific survey about issues related to the use of cultural resources as means of generating economic opportunity.  We’re conducting this survey in conjunction with an upcoming program, “Marketing Our Heritage?: Cultural Conservation and Economic Development,” March 22 at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.  We’ll use the results of the survey as a starting point for