She is a Michigander. Her research interests are women, gender, and sexuality studies, film studies, art history, and public art spaces. She has interned with the Department of Education at the Dayton Art Institute, and was the assistant to the director at the Cannery Art & Design Center in Dayton. She co-curated “Exposure” at the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries. She also worked with the Traverse City Film Festival as an office manager and intern program coordinator. She has a shared graduate assistantship with the KU Natural History Museum and The Commons, concentrating on interdisciplinary public programming. She currently contributes to the Dayton LGBT Film Festival and Ann Arbor Film Festival as a film screening committee member.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library North Gallery Grand Reopening
Thursday, September 7 | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: 15-minute tours of North Gallery, 4 p.m.: Brief remarks
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Lane
University of Kansas campus
Fall 2017 Applied Humanities Workshop with N.Y. Nathiri
Friday, September 15 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Room
Nathiri is executive director of of the Association for the Preservation of the Eatonville Community (P.E.C.). P.E.C. is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 and based in Eatonville, Florida, the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston. P.E.C. hosts the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston); and a host of year-round programs for pre-K through 12. Nathiri is a professionally trained librarian and an award-winning preservationist.
Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources. Free to all educators.
—U.S. News & World Report