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The Canvas

News and Information from The College Park Scholars Arts Program

February 20-26, 2012

Fortune’s Bones Field Trip and Events this Week

On Saturday and Sunday February 25th and 26th, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will be presenting Fortune’s Bones:The Manumission Requiem. The cantata is the result of a long-term historical project and artistic collaboration, featuring performances by several soloists and groups. In addition to the performances, the center has been presenting numerous events in conjunction with the projects, including several this week and continuing through April. Students are encouraged to attend any that are of interest to provide further context for the performance. Events this week include:

For more information about the historical project, visit www.fortunestory.org. For a listing of events and more information about the programs at University of Maryland, visit http:// claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/2010/content/engage09/ fortunes-bones/blog/index.cfm.

Monday, February 20, 7pm (TONIGHT!): Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep South (Documentary Film)

The Sunday performance is an option for field trip credit. Trip attendees will be attending the preperformance talk at 2pm followed by the performance. At this point there are a very limited number of spots left for this trip. If you are interested in attending for credit, email Emily at warheit@umd.edu.

Friday, February 24, 7pm: Slavery and the University of Maryland *This event can be counted for Speaker Event credit! Saturday, February 25, 7pm and Sunday, February 26, 2pm: Pre-Performance Discussions (followed by Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem)

Events this week Monday!

6-8pm!

Monday Workshops

Tuesday !

6-8pm!

Tuesday Workshops

Wednesday !6:15pm! Speaker: Collaborations in ! ! ! Space and Time Friday !

7pm!

Speaker: Slavery and Maryland

Sunday !

2pm!

Field Trip: Fortune’s Bones

Submissions: To submit information on Arts Scholars events to the weekly newsletter, please submit all information to warheit@umd.edu no later than Sunday at 5 pm (for the following Monday’s publication). Archive of articles, as well as more event listing and commentary can be found on the Arts Scholars Blog at cpsarts.blogspot.com.


Coming Up at the Career Center Walk-in Resume Critiques Monday, February 20, 11:30am

For more information and career center events, visit www.careercenter.umd.edu/events.cfm.

Spring Career and Internship Fair Tues-Thurs February 21-23, 12-5pm Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo Thursday, February 23, 9am-3pm Soetheby’s Institute of Art Networking Session Monday, February 27, 4pm-5pm Spring Mock Interview Clinic Wednesday, February 29, 10am-3pm

First Year Mid-Semester Reviews

Those students enrolled in CPSP 119A must complete a mid-semester review with program faculty, making up 5 percent of the course grade. Instructions for these reviews were emailed out last week. A truncated version of the requirements is included here for your convenience. For further details, please refer to the email or to the Blackboard site.

Blackboard. If you have any problems or questions, please email Emily at warheit@umd.edu. If you come to your meeting without the required materials, you may be sent away and asked to schedule another meeting when you are prepared (schedule permitting). We are looking forward to meeting with each of you over the next few weeks, so get your meetings scheduled right away!

To schedule an appointment, follow this link and choose an appointment time. (https:// www.google.com/calendar/selfsched? sstoken=UUdHdDkxaE4tRjVSfGRlZmF1bHR8OTY zMjU1YzFiN2E5MDBhNzM4ODZjOWI3ZWJjZDY yZjI) For the review, you will need to bring the following: 1. An UPDATED resume. Your resume should be updated with your college experience and activities, and formatted as appropriate for applying for jobs and internships. Resources for formatting your resume are posted on Blackboard. (Do not bring the resume you used to apply to college without updating it!) 2. An up-to-date unofficial transcript (from Testudo). 3. Your completed Focus 2 Career Self-Assessment (available through Careers4Terps). Specific instructions for the Self-assessment are available on

New York City Trip

A few spots on the New York City trip is still available. To register, visit http:// www.eventbrite.com/event/2800595657. The cost for the trip, including hotel, theatre tickets, and Saturday activity will be $165 per student. For more information contact harold@umd.edu.


The Canvas: February 20, 2012