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As acknowledged experts in fields ranging from classical and popular music to art history, digital media, pop culture and so much more, our faculty are frequently in the news. Catch up on our expert opinions by visiting our media archive, which offers story briefs and links to media coverage.

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Don't let the winter blues get you down—check out the Fine Arts Wellness Day: free chair massages, free healthy snacks, hydration station, learn about nutrition & stress management...all part of UVic’s Jan 14-18 Mental Health Week, which itself offers a wide variety of activities including a free yoga rave and a free Jan 16 performance by noted spoken word artist Shane Koyczan: ow.ly/1jFy30nkq4l Art History & Visual Studies University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre UVic School of Music UVic Writing University of Victoria, Visual Arts

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Have you heard about the upcoming Art History & Visual Studies symposium about local Anglo-Japanese artist Elizabeth Yeend Duer-Gyokushō, happening Jan 19 University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries? Find out more in this interview with professor Carolyn Butler Palmer in the latest issue of Focus Magazine - Victoria: https://www.focusonvictoria.ca/janfeb2019/the-art-and-life-of-elizabeth-yeend-duer-r7 University of Victoria, Visual Arts UVic AHVS Graduate Student Association #uvic University of Victoria Libraries Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

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Paid work experience in Fine Arts? Yes, please! The Fine Arts Co-op Program is accepting applications until Jan 18. Don’t take our word for it—come hear from co-op students about what co-op can do for you! 4:30-5:30pm Wed Jan 16 in COR A125. There will also be info table sessions where you can stop by & talk to co-op staff: 11:30am-1:30pm Jan 10 in the Fine Arts lobby, Jan 11 in Clearihue A-wing lobby & Jan 14 in Visual Arts lobby! University of Victoria, Visual Arts UVic School of Music UVic Writing Art History & Visual Studies UVIC Theatre Course Union Phoenix Theatre http://ow.ly/vOFX30mUhdN

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