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Plague or Plaything? Forum Examines Pornography’s Impacts

Does pornography contribute to hostile attitudes against women and sexual violence? One of the nation’s leading researchers on the effects of sexual aggression and obscenity in the media will address that question and others at the event “Pornography: Plague or Plaything?” – presented on Wednesday, Oct. 28, by the Forum on Media Ethics and Social […]

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Thomas Jefferson’s Secret Family Explored in Premiere of “Monticello Wakes”

The story of Thomas Jefferson’s two families – white and black, whispered about through American history – will come alive on stage Oct. 16-18 at the premiere of “Monticello Wakes” at Loyola Marymount University. The opera presented at LMU’s Murphy Recital Hall focuses on the lives of President Thomas Jefferson and his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, […]


P’ansori Performance and Lecture Spotlights Form of Traditional Korean Storytelling

A master of P’ANSORI – a form of Korean storytelling featuring song, movement and the rhythm of a barrel drum – will perform at an upcoming event hosted by Loyola Marymount University’s College of Communication and Fine Arts. The Saturday, Oct. 10, event will include a presentation and lecture by Chan E. Park, an Ohio […]


University Hosts African Theatre Association Conference

LMU played host to the prestigious African Theatre Association conference at the end of July, bringing hundreds of scholars and performers to campus to exchange ideas about developments in African theatre and view performances. This was the first time the conference has been hosted in North America, said Kevin Wetmore, professor of theatre arts at […]


LMU Dance Launches Educational Partnership with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

Loyola Marymount University and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company are launching a four-year partnership that will bring the works and philosophy of the renowned dancer and choreographer to a West Coast university for the first time. “This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for the students in our Dance Program, and is a testament […]