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‘Amerimanga!’ exhibition turns pages of Manga-influenced comics

“Amerimanga! Convention and Expression,” which opens Tuesday, March 24, at the Northern Illinois University Art Museum, showcases the creation of American comics that have been aesthetically influenced by Japanese manga. A public reception for the exhibition is planned from 4:30 to 6

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Mona Lisas

NIU Art Museum explores ‘Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi’

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi,” a national traveling exhibition organized by the University Art Museum at California State University Long Beach. Traditions Transfigured opens Tuesday, March 24, at the museum in

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Helen and James Merritt

Art Museum exhibition to show ceramic works of late School of Art professor Helen Merritt

The NIU Art Museum will present “A Private Haiku: Ceramic Work of Helen Merritt” from Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 16. This intimate memorial exhibition features some of the ceramic figurines, wall pieces, monumental vases and simple functional pots that the late

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Tomoyuki Shibata

Professor to discuss potential long-term effects from devastating March 11 earthquake in Japan

Tomoyuki Shibata, assistant professor of public health in the NIU School of Nursing and Health Studies, will discuss potential long-term issues from the March 11 “Great East Japan Earthquake” during a Thursday, Nov. 17, lecture on campus. The magnitude 9.0 earthquake, called

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John W. Dower

Prominent historian, author John W. Dower will deliver W. Bruce Lincoln lecture Sept. 21

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and internationally renowned historian John W. Dower will visit the Northern Illinois University campus to deliver the next installment of the W. Bruce Lincoln Endowed Lecture Series. Dower’s lecture, “Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq,” will be

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