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Castle Play To Be Read in Houses of Parliament

A play by Samford University associate professor of theatre Mark Castle will be read in the Houses of Parliament in London Aug. 23. The play, entitled ‘The Somerset Case,’ tells the story of a how a slave brought to 18th-century England was freed by the courts because laws no longer existed in that nation to make a person a slave.  

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Samford Art Gallery Features Interesting Mix of Exhibits for 2017–18 Season

The Samford Art Gallery is sharing works from a broad range of artists and artistic disciplines, including an international cultural exchange, book illustration and set design, for the 2017–18 season. 

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Samford’s School of the Arts Announces Exciting Year of Theatre, Dance and Opera

The 2017–18 arts season at Samford features an exciting range of classic and contemporary works. 

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Scott Guffin to Lead Samford University’s New Christian Ministries Degree Program

A Samford University alumnus and Birmingham-area pastor has been selected to lead a new Christian ministries academic program being developed by the university. Scott Guffin, a 1988 Samford graduate, will become executive director Aug. 14. 

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International Artists Highlight Samford’s 2017–18 Davis Architects Guest Artist Series

Samford Arts continues the tradition of bringing inspiring talent to the Samford University campus through the generosity of Davis Architects.  

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Tonight at the Wright Season Series Features Variety of Performances

Samford University has announced the 2017–18 Wright Center performance schedule, Tonight at the Wright, featuring performers from around the world. 

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Fisk Receives Alabama Arts Grant to Pen New Children’s Book

Scott Fisk, professor and chair of the Department of Art in Samford University’s School of the Arts, has been awarded a $5,000 individual design grant by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.