• Vampires of Venice

    by  • May 11, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Even the Doctor thinks Venice is a pretty amazing city! Of course, much of this episode wasn’t actually filmed in Venice, but, hey, enjoy the footage that was. In this scene, the Doctor expounds on some of the same reasons Terry and I think it’s worth taking a class of students to La Serenissima....

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    Sargent Book

    by  • May 10, 2010 • 0 Comments

    The CLU library has a new addition to the growing collection of all things Venetian. Richard Ormond and the Yale University Press are compiling the complete works of John Singer Sargent and this volume, the sixth, is Venetian Figures and landscapes. It contains full color photographs of every painting done in Venice. The paintings...

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    Advertising a Class

    by  • May 5, 2010 • 0 Comments

    New classes need to be advertised well in advance, if you want to guarantee that students take them! Of course, travel trips to Venice, maybe not so much as courses on copyediting, but still…. Terry and I really wanted to design a poster that combines one of her paintings with a professional artist’s photo,...

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    Videos in the Library

    by  • April 23, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Part of my move toward supplying the CLU library with videos of watercolor artists includes these two new offerings that will be available for checkout: Visions of Venice in Watercolour by Ken Howard and Watercolour in Venice by John Yardley. These two artists from England (note the spelling of watercolor!) have visited and painted...

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    Technology & Class Prep

    by  • April 16, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Terry and I have been going back and forth on how much of the syllabus and material we should post here, on the blog, versus in the university‚Äôs Blackboard website. If you’ve noticed the syllabus page(s) changing, that’s why! Blogs and Blackboard are good for very different things. Blogs are great for this kind...

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