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posted by CAA — Jul 25, 2018

Kerry James Marshall with A Monumental Journey. Photo courtesy of the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation, via artnet News.

The House Overwhelmingly Rejects a Republican Proposal to Slash Funding for the NEA and NEH

A last-minute amendment to cut each agency’s funding by 15% was soundly defeated last week. (artnet News)

Why Are Some Colleges and Universities Dropping the SAT/ACT?

The University of Chicago announced that it will no longer require SAT or ACT scores from its undergraduate applicants, beginning in 2023. (MLA Action Network)

It Was a Monumental Journey’: Kerry James Marshall Unveils a Memorial to the Country’s Groundbreaking Black Lawyers

The monument in Des Moines, Iowa, took 12 years to bring to fruition. (artnet News)

Chicano Artists Challenge How We Remember the Alamo

The Other Side of the Alamo: Art Against the Myth is on view through October at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio. (Artsy)

MoMA’s Union Employees Have Been Working Without a Contract for Nearly Two Months—and Negotiations Have Stalled

Union members are concerned about wage increases, medical costs, job security, and the increasing demands of executing the museum’s expansion. (artnet News)

How to Make Time for Research and Writing

Twelve scholars share their tips for getting it done. (Chronicle of Higher Education)


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