When people hear the term ‘liberal arts,’ it may sound like a phrase with political overtones. A scholar of literature explains why that’s wrong and takes a closer look at its origin and meaning.
Faculty and university staff are embedding training to prevent gender-based and sexual violence into curricular goals of both arts and STEM classes.
International career mobility can give people valuable knowledge and expertise to be used in their home country.
AI is starting to make us doubt whether humans have a monopoly on creativity. Two scholars argue AI’s use scenarios may be endless but that they require another form of creativity: curation.
At the Centre for Cultural Value, we have spent the past two years exploring research to learn about the impact of culture on health and wellbeing.
Let’s get one thing straight from the get-go: this contest is way older than the European Union.
A new film changes its story based on the emotions expressed by the viewer.
The language of dance is often lost on a general audience. Now new research has used sensor suits to discover patterns of movement-based communication in ballet performance.
Theatre censorship laws stifled Black playwrights for more than 200 years – here’s what we found in the archive.
As COVID-19 transitions from a pandemic to an endemic, apocalyptic science-fiction and zombie movies contain examples of how to adjust to the new normal.
A collaboration between Polyglot Theatre and the UK’s Oily Cart puts an inclusive, child-led approach at its heart.
The experience of war also inspires non-violent forms of resistance.
Art has value well beyond the financial, including proven health and well-being benefits. It’s time this was recognised in the way the sector is funded.
Anyone involved in the creation of a song is a songwriter.
Three stories from Australia and the UK exploring the role of art in helping people deal with the challenges life throws at them. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Social isolation in older adults can contribute to negative health outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this, but an arts-based program can alleviate some of the loneliness.
Even before the pandemic, access to arts programs and qualified instructors varied greatly among schools and districts.
City centres have been hit hard by lockdown measures - but can artists and entrepreneurs really breathe life into the space?
Art classes and STEM toys are nice, but there are simple and free ways parents can encourage their child’s creativity – or keep it from getting squashed.
The pandemic has battered the arts and culture sector in Indonesia. Many producers and organizers have been forced to cancel events, concerts and movie releases.