25 Results Are Tagged With "Arts and Culture"

Alumna Teaches Palestinian, Israeli Identity Through the Arts

Betsey Coleman documents and explores cultural identities through art on a website she created after her four-month Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching exchange in the Middle East during 2012 to promote understanding and empathy.

Fulbright Alumni Celebrate 20 Years of Choral Success

Fulbright alumni David Ramirez and Josue Ramirez Palmer celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Choral Institute with an unforgettable concert at the National Theater that united musicians from Costa Rica and the United States.

OneBeat, YALI Alumnus "Gets Loud" About Social Justice

OneBeat and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Alain Chirwisa of the DRC makes socially conscious music and art, focusing on social justice and women's issues.

From Russia, With Innovation

Natalia, a 2010 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange participant, was keen to bottle the innovative American museum experience and adapt it for Russia.

Increasing Religious Tolerance in Tajikistan

A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.

Lessons in Youth Engagement from Turkey

As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.

HEARTBEAT

Still image of members of HEARTBEAT.

HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.

Milton Glaser Fulbright Student to Italy, 1952

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Milton Glaser is the artist most famous for creating the "I ♥ NY" symbol. He went to Bologna, Italy in 1952 on a Fulbright to "learn how to draw". In this video, Mr. Glaser discusses Fulbright - "the most profound experience of your life" - and his career.

Jonathan Franzen - Fulbright Student to Germany, 1981

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American writer and novelist Jonathan Franzen - who received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Germany in 1981 for a project in creative writing - discusses his Fulbright experience and its impact on his career. Mr. Franzen is interviewed by recently-returned Fulbright Alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, whose Fulbright U.S. Student award to Germany in 2009 was also for a project in creative writing.

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