The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, July 11, 1950, Page PAGE 4, Image 4
Tuesctay, My 11, 1950 PAGE 4 THE DAILY NEBRASKAN Negro Folklore and Dances Final Artist Series Feature American Negro Folklore will be presented as the final program in the 1950 Summer Artist Series, when the Katherine Flowers Dancers appear in "Bamboula to Bop," Wednesday, July 19, at 8 p.m. in the air-conditioned Union ballroom. Dances dating back 300 years in American Negro folklore form part of this entertainment. Old dance forms with all their tra ditions, humor, subtlety, and color have been brought back to life, and in them there may be detected the historical antece dents of some of our seemingly most modern theatre. There is a considerable variety primitive dance rituals spring ing from the Voodoo Snake Wor ship and Black Magic of the Lou isiana Creoles, the gay and de lightful social dance that became Art Teacher Gets Fullbright Scholarship LeRoy Burket, University art instructor, is the recipient of a 1950 Fullbright Award, Dean R. W. Goss of the Graduate College has announced. Burket will leave for Paris, France in August where he will study for the next school year at the Sorbonne and later at the Ecole National Superieure de Beaux Arts. He has been given a year's leave of absence from the University. A native of Iowa, Burket holds a bachelors and masters cegree in fine arts from the University of Iowa. He joined the University of Nebraska faculty in 1948. Purchase Prize Last year one of his oil paint ings "Rock Inhabitants," won a $200 purchase prize at the Ninth Annual Missouri Exhibition held in St. Louis. In 1949 also, one of his .sculptures, "Figure," done in Georgian marble, was selected for exhibition in the Third Interna tional Sculpture Show ivi Phila delphia, one of the foremost exhi bitions of its kind. Other paintings and drawings by Burket have been shown at the Walker Art Center in Minnesota, the Colorado Springs Art Center, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha and the Mulvane Art Mu seum in Topeka, Kas. Fullbright Award winners get transportation, allowances for books and supplies, free tuition, and living allowance. Funds used are foreign currencies realized through U. S. surplus property sales abroad. The University's Art Depart ment currently has another mem ber of its faculty Hal Wilmuth studying in Rome as a Fullbright scholar for the 1949-50 school year. "Wtt. w lhr4 im trail house so long w got ud to hiring wxjihlag handy." the famous Cake Walk, the fast and furious Bamboula itself, the atrical source materials and street cries, and "Be-Bop." ' The dances are staged by Kath erine Flowers, a Northwestern University graduate and former teacher of Women's Physical Edu cation in the Chicago schools. Her narrations briefly introduce his torical situations and atmosphere. Six dancers, who also play Congo drums and piano, form the troupe. Katherine Flowers wanted to discover the secret of the unusual and basic ability of the Negro to dance as he does, so she com bined the study" of Anthropolgy with dance while a student. Then she traveled the South investi gating the origins of these fam ous dances among the Negroes. At present, she is working on a book, a compilation of her find ings. She has authored many newspaper and magazine articles on American Negro Dance. The program presented by the 1950 Summer Sessions and the Union will be free to students, faculty, and guests of the Uni versity. Ag Professor Tells Graduate Job Placements Dr. F. D. Weim, chairman of the agronomy department of the University has announced that several graduates of the Univer sity have accepted positions at other schools and will continue their graduate work this fall. Leroy Nittler of Geneva, who received his masters degree with a major in agronomy will continue his graduate studies in plant breeding at Cornell University. Elmer Remmenga, who gradu ated with high distinction in June with a Bachelor of Science degree, has accepted a position as assist ant statistician in agronomy at Purdue University. In addition he will have the opportunity to work toward his Doctor's degree. Merle Teel. who will receive his masters degree at the end of sum mer school with a major in agron omy, has accepted a position as instructor in aeronomv at Purdue University. He will also continue his graduate work. Donald Smith, who has been a graduate student in agronomy the past year, reports to Cornell Uni versity where he will continue his graduate studies in plant genetics. In addition, Dr. Keim reported that Dr. Rosalind Morris recently returned to the University from California Institute of Technology, at Pasadena, Calif., where she had snent the nast vear on a faculty fellowship working in plant cyto genetics. Were you copying his paper? No sir. I was only looking to see if he had mine right. Library Notice The following regulations are announced for University of Nebraska Libraries after the end of the present summer ses sion: Law Library Closed July 31 thru Sept. 4. Bessey Hall Library Closed July 31 thru Sept. 4. Chemistry Library Aug. 1 thru Aug. 19 Open Aug. 21 thru Sept. 2 Mon. thru Fri., 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Agriculture College Library. Open July 31 thru Sept. 2 Mon. thru Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Love Library: 1. Air conditioning will be discontinue July 31. 2. Library will be open Mon days, Wednesdays and Fridays 9 a.m.- to 12 noon, Aug. 1 thru Sept. "2, only to graduate stu dents who have applied for August permits by July 31, and to faculty members with faculty library cards. 3. Library will be closed on these days after 12 noon. 4. Stacks, reading rooms and public service facilities, will be available to the above patrons only during the above hours. 5. Library attendants are in structed to admit no one except graduate students with August permits, and faculty members with faculty library cards. 6. The west entrance only will be used. MLilL ifPP ECTEP OOi r Jcs - r . , s . v 'V, YOU bvy tt pack of CbestirfieH onl Vpm opin U up. Margaret Fedde Accepts European Home Ec Jobs ivria irarorarft Fedde. who has just retired as chairman of the home economics department at the University will soon go over seas to accept two assignments. Miss Fedde, who retired only July 1, from her position at the University will accept an assign ment with the State Department in Germany for three months. Then, she will be on the staff of the Women's College at the Uni versity of Beirut in Lebanon. The Nebraskan goes to Wash ington Aug. 14 to 19 to attend a seminar preparatory to her trip to Germany. In Germany, she will be working with the newly appointed director of Home Eco nomics in the State of Hesse. Germany in the American zone is using the pattern of the land grant colleges of the United States wherein programs in teaching, research and extension are uni fied and coordinated under one head. Following her Germany assign ment, Miss Fedde will join the staff at the University of Beirut in Lebanon. There she will as sist with the teaching and ad ministration nt the home econom ics program and advise other colleges in the area. After her six months service in Lebanon, Miss Fedde will con tinue around the world with Miss Alma Fritchoff of . Omaha, a graduate of the University and rue CIGARETTE mm nnAOF OF ..civ UP YOU VY YOU tmeil thor wHdr jf" vnesternid oreina. , jy No other cigarette ha it Mak your own comparison, 'HOMO, 3w Courtesy of The Lincoln Journal MISS FEDDE Will serve the home ec field in Europe for next six months. a former professor at Oregon State College. In all, Miss Fedde will be away for about one year. 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