College of Fine and Applied Arts
The College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is dedicated to the advancement, practice and understanding of the arts. The central focus of the College is the synergy between research and the preparation of students for professional careers in the creation and interpretation of the applied arts, visual arts, and the performing arts. Deeply related to that focus is the commitment to elevate and sustain the study of the arts as both a necessary mode of understanding and a vibrant expression of human experience within the local, national, and international communities.
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(School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)This project offers new approaches to pedaling in Frédéric Chopin’s piano works for modern pianos, utilizing Chopin’s original pedal markings. The project begins with the review of the existing literature regarding Chopin’s ...
Landscape, madness, and state: The emerging insane asylum system of nineteenth-century New York State (2019-12-04)“Landscape, Madness, and State: The Emerging Insane Asylum System of Nineteenth-Century New York State” examines how landscape-based theories and design were essential contributing factors to the formation of a public ...
(2019-11-27)As a young child growing up in a city of gastronomy in Guangdong Province, China, I developed a love and passion for cooking. I used to stand behind my mother when she was cooking, enjoying the smells of the fresh food and ...
(2019-12-12)With the rapid development of technology in markets and industries, public focus has moved to the economic and social impacts that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may bring. Many technology companies have revealed their ...
Cyclical narratives and the power of three: Institutional histories and pedagogical practices of gamelan ensembles at the University of Illinois (2019-12-13)This project builds upon the scholarship of gamelan ensembles in the United States, particularly the work of Brent Talbot and Elizabeth Clendinning, by focusing on discourses of music transmission, pedagogical lineages, ...