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Timothy Jackson is director of the Center for Schenkerian Studies, which promotes
music theory and is working to resurrect the music of 20th-century theorist Heinrich
Schenker and his associates.
World War II Vienna. It sponsors
guest lectures and last year hosted its
first Fulbright scholar, Margus Partlas
from the Estonian Academy of Music.
Currently, Timothy Jackson, Ph.D.,
the center's director, is working with
the Dallas Symphony Orchestra to
bring the music of Paul Kletzki back
to life. Kletzki buried his music in
Italy and fled during World War II.
After the war, believing his music
destroyed, he stopped composing.
The chest of music was discovered in
the early 1970s, but it was not until
after Kletzki's death that his widow
had it opened and found his music
UNT received copies last summer.
In conjunction with the center, the
DSO will perform and record for
Ondine Records all three of Kletzki's
symphonies and his Capriccio for
Orchestra. The center will organize a
conference on the theme "Music that
Survived the Holocaust."
For more information about the
center, call (940) 565-3748 or e-mail
Center for Spatial Analysis
The Center for Spatial Analysis
and Mapping is an instructional and
research center that uses geographic
information systems (GIS) technol-
ogy. Administered through the
Department of Geography and the
Institute of Applied Sciences, CSAM
uses state-of-the-art computer soft-
ware for managing information tied
to geographic location. Using multi-
ple layers of digital information,
such as soil type, land ownership,
rainfall, pesticide use, transportation
lines and census data, CSAM con-
ducts analyses in such areas as
water pollution, disease distribution,
resource management and business
The center works with federal,
state and local resource managers
describing agricultural activities, pol-
lution threats, real estate locations
and emergency response. It maintains
numerous geographic databases for
research by faculty and students and
also has close ties with a network of
GIS departments in municipalities,
government agencies, universities and
community colleges, and businesses.
Many area GIS professionals are UNT
alumni, providing the basis for a
strong student internship program.
The center has played an active
Pierina Beckman, Ph.D.
LINT associate professor
of foreign languages and
Bringing recognition to Latin
A native of Mexico Cit., Beckmnan
researches medieval and Golden Age
Spanish literature and Latin American
female writers. She is the author of El
valor literario del Ldzaro de 1555: g(nero,
evolucidn y metamorfosis, in \vhich she
discusses characters in three Spanish
Bruce Bond, Ph.D.
LINT professor of English
Adding to the world of poetry
Bond, an award-winning poet, was
one of 34 people in the United States
to receive a Creative Writing Fellow-
ship in Poetry for 2001 from the
National Endowment for the Arts. He
is using the $20,000 to start a book
of critical essays on contemporary
poetry and to begin his fifth book of
poetry, which will include a center-
piece poem about Russian composer
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