Class-Created Student Exhibitions in Magill

Class-Created Student Exhibitions in Magill

Walk around Magill and you might notice certain pop-up exhibits installed in various locations in the library. They are part of Three Exhibitions: With and without Margaret Ralston Gest, which opened Friday, Nov. 14. The three pop-up exhibits were created by students...
Another Busy Night on Campus

Another Busy Night on Campus

Last Thursday night (4/3) was packed with discussions, workshops, and presentations, with something for everyone on the calendar. Here’s a roundup of photos from just a few of the many events that took place. Re: Humanities Poster Presentations Organized by...
The Hurford Humanities Center adds “arts” to its name.

The Hurford Humanities Center adds “arts” to its name.

In recognition of the increasingly important role of the arts in the work of the Hurford Humanities Center, the Center has been renamed the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.  And on Friday, December 2, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery was host to a...
Humanities Center Talk Explores Life, Music of Arthur Russell

Humanities Center Talk Explores Life, Music of Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell may not be a household name in the world of popular music, but thanks to a cultural shift towards mash-ups and genre hybridization (and some well-timed reissues of his records), he is having a bit of a resurgence almost 20 years after his death from...
Students Test Telepathy, Singing Ability During Matmos Residency

Students Test Telepathy, Singing Ability During Matmos Residency

Over the course of seven full-length studio albums, Matmos have created atmospheric, experimental electronica with such unusual “instruments” as life-support systems, a bowed five-string banjo, cars starting, water dripping, whoopee cushions, aspirin tablets thrown at...