Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD

Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD
Congratulations to Devon Deimler (MICA Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07), whose PhD dissertation was recently accepted by the Department of Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Carpenteria, California. Devon’s dissertation is entitled, “Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience.” Her committee comprised Dr. Dennis Slattery, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Dr. Erik Davis, Rice...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: SSCI 219, Writing Culture: The Craft of Ethnography

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: SSCI 219, Writing Culture: The Craft of Ethnography
SSCI 200: Writing Culture, the Craft of Ethnography, Ruth Toulson, Monday 1-3:45p, B431 The best ethnographic writing captures the beauty and complexity of the world. The writer can feel more alive too, alert and connected to a welling inner source that flows outward toward other lives. This at least is the ideal. But words sometimes refuse...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HMST 240: Global Perspectives

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HMST 240: Global Perspectives
Spring 2017 Topic Seminar HMST 240: Global Perspectives, Harry Mattison, Wednesday 9-11:45, B460 This course explores our contemporary world and world events, especially as they relate to the interests of humanists. Readings are primarily by authors, activists, and scholars outside the Euro-North American nexus. Its goal will be to bring students up to date on...

Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winner: Zagawah (Zae) Soe

Ginsberg Poetry Prize Winner: Zagawah (Zae) Soe
The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize was established in 1981 by William Kinter, a long-time supporter of the college. The prize is awarded annually to a meritorious graduating senior whose work in language and literature is judged to have been the most creative – the kind of craft in words that is recognized as distinguishing and...