ISO Show Takes Audiences Around the World

ISO Show Takes Audiences Around the World

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences

The International Students’ Organization’s 2017 Show on Dec 2 featured dance, music and poetry acts representing countries and regions from all over the world, such as the Ukraine, Vietnam, Korea, South Asia, parts of the African continent, Brazil and many more.  The performances were vibrant, excit...

Blackbird Takes Off

Blackbird  Takes Off

By DAVID GOSSENS

December 6, 2017


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The Blackbird Fall 2017 issue came out on Thursday, Nov. 30 at the organization’s launch party in the Gamut room. There were several pizzas from American Flatbread, an ample amount of refreshments and the music of 10” Personal Pizza to celebrate the occasion. Some attendees grouped around the co...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences

Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations a...

Middlebury Theater Presents: Middletown

Middlebury Theater Presents: Middletown

By FINNE MURPHY

November 29, 2017


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From Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, the Middlebury Department of Theater will present Will Eno’s 2010 play, “Middletown,” directed by Alex Draper ’88. Inspired by “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, the play, according to the New York Times, is a “delicate, moving and wry amble along the collective roa...

ISO Show Breaks Through Boundaries

ISO Show Breaks Through Boundaries

By DOMINICK TANOH

November 29, 2017


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This Saturday, Dec. 2, the International Student Organization (ISO) will put on the 21st rendition of its annual show. The show is a yearly highlight for an organization that also organizes international trivia nights, food preparation workshops, and excursions into the wilds of Vermont. On a campu...

The Librarian is In

The Librarian is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

November 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences

Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations a...

Elle Varner Illuminates

Elle Varner Illuminates

By NATE OBBARD

November 15, 2017


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This past Friday, Elle Varner performed for Middlebury’s annual Fall Concert. The Grammy-winning Los Angeles singer sang a mix of tracks from her album, Perfectly Imperfect, and some new music in Wilson Hall. The energy of both Varner and the crowd was palpable from the moment she stepped onstage, ...

Perspectives on Student-Led Public Art on Campus

Perspectives on Student-Led Public Art on Campus

By APRIL QIAN

November 15, 2017


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When Annie Ulrich ’13 describes Atwater Dining Hall, she describes a space that carries a magical dimension mirroring the fantastically bright world of the movie “La La Land.” Ulrich created “Sum of All Parts,” a public art piece at Atwater Dining that fills its high ceiling with more than ei...

Professor Examines Generation of Consciousness

Professor Examines Generation of Consciousness

By CAROLINE JASCHKE

November 15, 2017


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Professor Mike Dash of the psychology department explores the question, how does the brain generate our consciousness? He studies this difficult concept by examining learning and memory in rats, observing how the coordinated activities of groups of neurons affect cognition and the brain. “As these g...

Guest Lecturer Talks About Maternal Attitudes

Guest Lecturer Talks About Maternal Attitudes

By JORDAN HOWELL

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences

As part of its search for a new professor, the psychology department has begun to invite interested candidates to speak at the college. One such lecturer is Laura Sockol, who is currently a research psychology professor at Davidson College. Sockol gave a short research talk, entitled “Maternal Att...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences

Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations a...

Performing Arts Spotlight: Modigliani String Quartet

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Sciences, Uncategorized

The Modigliani String Quartet will give a free concert on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts’ Robinson Hall. Since forming in 2003, the group has gained international acclaim and released seven CDs. The event is free; no tickets are required. ...

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