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Poet Claudia Rankine ’86

Poet Claudia Rankine, Williams Class of 1986

Rankine discusses poetry as a way of responding to racism and inequality on PBS.

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‘Straight White Men,’ with set designed by theatre professor David Gurcay-Morris ’96, opens at the Public Theater.

Straight White Men at the Public Theater

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Joe Thompson ’81 Unveils an Expansive Vision for MASS MoCA

Joe Thompson at MASS MoCA

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Professor Brad Wells’ Roomful of Teeth Performs on NPR

Roomful of Teeth at NPR's tiny desk concert

Tiny Desk Concerts are intimate video performances recorded live at All Songs Considered on NPR.

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Maggie Adler ’99, MA ’11 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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Assistant curator Maggie Adler teamed up with artist Benito Huerta for an unusual exhibition.

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Mike Glier: A 35 Year Survey

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Mike Glier: A 35 Year Survey is now on view through Feb. 6, 2015 at the Opalka Gallery.

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Publication Studio Sets Up Shop at the Williams College Museum of Art

Publication Studio

Publication Studio is an on-demand press that prints, binds, and publishes original work of all kinds. WCMA’s Rotunda, the site of the college’s original library, becomes its latest hub.

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WCMA’s Assyrian Relief on View at the MET

Assyrian Relief from WCMA

Among the first and oldest works of art in the Williams College Museum of Art’s collection, the two Assyrian bas-reliefs were created for the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II, ruler of the Assyrian Empire from 883–859 BCE. The bird-headed relief is now on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution, from Chapin Library, on View with Magna Carta at the Clark

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The Clark has one of the four surviving copies of the original Magna Carta on view through Nov. 2. Alongside it are documents on loan from Williams, in the exhibit, “Radical Words: From Magna Carta to the Constitution.”

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Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA

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Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, Roomful of Teeth is an eight voice ensemble committed to exploring the full potential of the human voice through study with masters from non-classical traditions all over the world. Wells is the Lyell B. Clay Artist in Residence and Director of Choral/Vocal Activities and Lecturer in Music at Williams.

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