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Williams Dance Students Perform at Jacob’s Pillow

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CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa, and the Zambezi Marimba Band participate in the 2014 Inside/Out Performances.

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Miranda Lash ’06 Appointed Curator of Contemporary Art at the Speed Art Museum

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Lash has been Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art since 2008. She begins her new role in August.

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Professor Chavoya to Work on New Exhibition About Chicano artist Edmundo “Mundo” Meza as part of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Initiative.

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Williams professor C. Ondine Chavoya will be working with curator David Frantz on this retrospective exhibition. Through a series of thematically linked exhibitions, LA/LA aims to take a fresh look at vital and vibrant traditions in Latino and Latin America art.

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Dance Department Chair Sandra Burton Choreographs at the Opening of Jack Shainman’s New Gallery.

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The School opened recently with Soundsuits by Nick Cave and 13 dancers choreographed by Williams College’s dance chair Sandra Burton.

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Dorothy Wang Wins Honorable Mention from the Poetry Foundation

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Wang is an associate professor of American studies and faculty affiliate in English at Williams. The annual Pegasus Award for Poetry Criticism honors the best book-length works of criticism, including biographies, essay collections and critical editions that consider the subject of poetry or poets.

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Claudia Rankine ’86 Wins Jackson Poetry Prize

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The Jackson Poetry Prize honors an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition.

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Hateship Loveship, Directed by Williams Professor Liza Johnson ’92, Opens

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The new film Hateship Loveship was adapted from an Alice Munro short story and stars Kristen Wiig.

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Darby English ’96 Joins MoMA as Consulting Curator

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Darby English ’96 has just been tapped as a consulting curator in the painting and sculpture department of the Museum of Modern Art.

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Area Cultural Institutions Announce Landmark Summer Season

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Joe Thompson, director of MASS MoCA, Michael Conforti, director of the Clark, Christina Olsen, director of the Williams College Museum of Art, and Stephen Kaus, producer for the Williamstown Theatre Festival announced their summer season.

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Sandra Burton at New York Live Arts

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Sandra Burton, Lipp Family Director of Dance and Senior Lecturer in Dance, will participate in a panel discussion on March 9 with Bill T. Jones.

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