Feature Stories

June Moon Stars Williams Alum

The Williamstown Theatre Festival started its 60th season with George Kaufman’s play, June Moon, starring none other than Williams alumnus David Turner ’97.

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Material Friction

The new exhibition “Material Friction” at the Williams College Museum of Art explores the line between fine and folk art using rural New England works from 1680 to 1850. Folk art is art that has been created for everyday use by artists who haven’t learned their craft in an academic setting. The exhibition’s curator, Kevin Murphy,

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Faculty Profile: Amy Holzapfel

By Julia Munemo Spend a week with theater professor Amy Holzapfel and you’re as likely to sit in on a tutorial about gender and sexuality in performance as you are to listen to her tell the director of an upcoming play what she thinks about its sightlines. Straddling the worlds between dramatic arts theory and practice,

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A Room that Pretends to be Another Room

Theatre students apply theory to the creative process with Professor David Evans Morris.

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WCMA at Night

Visitors curate their own involvement at WCMA at Night.

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Composer John Harbison Combines Poetry and Music

The English and music department collaborate to think critically about what words and music can do for each other.

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Low-Tech Printmaking

Professor Barbara Takenaga’s low-tech printing class focuses on ideas.

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Fiction Writing Success

Making a living as a fiction writer IS possible … if you’re determined.

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Rewriting the LGBTI History of South Africa

South African visual activist Zanele Muholi’s intimate photographic portraits are now on view at the college museum.

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Dance, Dance, Dance!

In January, the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance held a photography master class for students, faculty members, and staff at Williams. The dance department’s five ensembles—CoDa, INISH, Kusika, Sankofa, and the Zambezi Marimba Band—performed as a dozen photographers honed their skills in capturing live dance. The class was taught by photographer Rosalie O’Connor, who

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