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Ravett Films Featured in Retrospective
Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett’s films were recently featured in a retrospective at the Festival Film Dokumenter in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the oldest documentary-only film festival in Southeast Asia.
Spector Receives Google CS Engagement Award
Hampshire College Professor Lee Spector has received a Google Computer Science Engagement Award.
Professor Michael Klare on the 'Carbon Counterattack'
Professor Michael Klare's recent post for TomDispatch looks at how carbon-based fuel companies are going on the offensive in the face of mounting criticism.
Sandra Matthews on Contemporary Photographic Practices in South Asia
Sandra Matthews, associate professor of film and photography, will be speaking on Contemporary Photographic Practices in South Asia as part of a seminar series on South Asian photography at Yale University.
A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Game Design
Over the course of three months, a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members designed, developed, and published the free digital game Word Snack.
Q&A with Professor Andrea Dezso
When Andrea Dezsö, associate professor of art, got a request from an editor at Princeton University Press to illustrate The Original Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, she hesitated, but only briefly.
Professor of Philosophy Marlene Gerber Fried participated in a conversation on reproductive rights on “Difficult Dialogues: Voices from the Valley.” The program produced by sister Five College institution Mount Holyoke discusses complex social issues. Professor Gerber Fried is faculty director of CLPP, the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program at Hampshire.
Prof. Sara Greenberger Rafferty Featured in 'Art in America'
Hampshire College Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s show at Rachel Uffner Gallery is featured in a four-page portfolio in a recent issue of Art in America magazine.
Hampshire College Prof's Uplifting Performance Art Merges Mind, Technology
In John Slepian's performance piece "Transcendence," the associate professor of art and technology uses his brainwaves, and a few essential pieces of equipment, to levitate off the ground.
Abraham Ravett's Film Premieres in Vienna International Film Festival
Abraham Ravett's recently completed film, Joyas Voladoras (Flying Jewels) premiered internationally at the Vienna International Film Festival—Viennale.
Marlene Gerber Fried Honored with APHA Advocacy Award
Hampshire College Professor Marlene Gerber Fried was honored with the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2014 Felicia Stewart Advocacy Award.
Professor Blogs for Huffington Post on "Fossil-Fueled Republicanism"
Michael Klare, author and professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College blogs for the Huffington Post on "Fossil-Fueled Republicanism" and its implications for the Keystone XL Pipeline and other issues.
Professor Takes on Grimm Fairy Tales with New Illustrations
The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm featuring illustrations from Associate Professor of Art Andrea Dezsö is currently #1 on Amazon's bestseller list in the Mythology and Folktales literature section.
Prof. Robert Meagher in Newsweek on the Trauma of War
Professor Robert Meagher is featured in a Newsweek article on the physical and mental traumas of the war in Afghanistan.
PopDev Program Writes Background Chapter for UN Report
PopDev, the Population and Development Program at Hampshire College, is proud to announce the launch of the UN Women flagship report The World Survey of the Role of Women in Development: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. The report has been presented to the UN General Assembly and translated into all six official UN languages.
Michael Lesy Gives Keynote Speech at SPE Regional Conference
Hampshire College Professor of Literary Journalism Michael Lesy was selected as keynote speaker for the 2014 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Midwest regional conference.
John Slepian Has "A Really Great Idea"
Art and technology professor John Slepian's humorous conceptual performance/installation/video work, inspired by early conceptual art, makes the thinking of the artist visible.
Prof. Sara Greenberger Rafferty is on ArtSpace list of "10 Artists to Watch This October"
Hampshire College Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty is featured on ArtSpace's list of "10 Artists to Watch This October." Works by Rafferty were recently shown in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Prof. Abraham Ravett's 'Holding Hands with Ilsa'
The Daily Hampshire Gazette on how a single image led Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett back to his birth country of Poland for his newest film project, Holding Hands with Ilsa.
Hampshire Team Bikes for Food Bank
Associate Professor of Computer Science Jaime Dávila, as part of a team of Hampshire College community members, is riding his bike to raise money for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
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