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Salamon is a winner of the Lambda Literary Award in 2011 and is the author of “The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia,” which was published in 2018.

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Princeton professor shares research on gender identity, U.S. judiciary system

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Gayle Salamon, professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University, visited the University’s English department yesterday to share her research on the relationship between gender identity and sexual orientation in the American judiciary system.

Iraqi-American conceptual artist Michael Rakowitz presented his cookbook, “A House with a Date Palm Will Never Starve,” at the List Art Building Tuesday evening.

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Conceptual artist discusses Iraqi date palm-inspired cookbook

November 13, 2019 0 comments

Michael Rakowitz, an Iraqi-American conceptual artist, stepped into the List Art Building on the evening of Nov. 12 to present his latest gastronomic project,  “A House with a Date Palm Will Never Starve,” a cookbook which features recipes from 41 chefs — himself included — that revolve around date syrup.

The play titled “kemps” drew on Horwitz’s own experiences at summer camp playing the card game kemps. The play aims to explore womanhood and depict the unique, unspoken understanding of close friends.

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Original play ‘kemps’ celebrates womanhood, sisterhood

November 6, 2019 0 comments

On the evening of Oct. 31, audience members crowded into Leeds Theatre to see the debut of “kemps,” an absurdist experimental play written by Emma Horwitz ’20 MFA and directed by Josiah Davis ’20 MFA.

Fairey rose to fame as a result of his 2008 “HOPE” portrait of President Barack Obama and has continued to engage with social justice issues and political movements.

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World-famous street artist Shepard Fairey joins RISD board, paints 100th mural

October 28, 2019 0 comments

“Brilliant, original, thorough, quirky and funny.” Rhode Island School of Design Senior Lecturer Tom Roberts read to audience members his evaluation of then-college sophomore Shepard Fairey, who took his “Social Commentary and Propaganda” course in 1991.

RISD Craft, an annual juried art sale, featured works from student artists and alums this past weekend.

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Annual RISD Craft supports over 100 RISD alums, student artists

October 16, 2019 0 comments

RISD Craft, the juried art sale organized by the Rhode Island School of Design every fall, showcased the artisan talents of RISD alums and student artists last Saturday on Benefit Street.

The variety show, created by student musician Vivek Pandit ’20, featured a range of arts performances from jazz-funk music to hip hop dance.

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SV, students partner on variety show

October 9, 2019 0 comments

National art and entertainment company Small Victories partnered with a group of University student artists to spotlight the creative talents on College Hill. Last Thursday, Oct. 3, marked the team’s first joint event.

Sanford Biggers, a renowned multimedia artist, shared how cultural fusion has informed his work. Biggers hopes that people gain a greater understanding of other perspectives through his creations.

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Artist explores narratives of race, culture

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Interdisciplinary artist Sanford Biggers shared the historical, cultural and personal inspirations behind his works with University students at the List Art Building Wednesday afternoon.

Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

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Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

September 11, 2019 0 comments

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program welcomed its eleventh class of incoming students at the start of the month, which arrived on campus to a newly reformed program.

Spring Weekend veteran Dave Binder has been performing on the Sundays of Spring Weekends for over 30 years. This year, his performance will move from Ruth Simmons Quad to the larger Pembroke Field.

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Dave Binder may perform last Spring Weekend show after over 30 years

April 25, 2019 0 comments

After more than 30 years of singing American classics on the Sunday of Spring Weekend, local musician Dave Binder may be giving his last Spring Weekend concert at the University this year, according to the event’s Facebook page. He also will not be performing during Senior Week. 

(L-R) Poets Dāa Guy RISD ‘19, Blessed Sheriff ’19, Kris Cho ’22 and Manuel Ávalos ’19 competed at the annual College Unions Poetry Slam last weekend, sharing complex works that celebrated their identities.

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Brown/RISD poetry slam team earns 5th place in annual competition

April 22, 2019 0 comments

Last weekend, Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design’s joint poetry slam team sent members Kris Cho ’22, Blessed Sheriff ’19, Dāa Guy RISD ’19 and Manuel Ávalos ’19 to take part in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitation, an annual collegiate poetry slam tournament.