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Diane Exavier MFA ’17 rearranged her actors in response to audience members’ feedback at the “Writing is Live!” workshop last weekend held by the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

Arts & Culture

Audience suggests what should survive at ‘Writing is Live!’

February 13, 2015 0 comments

Theater Arts and Performance Studies showcased works in development by first- and second-year MFA students as part workshop “Writing is Live!”

Associate Professor of Computer Science and department vice chair Thomas Doeppner and Madeline Day Price ’15 prepare for Friday’s performance.

Arts & Culture

Professors take to floor for dance-off

February 6, 2015 0 comments

Seven professors, each paired with a student dancer, will perform Friday at Dancing with the Profs after over a semester of dance lessons and rehearsals.

“Design is a deliberate act of imagination,” artist-activist Danny Glover told  RISD students at the school’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King,  Jr.  Day. Though perhaps best-known for his work in film, Glover is also a passionate humanitarian and philanthropist.

Arts & Culture

Glover inspires in lecture on creativity, art for social change

February 3, 2015 3 comments

“There is a deep responsibility I feel, which gets even deeper as I advance in age, to create the world I want to see,” said actor-activist Danny Glover.

Students who returned early to campus gathered in Salomon 101 Monday afternoon to watch a screening of the documentary “The New Black” followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker Yoruba Richen ’94.

Arts & Culture

‘The New Black’ depicts conflict between black and LGBT identities

January 21, 2015 0 comments

“Black community is not monolithic,” says Reverend Eric P. Lee in “The New Black,” a documentary by Yoruba Richen ’94.

Students report experiences with racial discrimination in various settings across campus, from parties on Wriston Quadrangle to fundraising events at the football stadium. The Brown Center for Students of Color offers a space for some students to discuss and confront these realities.

University News

Amidst campus dialogue, students confront racial perceptions

December 3, 2014 0 comments
This article is part of the series Pervasive Prejudice

This series will explore racism at Brown. This story, the first of three, will look at the role racism plays in relationships among students.

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

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Food, language collide as students explore cultures

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As the leaves fall and the winds become harsher, there is a special urgency for the warmth and comfort of food.

In “The Man Who Saw Snoopy,” playwright and director Lenny Schwartz examines the “good grief” in the life of Charles Schulz, creator of the beloved “Peanuts” comic strip. Brad Kirton, pictured above, plays Schulz.

Arts & Culture

Snooping through Schulz’s world

November 7, 2014 0 comments

“The Man Who Saw Snoopy,” a play written and directed by Lenny Schwartz, opened Thursday in the Bell Street Chapel’s DayDream Theatre on Federal Hill.

Playwright Donald Margulies, whose play  “The  Country House” is currently on Broadway, had an unexpected path to his prolific body of work.

Arts & Culture

In conversation: Donald Margulies

October 31, 2014 0 comments

Margulies sat down with The Herald to talk about his love-hate relationship with Hollywood and Jason Segel’s upcoming role as David Foster Wallace.

A panel on gun violence included members from the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, one of whom is a former gang member.


Panel advocates gun violence awareness

October 23, 2014 0 comments

During a panel event Wednesday, Moral Voices invited various leaders to engage in dialogue about gun violence in Providence and community-based solutions.

Sarah Tobin, incoming associate director of the Middle East Studies program, traveled to Jordan to study the over 100,000 Syrian refugees living in the refugee camp Zaatari.  After fleeing war in their homeland, many refugees face frustrating conditions in disorganized camps.

Science & Research

Incoming prof. explores refugee camp dynamics

October 22, 2014 0 comments

Accommodations, security and policing stood out as major concerns in refugee camps in Jordan, according to a recent research article by Sarah Tobin.

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