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Emerson Gallery Showcases Political Cartoonist
In the weeks immediately following the November 2002 mid-term elections, an exhibition of the works of 19th century political cartoonist Thomas Nast seems perfectly timed. Unlike today's cartoonists, Nast wielded enormous political power through several decades in the mid to late 1800s, making or breaking the campaigns of politicians via his satirical cartoons published in Harper’s Weekly. Hamilton College's Emerson Gallery is hosting this exhibition of more than 130 black and white prints created by Nast and titled "America in Black and White" from November 15 through January 5. More ...
Making or Breaking an Election
As the November elections approach, an exhibition of the works of 19th century political cartoonist Thomas Nast seems perfectly timed. Unlike today's cartoonists, Nast wielded enormous political power through several decades in the mid to late 1800s, making or breaking the campaigns of politicians via his satirical cartoons published in Harper's Weekly. Hamilton College's Emerson Gallery is hosting this exhibition of more than 130 black and white prints created by Nast and titled "America in Black and White" from November 15, 2002 through January 5, 2003. More ...
Mohanty Presents Workshop at Future of Minority Studies Conference
Professor of Women's Studies Chandra Talpade Mohanty presented a workshop with M. Jacqui Alexander on "Globalization, State Practices, and the Challenges for Transnational Feminism," at the Future of Minority Studies Conference on "Feminism, Internationalism, Multiculturalism," at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Oct. 19, 2002. More ...
Dr. James Cobey '65 Receives Christopher Columbus Foundation Award
Dr. James Cobey, a 1965 graduate of Hamilton College and an orthopaedic surgeon at Washington Hospital Center, has received a $50,000 Frank Annunzio Award in the Arts/Humanities/ Humanitarian field from the Christopher Columbus Foundation for his efforts to help victims with devastating injuries due to landmines and his work to ban landmines. More ...
Presidential Search Committee Announced
Stuart Scott '61, chairman of the Hamilton College Board of Trustees, announced the members of the Presidential Search Committee. The committee will be chaired by Drew S. Days III '63 and Patricia Smalley, charter trustees of the College. More ...
Rowe Interviews Two Prominent Jazz Musicians for Archive
Monk Rowe, the Joe Williams Director of the Hamilton College Jazz Archive, traveled to Buffalo with AV Director Tim Hicks to interview two prominent jazz musicians, pianist Al Tinney and saxophonist Bobby Militello. Tinney, who is 82 years old, played an active role in the formation of bebop jazz. He was the house pianist at Monroe's Cafe in New York City, where much of the experimentation by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie took place. Tinney also appeared as a child actor in the original production of Porgy and Bess. Bobby Militello is currently playing saxophone with the Dave Brubeck Quartet. He is also the owner of the Tralfamadore Cafe, Buffalo's hottest jazz club and was able to offer a unique perspective on the current jazz scene. More ...
George Shields
Shields Presents Research at Pfizer
Professor of Chemistry George Shields, Matthew D. Liptak '03 and Dreyfus Fellow Steve Feldgus presented a poster, "Absolute pKa Determinations for Protonated Nitrogen Compounds," at the Pfizer Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, held in Groton, Conn. In addition, Shields gave a lecture titled "Basic Research and Drug Design: Computational Chemistry at Hamilton College" at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. More ...
Simon Participates in Trinity Conference
Bob Simon (Philosophy) was one of three speakers at a conference held at Trinity College, titled "The Game of Life and the Liberal Arts College." The conference examined the claims of the widely discussed book The Game of Life, about the effects of intercollegiate athletics on academics at selective liberal arts colleges. More ...
Offices Collaborate to Sponsor Gospel Workshop
The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Opportunity Programs, and the Chaplaincy are sponsoring a Gospel Workshop on November 14-16. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please reserve a space by forwarding an Email to mdavid@hamilton.edu. More ...
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Craig Latrell
Latrell Gives Papers on Intercultural Theatre and Asian Theatre
Last summer Craig Latrell (Theatre and Dance) chaired two panels and presented three papers on intercultural theatre and teaching Asian theatre at the annual conferences of the Association for Asian Performance and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. At the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, he chaired a panel called "Performing the State: Images of State Power and National Identity in Southeast Asia, Japan, and the Pacific." For that panel, he presented a paper on Singapore's new performing arts center as an image of the state. A portion of Latrell's article "After Appropriation" appears in Richard Schechner's new book Performance Studies: An Introduction, published by Routledge. Latrell was also elected by the Association for Asian Performance, the national association for Asian performance scholars, to serve a second term as president. In addition, Latrell's review of Robert Yeo's Singapore Trilogy appears in the current issue ofAsian Theatre Journal. More ...
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