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ART HISTORY NEWS

15th Annual 'Ghosts in Togas'

Assistant Professor of Art History Liliana Leopardi will present the 15th Annual "Ghosts in Togas" Halloween Lecture. Leopardi will discuss "What Hollywood Does Not Tell You About Ancient Egypt: Resurrection and the Sexual Life of Mummies." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Coxe 008. "Hollywood mummies are seemingly resurrected at a hair's notice, or even by mistake t...  More >>

Semester Explores Ancient Rome

Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best groups of students I've ever worked with," say...  More >>

Hitchcock's "Vertigo" at The Smith Thursday

Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Michael Tinkler will introduce Alfred Hitchcock's critically acclaimed psychological thriller, "Vertigo," on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Opera House. The Smith Opera House will unveil its new movie screen with the classic Hitchcock film and tickets will be sold for 35 cents, the same price that the movie originally cost to see in 1958. T...  More >>

Anderson Collection Opens at Stanford

A recent gift from Harry W. "Hunk" Anderson '49, LL.D. '67, his wife Mary Margaret "Moo" and their daughter Mary Patricia "Putter" Anderson Pence, makes public one of the world's most substantial collections of modern and contemporary American art. The Anderson Collection, opening at Stanford University this September, features 121 paintings and sculptures from 86 renowned artists, such as Jackso...  More >>

Faculty Exhibit at Davis Gallery

Each year, the HWS Department of Art and Architecture celebrates the beginning of the new academic year with its annual Faculty Exhibition. Held at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House, faculty exhibitions provide an outlet for the entire HWS community to appreciate their talents. "The works in this exhibition are innovative and forward looking," says Visual Arts Curator Kathryn Vaughn P'08. "We h...  More >>

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