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 >>

De Niro Documentary Premieres

This month, the short documentary "Remembering the Artist, Robert De Niro Sr." premiered on HBO, paying tribute to the life of the abstract expressionist painter and father of the Academy Award-winning actor, Robert De Niro. De Niro Sr.'s oil painting, "Still Life with Yellow Chair" (1979) is part of the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Kathryn Vaughn, visual arts curator, notes ...  More >>

Martinez '12 Exploring Art in Paris

Paris, known by its nickname "The City of Love," is a cultural melting pot for art in the world. Known for its architectural beauty and the museums located within the city, Paris is an ideal location to study art. It's where Amelia Martinez '12 is doing just that. In Paris, Martinez is currently pursuing a master in fine arts with a focus on painting and illustration at the Paris College of Art. ...  More >>

HWS Faculty Promotions

Effective June 30, 2014, Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty members Kevin Dunn, Jim MaKinster and Nick Ruth will each be appointed to the rank of full professor. Dunn is a political scientist whose teaching and scholarship focus on international relations and politics in Africa. He is co-author of Inside African Politics (2013); Politics of Origin in Africa: Autochthony, Citizenship, and C...  More >>

Collaboration on Gallouët's New Book

Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone studies, has studied Marivaux her entire career. While she has also published extensively on other writers and other subjects, Gallouët has been drawn back to the 18th century French playwright, essayist, and novelist, for his surprisingly contemporary subject matter and the modernity of his style. "That's the reason he is the most produced ...  More >>

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