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Blanchard's Research Inspires Art Exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is currently running an exhibit, "Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA," that was inspired by research conducted by Lara Blanchard, Luce Associate Professor of East Asian Art and Chair of the HWS Art and Architecture Department. The exhibit draws upon research that Blanchard presented in an article, "Huizong's New Clothes: Desire and Alleg...  More >>

Knoll '06 Publishes "Luckiest Girl Alive"

"Luckiest Girl Alive," the instant New York Times bestselling debut novel by Jessica Knoll '06, is being hailed by critics as a "dark, twisty" thriller whose "razor-sharp writing" and "propulsive prose" (EW) has drawn comparisons to "Gone Girl" but stands apart with its "humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft" (Alissa Nutting, author of "Tampa"). Named one of the Huffington Post's "18 Brillia...  More >>

Cornell '15, Lynch '15 Explore Local History

Art history majors Katherine Cornell '15 and Kaytlynn Lynch '15 teamed up with the Geneva Historical Society as interns earlier this year to help preserve the rich history of community by digitizing the photography archives and helping to catalog items in the collection. The Historical Society collects, catalogs, preserves and studies artifacts that offer a visual and tangible connection to Genev...  More >>

Cornell '15 Earns Research Fulbright to India

Katherine Cornell '15 has been selected for a prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to India where a highly prized research grant will give her the opportunity to study the conservation and preservation of historic sites and structures in New Delhi. Known for its competitive field of applicants, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange ...  More >>

"Destinations: 6 Continents, 38 Countries"

The Colleges' newest art exhibition, "Destinations: 6 Continents, 38 Countries," will open with a reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House on Friday, March 6. Among the many art goers to attend the opening will be several student interns who have worked on the exhibit this academic year. In the fall, Zoe Bradley '16, Jackson Douglass '15 and Tianchu Wu '15 helped select the works in the e...  More >>

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