Peter Balakian joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Theodore Roethke’s poem “In a Dark Time” and his own poem “Eggplant.” Balakian’s latest book is Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
Paul Catanese, hybrid media artist from Chicago and this year’s Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence, recently completed a slate of technical workshops, open rehearsals, video shoots, and class visits as part of his residency at Colgate.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Elodie Fourquet teaches an unusual art course. First-year students in FSEM 131 don’t come with paintbrushes or chisels; they come with graph paper, pencils, and computers.
The Greek Parliament has agreed that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – its name for the country to the northwest of Greece since the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 – can now be called the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
In conjunction with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, one of the oldest film seminars in North America, Colgate this year hosted its fifth Global Filmmaker-in-Residence, Tan Pin Pin, on the week of October 15–19.
Described by Human Rights Review as a “thoughtful and sophisticated” interdisciplinary exploration, Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press) offers an in-depth look at the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Colgate community members preparing for the university’s Bicentennial kickoff enjoyed a legendary opening act on September 20. Patti Smith, award-winning singer-songwriter and author, launched the weekend with music and readings through the Living Writers series.