The Hand and The Machine this is part of a year-long series of events done in collaboration with the Sheehan Gallery and Whitman’s Studio Art and Art History/Visual Culture departments. The series will bring over seven visiting artists to campus to lecture, provide workshops, and exhibit their works in a variety of spaces on campus throughout the 2014-2015 academic calendar.
In the fall of 2013, the Whitman Studio Art Department successfully...
Staging Memory in Times of Violence: A Conversation with Peruvian author Rafael Dumett
Dumett´s unique experience as a playwright, scholar and novelist during the Internal War in Peru, is presented in an extended interview conducted by Carlos Vargas-Salgado, Assistant Professor of Spanish.
Through Dumett´s many plays, screenplays and more recent novels, the author discusses the presence of memories as cultural and personal resources to...
Lecture by visiting artist/educator for "The Hand & The Machine" series, Paul Catanese. Brought to campus by the Studio Art Department through a grant from the McMillen Foundation. Opening reception for "The Hand and The Machine" to follow in the Sheehan Gallery.
Acclaimed Peruvian playwright Rafael Dumett conducts this workshop which provides a fun and engaging way to explore Spanish language through creative exercises.
Open to general public. No previous experience needed. Intermediate Spanish proficiency recommended.
Whitman College Presents the seventh annual Global Studies Symposium brings together panelist to discuss the following:
“Empathy beyond the Human"
Lori Gruen-Department of Philosophy, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Environmental Studies, Wesleyan University
"Coming to Terms with Life as a Supra-organism"
Peter Turnbaugh-Department of Microbiology & Immunology, G.W. Hooper Research Foundation, University of California, San...
Ryka Aoki is a writer, performer, and educator who has been honored by the California State Senate for her “extraordinary commitment to free speech and artistic expression, as well as the visibility and well-being of transgender people.”
Ryka has an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University and is the recipient of a University Award from the Academy of American Poets. Her chapbook, Sometimes Too Hot the Eye of Heaven Shines, won the...
Film Maker Lisa Gossels brings her amazing film to Whitman.
The Children of Chabannes reveals the untold story of how the people in a tiny village in unoccupied France chose action over indifference to save the lives of 400 Jewish refugee children.
A celebration of human kindness, The Children of Chabannes delivers a profound message of tolerance and the remarkable efforts made by the citizens of Chabannes, who risked their lives to protect...
The second performance in the Spring Studio Series is titled Residuo.
Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Nibia Pastrana-Santiago graduated with a BA in Dance and Women’s Studies from the University of Puerto Rico where she was a member of the dance company Hincapié directed by Cuban choreographer Petra Bravo. From 2012 to 2013 Nibia lived in Brussels, BE, where she developed her research project, Residue: Dance Making through Destruction at A.PASS.
Spanning seven years, My So-Called Enemy follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women’s leadership program called Building Bridges for Peace.
This heart and mind-opening film from Emmy Award-winning director Lisa Gossels documents how the young women’s transformative experience of knowing their “enemies” as human beings in the United States meets with the...