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Professor Robin Blaetz in the Williston Library reading room
Mount Holyoke College’s Robin Blaetz discusses Joan of Arc through the ages on a BBC podcast
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.
Thanks a generous grant, MHC’s new MEDIAL Project is integrating arts and technology and giving students resources to create, exhibit and perform.
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Olabode Omojola, professor of African music at MHC, is the lead organizer for the African Cinema Symposium and Festival.
Discussing Motion Control
Film studies students explore motion-controlled videography in the MHC Makerspace.
Photo of Hannah Goodwin
“Just when I’m settling into a particular conviction, a student will say something that opens up a whole new way of seeing things.”
This is a graphic of Africa.
The African cinema festival, a first in Western Massachusetts, will showcase films from the continent that span countries, decades and genres.
Elizabeth Holloway Marston, Mount Holyoke class of 1915, was one of the inspirations for Wonder Woman.
Wonder Woman smashes the superhero glass ceiling in more ways than one, says film studies professor Robin Blaetz.
Ajay Sinha, Mount Holyoke College
Films, one of India’s many rich artistic traditions, are far more sophisticated, creative, and self-aware than the “Bollywood” moniker implies.
Chloé Zhao ’05
“The Rider,” a film by Chloé Zhao ’05, won the Art Cinema Award, the top prize at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.
Digital arts in action: Younghoo Cho ’19 took Acoustic Ecology and Sonic Art, taught by music professor Thomas Ciufo, in the new digital music lab in Pratt Hall last fall.
A speaker series from the new Digital Arts Initiative brings world-class scholars and artists to campus to discuss how arts and technology interact.