Nalini Ramanathan



Editors' Note

For some, the word “patriotism” elicits strong emotions. It can be part of one’s gratitude for all they have been given, or a set of memories from childhood, or a set of traditions.


Zenovia Toloudi's "Silo(e)scapes" is art and architecture

At Diplareios School in Athens, Greece is studio art professor Zenovia Toloudi’s project “Silo(e)scapes,” which is part of the exhibition “Tomorrows: Urban Fictions for Possible Futures,” and is meant to serve as both an art installation and an architectural model.


Alumnus Q&A: The Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr '80

As a former film evaluator for HBO, author of “The 50 Movie Starter Kit: What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You’re Talking About,” and former chief video critic for Entertainment Weekly, Ty Burr ’80 is a prominent player in the world of film criticism.


‘Intimate Apparel’ predominantly features actors of color

With simple Edwardian-style furniture strewn across the stage and plain white linen sheets hung to dry on laundry lines by the rafters and a multicultural patchwork quilt in the background, the set of “Intimate Apparel” (2003), like the play itself, breaks from the typical perceptions of a period piece.

Dress rehearsal of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf in Hanover, New Hampshire on Thursday, May 12, 2016. 

Copyright 2016 Rob Strong


‘for colored girls’ brings women of color to center stage

As the pop tunes stop playing and the lights begin to dim, seven women walk slowly onto the stage from all corners of the Bentley Auditorium, distinguishing themselves from the crowds they mingled with just moments before. Plants and scattered marble tiles that become increasingly strewn at the stage’s far reaches surround a porcelain bathtub. The audience encircles the raised black platform on all four sides, allowing the members to view each other’s reactions throughout the performance. As the actresses move between the edges of the auditorium and its center, all are pulled into the narrative, while equally reminded of the larger implications of the work, still relevant despite being 40 years old, as a reflection of women of color’s experiences today both at Dartmouth and in the world.

Many students and faculty members attended the opening reception of the studio art department’s senior majors exhibition.


Studio art majors reveal eye-catching works in culminating show

Crowds filled the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries in the Hopkins Center, fueled by snacks, fine wine and punch on Tuesday as 12 senior studio art majors experienced their first taste of life as working artists at the opening reception for their senior majors exhibition.


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