Faculty News

cover of threat bennington review issue three Praise for "Threat"

NewPages.com glowingly reviewed issue three of Bennington Review, calling it "an incredibly strong issue put forth by an excellent journal."

oil tankers parked on train tracks in north bennington Context and Concerns

The Bennington Banner published an op-ed by faculty member and Associate Director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Action David Bond, which gave context and concerns to the subject of the oil train now parked near residential areas in North Bennington. 

David Bond The Environment as a Political Category

Faculty member and associate director of Bennington’s Center for the Advancement of Public Action, David Bond, was profiled by the New School for Social Research, where he received his PhD in anthropology, for his work studying “the history of our present.”

Phillip Williams Williams Reads at Princeton

Visiting literature faculty member and poet Phillip Williams will read from his work at Labyrinth Books in Princeton, NJ, on Friday, November 10 as part of Princeton University's C. K. Williams Reading Series.

Bennington Writing Seminars logo and add. Writing Seminars Welcomes New Faculty

Four new faculty members will join the Bennington Writing Seminars for the January residency: Claire Vaye Watkins in Fiction, Jenny Boully and Doug Bauer in Nonfiction, and Safiya Sinclair in Poetry. In addition, we’ll welcome visiting faculty members Monica Youn in Poetry and Wayne Koestenbaum in Nonfiction/Poetry. 

a scene from the importance of being earnest Rave Review for Randich

A review in the Hartford Courant of Jean Randich's "The Importance of Being Earnest" highly praised the Connecticut Rep production. 

Astro Poets Astro Poets

Since creating the viral Twitter account "Astro Poets," which aims to change the way the Internet sees the zodiac, visiting literature faculty member Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky have amassed a collection of more than 194,000 Twitter followers, a monthly advice column for WMagazine and, as they recently announced, a new book deal.

Image of new yorker logo "The Poetry of Death"

The New Yorker online featured a piece by award-winning poet Donald Hall, MFA Writer-in-Residence, called "The Poetry of Death."

The Importance of Being Earnest Randich Takes on Wilde

Drama faculty member Jean Randich will direct Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest to open the Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s 2017-18 season.

Cultural Anthropology The Rise of Trumpism

An online forum of scholarly essays co-edited by faculty member David Bond examines the stark social divides being exposed with Donald Trump’s contentious rise to power.