Faculty News

Reframing the Musical Beyond the Rue Pigalle

Faculty member Maya Cantu's essay, "Beyond the Rue Pigalle: Recovering Ada 'Bricktop' Smith as 'Muse,' Mentor, and Maker of Transatlantic Musical Theatre," has been published in the Palgrave Macmillan collection, Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity.

Gates at Mount Holyoke Hong to Judge Mount Holyoke Glascock Poetry Competition

Faculty member Anna Maria Hong will serve as a judge for the 96th annual Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition at Mount Holyoke College.

Audiobooks Hear Here

Listen up! Through their podcasts and audiobooks, Bennington alumni and faculty are sharing essential and untold stories with the world. 

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The Secret Life of Seaweed Promo The Secret Life of Seaweed

Collider Theater, a new company co-founded by Robert Murphy and Jean Randich, is dedicated to presenting work which explores the collisions of cultures. Collider has joined with HB Studio to present an EST/SLOAN Foundation commissioned play, Julie McKee's The Secret Life of Seaweed. 

Karnatic dancers Karnatic Kattaikkuttu

Faculty member Sue Rees served as the technical director for the four-city tour of Karnatic Kattaikkuttu.

Swope Music Hall A Thing is Determined by Its Nature

Technical Instructor of Lighting and Dance Production Mark O’Maley is the instigator and designer for the art installation A Thing is Determined by its Nature, a collaboration with WCU Theater & Dance Associate Professor Liz Staruch in the Knauer Gallery at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Nathan Glazer Urban Sociologist and Intellectual Nathan Glazer Dies at 95

Nathan Glazer, a former faculty member who taught from 1958-1960 at Bennington College, has died at age 95.

Mary Oliver Remembering Mary Oliver

The Bennington College community celebrates the legacy of Mary Oliver, former faculty member and prizewinning poet.

Moltedo Underwater Poetry in Translation

Faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz recently published translations of poems by the Chilean poet Ennio Moltedo and French writer Liliane Atlan in Asymptote Journal, World Literature Today, and Exchanges: Journal of Literary Translation.

Bookshelf A 2019 Field Work Term Reading List

While students embark on Field Work Term, an annual work-learning term during which students gain hands-on experience and test their classroom ideas in the world of work, Bennington faculty offer their reading recommendations to keep everyone’s intellectual juices flowing wherever they are.