Faculty News

Photo of Brian Michael Murphy Murphy Receives NEH Summer Stipend

Brian Michael Murphy has been awarded a $6,000 summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Guggenheim logo Bennington Faculty and Alumni Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Faculty member J Blackwell ’95, Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Jenny Boully, past BWS commencement speaker Garth Greenwell, and Helen Mirra '91 are recipients of the prestigious 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Image of face masks MacPike's Masks for Bennington Students

Technical Instructor in Costume Production Richard MacPike is constructing face masks for Bennington students remaining on campus. Learn how to make your own.

NEA logo Feitlowitz Receives National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that Marguerite Feitlowitz will receive a Literature Translation Fellowship of $12,500. This Fellowship will support the translation into English of two books  by Chilean poet Ennio Moltedo.

Bookshelf A 2020 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 and staff offer their reading recommendations to keep everyone’s intellectual juices flowing wherever they are.

Photo of blue book shelf Giménez Smith Finalist for National Book Award

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Carmen Giménez Smith is a finalist for the 2019 National Book Awards in Poetry.

Photo of book cover Sustainable Printmaking

Technical Instructor in Printmaking Corinne Rhodes recently published her new instruction book, Non-toxic Century Plate Lithography Part 1, through Blurb Books.

Jenny Rohn onstage in Dark Room Rohn Wins 2019 Elliot Norton Award

Faculty member Jennifer Rohn has won the Boston Theater Critics Association’s Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress, Small or Fringe Theater, for her performance in Dark Room.

Image of three women at kitchen table PROGRESSO, PROGRESO, PROGRESS, PROGRÈS

In Entropy Mag, faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz shares a personal perspective on writing and literary translation. 

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.