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Polites Recognizes the Power of Place

An interview with Literary Arts and Studies faculty member Taylor Polites, who encourages students to engage with Providence’s rich history and diverse community.

Nottage Knows the World’s a Stage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage speaks to students about the reach, resonance and responsibility of art in the Trump era.

A Call for Creative Activism

During a visit to campus in mid April, poet and indigenous rights activist Allison Adelle Hedge Coke inspired students to address urgent social and environmental issues.

Visualizing the Environment through Comics

For a new class in Literary Arts and Studies, students are exploring—and making—sequential art that challenges how we understand the natural world.

New Grad Programs Address 21st-Century Needs

Beginning in fall 2018, students in two new graduate programs in Liberal Arts will grapple with the complexities of globalization and urgent ecological challenges.

Bervin’s Nanoscale Ode to the Silkworm

Poet Jen Bervin explores the intersection of text and textiles in Silk Poems, just published this fall after seven years of research.

Multidisciplinary Convergences

Sculpture major Charlie Ehrenfried 18 SC is pursuing two Liberal Arts concentrations as he makes informed 3D work about identity and culture.

Making a Show from Scratch

From acting to making music, costumes and artwork, students in this year’s Theater Production Workshop are going all out to bring an original performance to life this week.

Balancing Act

Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.