Astronomy students at the Williams College host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 pm through May 13.
Interviews with local authors that are broadcast on WilliNet-TV and at willinet.org.
A talk about Malian film director, Souleymane Cissé’s Finyé (1982) and Yeelen (1987).
Cissé’s un-commonsense proposition about “new” mediums is that they are both reducible to natural media and arbitrarily connected to language. This relieves his films from the burden of primitivism, as they begin with the notion that nothing is natural, least of all representations of Africa.
Clark Fellow Tamara Sears presents “Wilderness Urbanisms: Architecture, Landscape, and Travel in Southern Asia.”
Curator Lara Yeager-Crasselt introduces the exhibition Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650.
Professor Mary Roberts reconsiders the role of Islamic art in this semi-public interior.