Talks

Planetarium Shows

Milham Planetarium at Hopkins Observatory

February 10 - April 28, 2017

Astronomy students at the Williams College host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 pm through May 13.

Natural Media: Light, Water, and Wind

The Clark Art Institute

April 4, 2017 5:30 PM - April 4, 2017

A talk about Malian film director, Souleymane Cissé’s Finyé (1982) and Yeelen (1987).

Free Lecture: Natural Media

The Clark Art Institute

April 4, 2017 5:30 PM - April 4, 2017 6:30 PM

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.

Free Lecture: Wilderness Urbanisms

The Clark Art Institute

April 18, 2017 5:30 PM - April 18, 2017 6:30 PM

Clark Fellow Tamara Sears presents “Wilderness Urbanisms: Architecture, Landscape, and Travel in Southern Asia.”

Lecture: European Prints and Drawings

The Clark Art Institute

April 23, 2017 3:00 PM - April 23, 2017 4:00 PM

Curator Lara Yeager-Crasselt introduces the exhibition Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650.

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