May Readings in the Writing Center

The RISD Writing Center and Literary Arts & Studies have been uniting to bring you a series of faculty readings. This collaboration provides a rare…

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Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings

LAS lecturer, Jennifer Horan, organized the successful “Poems to Play: A Night of Lyrical Stagings” on Saturday April 26th in the Old Library.  This event,…

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A Poet, His Translator, and His Paintings

On April 7, the department hosted a bilingual reading from a newly translated collection of prose poems by Grzegorz Wróblewski, a painter and one of…

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MLK WEEK AT RISD: JUVENILE IN JUSTICE

Jonathan Highfield moderated a lunch discussion between Richard Ross and a group of students. Ross, a photographer and professor at UCLA, was on campus as…

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DIALOGUE ACROSS THE DIASPORA & UNEARTHING LEGACY

“Dialogue Across the Diaspora: Haiti, South Africa, Art, and Narratives of Resistance” was a Fall 2013 Liberal Arts course, cross-listed in History of Art and…

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Sophie Loubere 13 IL Co-Founds Theme-Based Online Magazine

After graduating from RISD with a degree in Illustration in 2013, Sophie Loubere put her interests in publishing and art direction to use by co-founding…

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Janet Wright Sullivan and George Sullivan Memorial Poetry Collection Fund Now Available

Director of Library Services, Carol Terry, recently made the following announcement to the RISD community: “I’m pleased to let you know that The Janet Wright…

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Work of LAS Concentrator Alumnus Appears in the NY Times

2007 Illustration alumnus and LAS concentrator, Wesley Allsbrook, has work featured in today’s New York Times.

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LAS Faculty Sabbatical Presentations

On Wednesday, November 6th and Thursday, November 7th three Literary Arts and Studies faculty members will be giving sabbatical presentations in the Tap Room. Please…

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Alexia Kosmider’s “TransJourney”

Alexia Kosmider recently completed the production of her new documentary, TransJourney.  This film explores the lives of three women: Annabelle, a newly transitioned woman, her…

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