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First-ever GSAS lecture series welcomes Dr. Hartmut Koenitz, HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands

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A staged reading of Quiero Volver will be performed on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College. This performance is free and open to the public, and sponsored by Holyoke Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Northampton Community Television. 

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Dr. Heather Dewy-Hagborg (ARTS PhD 2016) on the cover of Leonardo Journal, with a top ranked Rensselaer PhD abstract!

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The EPA Summit is cross-disciplinary gathering bringing together artists, thinkers, scientists and others in the fields of urban ecology, art, dance, movement and performance to explore the possibility of embodied research, and the value of urban weeds as collaborators, guides and mentors. Co-hosted by Catherine Grau, Arts PhD student Ellie Irons, andrea haenggi, Christopher Kennedy, and the plants of 1067 Pacific Street.

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Fall 2017 auditions will be held in West Hall room 206

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Events

iEAR Presents! Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski presents his first feature-length film, "Quest," with producer Sabrina S. Gordon.

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12180
December 9, 2017 7:00 PM

The documentary is a moving portrait of a North Philadelphia working class family over the span of 10 years. Olshefski’s intimate style emphasizes the beautiful complexity of relationships, and how an American family goes about healing and persevering. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival.

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iEAR Presents! SINNER in MECCA with filmmaker and author Parvz Sharma

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave. Troy NY 12181
November 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Sharma’s documentaries and writing dissect the complicated intersection of faith and sexuality, confronting the taboo topic of his gay and Muslim identities. Sharma has worked as advocate and activist for the LGBT community: his work gives voice to communities where “the silence was strongest.”

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Lecture: Cosima Herter

West Hall 214
November 13, 2017 2:00 PM

Cosima Herter will be informally presenting about her participation in the creation of the popular television series Orphan Black.

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