Centre professors to lead post-colonial French identities trips abroad

Centre College professors Marc Démont, visiting assistant professor of French and humanities, and Christian Wood, assistant professor of French, are bridging two study abroad trips—the summer 2019 program to Tahiti for French minors and majors and the CentreTerm 2020 course in Pondichéry, India, for French and humanities students—under the title “Post-Colonial French Identities." “We want

By |2019-02-06T21:55:36+00:00February 6th, 2019|French, Humanities, News, Research, Music|

Pulitzer recipient to read prize-winning poetry collection

Class and convocation collide as Centre College hosts the 2017 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Tyehimba Jess. The event arrives as many spring humanities classes read his winning collection, Olio, offering students the opportunity to see the poet perform his work live on Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church

By |2018-05-24T19:46:47+00:00April 25th, 2018|Convocation, Psychology, Humanities, News|

Lexington’s Ann Tower Gallery to feature Judith Jia painting exhibit

Centre College Professor of Art Judith Jia will display an exhibition of oil paintings at the Ann Tower Gallery in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 16 through Nov. 13. The exhibit, "Quiet Beauty: Unassuming Objects, New Paintings by Judith Pointer Jia," features 20 elegant small paintings that “capture a specific moment in time when the light is

By |2018-07-27T19:21:56+00:00September 15th, 2016|Humanities, News, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts gives back to the community

The more than 250 student artists participating in the three-week 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) on Centre College’s campus spread out across Danville on June 24 for a Community Service Day. The rising high school sophomores and juniors taking part in the intensive summer arts residency program did good works at

By |2018-08-03T19:44:19+00:00June 29th, 2016|Languages, Drama, Humanities, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in third year at Centre

More than 250 student artists will arrive on Centre College’s campus this weekend for the 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the College’s third year hosting GSA, a statewide arts education program managed by the Kentucky Center that gathers talented rising high school sophomores and juniors from across the state for an annual

By |2018-08-08T20:07:29+00:00June 16th, 2016|Languages, Drama, Humanities, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

CentreTerm 2015: Students study the convergence of past and present in Vienna, Prague and Budapest

Associate Professor of German and Humanities Ian Wilson Though taught in destinations spanning the globe, CentreTerm courses abroad are all connected by the idea that there is no better way to learn than on location. In the case of Associate Professor of German and Humanities Ian Wilson’s course Introduction to the Cultural History

By |2015-01-09T09:12:00+00:00January 9th, 2015|French, Languages, CentreTerm, History, Humanities, News, Music|

[VIDEO] Renowned artist Lino Tagliapietra demonstrates glassmaking 'magic' at Centre College

Centre College is known for being a hub of global learning, not only because students have the opportunity to experience the world through study abroad but also because the College regularly brings world class opportunities to campus. Such is the case of internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra’s recent visit to Centre, when he returned

By |2014-11-20T11:41:32+00:00November 20th, 2014|French, Humanities, Sights & Sounds, Special Event, Studio Art|

Centre mourns Jobson Professor Emerita of English

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. in the Evans-Lively Room of Old Carnegie on the Centre campus. Centre mourns Carol Emery Bastian, who taught English and humanities at the College from 1976 to 1999. Bastian died at her home in Danville, Ky., on Sept. 16 after a long illness.

By |2014-09-19T16:53:20+00:00September 19th, 2014|English, Humanities, News|

Innovative Undergraduate Research Workshop at Centre effectively combines individual, collaborative research

Centre College broke new ground in its approach to undergraduate research with the first-ever Summer Undergraduate Research Workshop in the Humanities and Social Sciences, funded in part by a grant from the Mellon Foundation. This unique workshop, which took place August 18-29, aimed to extend students' knowledge of basic research practices and methodologies, as well as to guide

By |2014-09-04T10:05:39+00:00September 4th, 2014|French, Humanities, News, Research|

CentreTerm: Danielle La Londe explores Classical myth and modern film

The study of classical antiquity may conjure up images of dusty texts, ancient ruins and dead languages, but this January, Assistant Professor of Classics Danielle La Londe was busy breathing life into the subject with her CentreTerm course, Classical Myth and Modern Film. CentreTerm is Centre College’s three-week January term that gives students and faculty

By |2018-12-06T16:45:00+00:00January 29th, 2014|CentreTerm, Classics, Experts, Humanities, News|
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