Nov/Dec 2014 Newsletter

The latest edition of the Townsend newsletter is online or available in our office.

On Exhibit

HARD WORDS: Memory & Death in the Wild West

August 25, 2014 - February 20, 2015

HARD WORDS by artist Peter Koch features hand-set lead and wood type prints assembled from re-configured photographs, historical documents, manuscript journals, and old newspaper engravings, accompanied by short legends.

Alberto Manguel, Writer

Tongue-Tied: The Prince of Sansevero and the Secret Language of the Incas
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 | 5:30 pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Alberto Manguel is known both for his scholarly works, such as The Library at Night, and for his works of fiction, including the novel News for a Foreign Country Came.

Spring Semester Preview

Jane Taylor, Una's Lecturer

April 2015

Jane Taylor holds the Wole Soyinka Chair of Drama and Theatre Studies at Leeds University and has worked extensively in creative arts and literary and cultural scholarship. She will be in residence March 31 - May 3, 2015 offering a public lecture and a five-week graduate seminar.


Townsend Blog

December 17, 2014
Image of Nelson Mandela

Catherine Cole (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) and Gillian Hart (Geography) preview an exciting and timely series of events on campus this spring.

November 20, 2014
Internet Map

Rochelle Terman explains the "net neutrality" debate.

November 03, 2014
Red Queen from Through the Looking Glass, a very red queen

Eelco Runia takes a fresh look at cultural evolution.