Arts & Humanities



March 22, 2019

Performing Arts Profs on Paper

Six performing arts faculty publish books.

By Katie Pelletier ’03

March 20, 2019

Art Major Wins Watson Fellowship

Rose Driver ’19 will travel the globe studying comics and community among the artists who create them.


March 15, 2019

Invasion of the Zines

Hauser Library launches “Zine Library” to incorporate new voices into its special collections.


March 12, 2019

Hum 110 Turns Its Lens On Mexico City

First-year students examine the metropolis from its foundation to the Zapatista protests of the 1990s.


March 1, 2019

David Schiff, Composer

Reed celebrates the musical legacy of Prof. David Schiff with three concerts.

February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

Prof. Minh Tran stages his first major performance in eight years.

February 4, 2019

The Pyramid Conspiracy

What's behind the rise of pseudoarchaeology—and why should we care?

January 3, 2019

Using Mind Tricks To Remember Ulysses

Comp-lit major will exploit ancient mnemonic device to memorize passages from Joyce’s masterpiece.

December 6, 2018

The Power of the Spirit

Prof. Mark Burford examines the tension between devotion and emotion in a new book on gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.

November 29, 2018

The Voice of Prophecy

Vox Sibyla concert features music inspired by female prophets—literal and metaphorical.

November 16, 2018

RAW Sensation

Reed Arts Week wants you to use your senses—all of them.

November 15, 2018

Art Show Focuses on Refugee Crisis

Gulalhi, a solo exhibition by Stephanie Gervais ’09, opens at the Cooley Gallery.

October 22, 2018

Student Wins National Writing Award

Excellence in Interdisciplinary Writing Award given to MALS student Meg Cook.

October 4, 2018

Listening to Aretha Franklin

The standard narrative of her career overlooks an important dimension of her artistic accomplishment.