Arts & Humanities



January 3, 2019

Using Mind Tricks To Remember Ulysses

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

By Josh Cox ’18

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.

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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.

September 10, 2018

Constructing Gender

A Reed theatre class explores the relationship between gender and performance—on stage and off.

August 31, 2018

Gilgamesh Greets Class of ’22

Expanded Hum 110 syllabus kicks off with Mesopotamian epic.

June 15, 2018

Renowned Authors Read at Reed

Reed hosts Tin House workshop in July.

June 12, 2018

Reedies Flourish With Fulbrights

Bumper crop of Reed grads win Fulbright fellowships.

June 7, 2018

Reed Receives $1 Million Grant for New Hum 110

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, staunch defender of the humanities, supports the expansion of the Hum 110 curriculum.