Dance Teaches Us About Ourselves and Our Capabilities
At the Nov. 2 Common Hour, the Thursday community discussion held each week classes are in session, Associate Professor of Dance Pamela Vail said the art form of movement is a form of knowledge.
"The body has wisdom, the body has intelligence," the practicing choreographer said. "The whole body processes, experiences and expresses knowledge, from political to abstract; social to sensual. It is more than just a vehicle that carries us through the world."
Vail was accompanied by Assistant Professor of Dance Jennifer Conley, a former member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, who introduced dance selections created by the likes of Graham and Isadore Duncan and performed by a group of Franklin & Marshall students.
Please view a gallery of their performances:
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Bank Prize Winner Ponders Love and Language
Inspiration is a great place to begin writing a story — but not enough to sustain it. Writer Camille Acker delivered insightful advice at a March 23 craft talk and selected Franklin & Marshall junior Grace Celi, an English major and dance minor, as the winner of this year's Jerome Irving Bank Memorial Short Story Prize.
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Campus Musical Brings the Big Stage Outside
It was only fitting that Franklin & Marshall College's Go-Go themed musical commenced with "We Got The Beat." The cast of "Head Over Heels" certainly didn't miss one, despite a pandemic-disrupted rehearsal process. Student performers successfully delivered the first outdoor performance ever staged at the Winter Visual Arts Center over True Blue Weekend.