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YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—Sept 5, 2014— The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College presents Disappearing Acts, an official 2014 FOTOFOCUS Biennial exhibition venue, opening September 5, 2014 and running through November 14, 2014. Co-curated by Charles Fairbanks and Jennifer Wenker, Disappearing Acts brings together for the first time the works of filmmaker Basma Alsharif (Palestine/USA) and photographer Eric William Carroll (USA).
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—September 2, 2014—Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced this month the appointment of Lori Collins-Hall, Ph.D., as the College’s new vice president of academic affairs.
Collins-Hall assumes the position previously held by Hassan Rahmanian, Ph.D., who was recently named Antioch’s new dean of global education and presidential professor of political economy.
Public Radio station WYSO is pleased to announce that it's been awarded a second “Signature Grant” for $50,000 from Dayton Power and Light Foundation to continue local economics and business reporting. WYSO used its first grant in 2013 to expand our newsroom capacity, including hiring Lewis Wallace as Economics and Business Reporter. Wallace came to WYSO from WBEZ in Chicago. Since his arrival, he has filed nearly daily stories and created innovative new programs like WYSO Curious?
The weekend of August 22-24, 2014, seven black women artists will premiere new work in the Experiments in Joy Festival as part of “Call & Response,” a dynamic of black women and performance at Antioch College.
David Adams Case, of Yellow Springs, died peacefully on Aug. 3, 2014. He was 92.
David was born in Rochester, N.Y., on March 31, 1922, and lived most of his youth on Staten Island, N.Y. He learned to sail on Conesus Lake in western New York at the family summer home, and spent his teenage years refining and racing his small sloop, the “Bubble,” on New York Harbor. He crewed on the second-place winner in the North American Junior Championships and with that came as close as he ever would to qualifying for the America’s Cup race.
Hannah H. Kim is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was awarded the Schupes Prize for Excellence in Fiction. She was fiction editor of The Iowa Review and has been published in Vice Magazine and the Korea Daily. She has lived and worked in South Korea, and was a writer-in-residence at Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. She is from Los Angeles.
She will be teaching:
Lit 250: Creative Writing I
Lit 251: Expository Writing I
Warren G. Bennis in 2012.
Credit Phil Channing / University of Southern California
On July 20, 2014, five Antioch students performed “Sweep” with Wura-Natasha Ogunji, a visiting artist in the “Call & Response” dynamic of black women and performance, organized by Gabrielle Civil, associate professor of performance .
Students Ciana Ayenu '17, Hannah Priscilla Craig '17, IdaLease Cummings '16, Nzinga Ashley Jones '16 and Noella Nzishura '16 carried vessels of earth on their heads and poured it in the center of the Antioch campus with the earth and their bodies.
On the evening of Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. EDT, Antioch College hosted a phone cast event live with President Mark Roosevelt. In our largest teleconference ever, we discussed the latest accreditation news and campus updates. Throughout the call, participants had the opportunity to ask questions, hear more and share feedback.