Arts+Culture

The cover image of Listen to the Land depicts a lush Southern woodland garden with green trees, orange and blue flowers, and a small stream.
Spring 2018
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An image of the cover of Not Elegy But Eros shows an impressionistic painting of a seaside landscape in a brilliant red sunset.
Spring 2018
Nausheen Eusuf ’02 grapples with grief in her debut collection of poems, Not Elegy, But Eros. Born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Eusuf majored in computer science at Wellesley, but is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English at Boston University.More
An image of the cover of The Wedding Date shows an African-American female head and a white male head in silhouette.
Spring 2018
When Alexa Monroe gets stuck in an elevator on the way to celebrate her older sister’s promotion, she doesn’t expect to end up as the girlfriend of Drew Nichols, who’s stuck there with her.More
An image of the cover of The Amorous Heart shows heart=shaped illustrations on an antique letter.
Spring 2018
Chances are that today you clicked on a little heart icon while scrolling through your internet feeds, turning it red with meaning. The heart symbol has become ubiquitous, signifying concern, support, enjoyment, and yes, love.More
Professor Frank Bidart in the classroom.
Spring 2018
Frank Bidart, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and professor of English, has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016 . The jury called the book “a volume of…More
Professor Fran Malino
Spring 2018
Professor Fran Malino has published dozens of articles and multiple books—in English and French—about Jews living in medieval Spain, the lands of Islam, France, and Europe. This spring, the program she built from the ground up as Wellesley’s inaugural chair in Jewish Studies celebrates its 30th anniversary.More
¡Cesen Deportación! (Stop Deportation!), 1973, By Rupert García, Screen print, 18 11/16 in by 25 1/8 in
Spring 2018
Protest art demands a hearing. While other forms of art may unfold their meanings quietly, political posters shout their messages from atop banners and signposts.More
Past presidents and a founder of Ethos: Dominique Hazzard '12, Shukri Abdi '01, Debby Saintil Previna '96, Alyce Jones Lee '81, Jill Willis '73, and Francille Rusan Wilson '69.
Spring 2018
Born during the tumultuous Civil Rights era, Ethos is a source of inspiration, support, and comfort for black students on campus. As Ethos turns 50, its former leaders reflect on what the organization meant to them.More
A photo portrait of filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain '82
Spring 2018
From a brick-walled studio in Boston’s Fort Point Channel neighborhood, Tracy Heather Strain and her husband run their independent film company, the Film Posse.More
Marjorie Stoneman Douglas 2012, wearing her signature white hat, stands in front of a Wellesley banner.
Spring 2018
Marjory Stoneman Douglas, class of 1912, is posthumously serving as the backbone of a new national movement led by students that is breathing life into the nation’s gun control conversation. It’s a role she likely would have embraced.More