Arts+Culture

Stories in Motion
Summer 2019
If you came to sit quietly for two hours, you came to the wrong place. The performers at the 17th annual Latinx Culture show had too much energy to keep it contained on stage.More
A photo of Susan Genco '88 standing in a modern, white-walled room
Spring 2019
Susan Genco ’88, copresident of Azoff MSG Entertainment in Los Angeles, which manages artists such as Gwen Stefani and Maroon 5, says that as unlikely as it seems, her long-standing career as a music executive began in Schneider.More
A photo of Mee See Loong '72, wearing black, with red-framed eyeglasses and a dramatic red ring on her hand.
Spring 2019
As a young student in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in the 1960s, Mee-Seen Loong ’72 didn’t know a career in art was possible. It was during her first year at Wellesley that her advisor suggested she take Art History 101, and her life’s course was forever altered.More
A member of the Austin Wellesley Club uses her phone to snap a selfie during a tour of artists' studios the club enjoyed.
Spring 2019
On a cold, rainy afternoon last November in the Texas capital, alumnae from the Austin Wellesley Club enjoyed a visit to the Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour.More
The cover image of Patriotism Black and White depicts an American flag draped over a white marble tombstone.
Spring 2019
At Wellesley, Nichole Phillips ’93 was a biochem major with her sights set on medical school. Today, she is assistant professor of sociology, religion, and culture at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Her new book, Patriotism Black and White reflects on her ethnographic research among black and white evangelicals in West Tennessee.More
The cover of New York Splendor by Wendy Moonan '68 depicts a sumptuous New York City living room with velvet furnishings and blue and gold wallpaper.
Spring 2019
Weighing in at 4½ pounds, New York Splendor , by Wendy Moonan ’68, tempts for its appeal as a photo survey of rooms realized between 1970 and 2008 that present a history of New York residential spaces that, as Moonan writes, “elicit gasps of pleasure and surprise.”More
The cover of Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning is all type, set in black letters fading to blue.
Spring 2019
In her new book, Victoria Shorr ’71 retells the lives of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc. But this book, as the title Midnight suggests, has a special twist, as Shorr focuses on these women at what she calls “the hour of reckoning.”More
Kera Washington '93 sits among the African drums that Yanvalou members play.
Spring 2019
Kera Washington ’93 didn’t come to Wellesley for music—but music captured her. Washington is a music teacher in the Boston Public Schools and the director of the College’s Yanvalou Dance & Drum Ensemble. She’s also its founder.More
Kay Lehman Schlozman ’68
Spring 2019
For decades, when Kay Lehman Schlozman ’68 teaches political parties and elections she tells her students, “We’re going to deal with political matters, and we’re going do it civilly,” she says. During her long tenure at Boston College—and her two semesters at Wellesley this year as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Science—those rules have held up.More
A portrait of Kyiah Ashton ’19, who uses the prounouns she/they, which was featured in an exhibit of student photography during Trans Awareness Week on campus.
Spring 2019
For a week in March, the faces of trans and nonbinary students gazed down from the walls of the Jewett hallway gallery—rich, beautiful portraits captured by fellow students, captioned with names and the pronouns the subjects use.More