Arts+Culture

Freshink
Fall 2016
Recent publications by Wellesley authors.More
The Lure of Provence
Fall 2016
Provence. Today the name conjures up visions of a magical sun-drenched region, the aroma of lavender, charming hilltop towns, colorful village markets, and a blissful quality of life. ’Twas not always so.More
Family Formation and the Law
Fall 2016
In Love’s Promises, Martha Ertman ’85 blends memoir and law to argue that contracts (along with more informal deals) facilitate the formation and sustenance of modern families, along with—in various combinations—reproductive technology, adoption, cohabitation, and marriage.More
A Millennial Coming-of-Age Story
Fall 2016
From the beginning of Vow of Celibacy by Erin Judge ’02, it’s clear that her protagonist is different from most of the young women portrayed on the TV shows and movies that are touchstones of the millennial generation—she’s neither straight nor skinny, and she’s certainly not aimless.More
Tell Me a Story
Fall 2016
When Molly Bang ’65 was a Wellesley student, the idea of becoming a children’s author and illustrator seemed about as achievable as growing a magical beanstalk. But that’s exactly what she did.More
Doris Holmes Eyges
Summer 2016
Doris Holmes Eyges, lecturer emerita of English, died on Feb. 16 at the Brookhaven retirement community, in Lexington, Mass., where she had lived since 2007. She was 95. Doris was a class dean at Wellesley…More
The Intersection of Medieval and Modern
Summer 2016
Since Cord Whitaker’s childhood, growing up in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, and throughout his scholarship on African-American literature, medieval literature, and religion, he has been studying how the Middle Ages helped produce our understanding of race today.More
Mosaic On the Move
Summer 2016
Question: How do you move a fifth-century mosaic that weighs more than four tons? Answer: Verrrrrry carefully, with a lot of engineering know-how.More
Drawn Into Madness
Summer 2016
Did she fall, was she pushed, or did she jump? These are the questions that arise from this dramatic lithograph, Mort d’Ophélie (Death of Ophelia), by French painter and printmaker Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863).More
Dispatches From The Future
Summer 2016
Corinne Whitaker ’56 envisioned computer-designed sculpture well before 3-D printers arrived to revolutionize industrial production and titillate home hobbyists.More