Topic: "Arts"

Alves Releases New Album

November 2, 2015

Alves performs with the HMC American Gamelan

Grammy-nominated music Professor Bill Alves has composed a new collection of music with the Harvey Mudd College American Gamelan, now available at MicroFest Records, Amazon, iTunes and elsewhere. Guitars & Gamelan showcases a variety of electric and acoustic guitar work over a broad collective of instruments, offering a unique blend of Eastern and Western music […]

Mayeri Promoted to Full Professor

October 5, 2015

Mayeri, Rachel self-edited

The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri be promoted to full professor. Mayeri teaches courses in humanities, art and media studies that help promote critical thinking and creative expression. In her fall […]

Mayeri Brings Ape Culture Discussion to Berlin

June 26, 2015

Rachel Mayeri

What would a cinema made for audiences of great apes look like? Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri was invited to Germany to share her artistic perspective on the subject. She will lead a guided tour at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) in Berlin on June 28, showing her experiments […]

Conceptual Art Installation Turning Heads

March 16, 2015

Kirklann Lau '16 and Alejandro Frias '14

On the ground floor in the northwest corridor of Harvey Mudd College’s Parsons Building, you’ll find an interesting, if not puzzling, piece of art titled Wall Drawing 305. The 9-by-28-foot area, filled with intersecting pencil-drawn lines, shapes, focal points and cryptic notes, is an example of “instruction-based art,” a technique employed by conceptual artists that […]

Percussion Quartet to Shake Things Up March 5

February 24, 2015

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is bringing its unique and innovative sound featuring a mix of old and new music from California’s leading composers to Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 5. The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, promises to be a highlight of HMC’s […]

Math Simplified Through Mime

February 18, 2015

Mime-matics

In connection with the spring Michael E. Moody Lecture, the husband-and-wife team of Tim and Tanya Chartier will present a free Mime show from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Harvey Mudd Shanahan Center Auditorium. In Mime-matics, the Chartiers explore mathematical ideas through the art of mime, illustrating and simplifying complex math […]

View AIDS Memorial Quilt at Harvey Mudd College

November 28, 2014

AIDS quilt at Harvey Mudd

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt—the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS—will be on view beginning Dec.1 at Harvey Mudd College. This free display of The AIDS Memorial Quilt is being hosted by Harvey Mudd and Claremont University Consortium Health Education Outreach. Visitors […]

Harvey Mudd Concert Series Begins Oct. 2

September 18, 2014

Drinkward Recital Hall

Harvey Mudd invites you to move to the music. The College’s second annual “Music at Harvey Mudd” concert series begins Thursday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m., in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall. Organized by the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, the series aims to bring a stylistically diverse variety […]

Harvey Mudd’s Annual Shakespeare Play Gets New Stage

May 20, 2014

fight scene from Romeo and Juliet

Harvey Mudd students are known for their love of science and math, so it may come as a surprise that one of the most popular courses at the College is Lit 110: Shakespeare, a class that culminates in a live stage production of one of the bard’s works. The annual Shakespeare play, a hallowed end-of-the-semester […]

Faculty Endowed Chairs Created Through Collaboration

April 11, 2014

campaign launch event

In support of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, alumni and friends have endowed two Harvey Mudd College faculty positions: one in computer science and another in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Endowed faculty positions—chairs, professorships and fellowships—are among the top priorities in the College’s ongoing $150 million comprehensive fundraising effort, which launched […]

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