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February 4, 2022


N’Kosi Barber, left, who visited the Alfred University campus this week as part of the School of Art and Design’s Black Glass Artist Series, works to craft a piece of glass art with student Adeye Jean-Baptist in the hot glass shop in Harder Hall. Adeye proposed the Black Glass Artist Series and organized support to make it a reality. Each week in February, visiting artists will lead workshops and give public talks about their work.

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SaraBeth Post to present in Alfred University School of Art and Design Black Glass Artist Series

SaraBeth Post will be visiting the Alfred University campus the week of Feb. 7 as part of the School of Art and Design’s Black Glass Artist Series.


Riley Lecture to review work of Alfred University alumna, author Elizabeth C. Wright

Alfred University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 pm, will host a Zoom lecture by Emily E. VanDette, professor of English at SUNY Fredonia, on the work of Alfred University alumna Elizabeth C. Wright, the first woman in the United States to publish a book-length treatise on nature, Lichen Tufts: From the Alleghenies.


Bergren Forum to review earthquakes, other natural hazards

Jessica Domino, visiting assistant professor of geology, will present the Thursday, Feb. 10, Bergren Forum: Shake and Bake: How Natural Hazards Help Us Understand Earth.


Multi-media artist Roberto Visani to give talk Feb. 9 as part of Wednesday Artists’ Speaker Series

The Weekly Wednesday Artists' Speaker Series at Alfred University continues on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in Holmes Theater, Harder Hall, with a lecture by Roberto Visani, a Brooklyn, NY-based multi-media artist whose work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad.


2019 Prague Quadrennial USA Exhibition on display in Miller Theater

Alfred University’s Miller Theater is hosting the 2019 Prague Quadrennial USA Exhibition, a collection of some of the finest artistic achievement presented in the United States between 2015 and 2019. The exhibit appears in the Miller Theater Scenography Gallery, located on the first floor of the Miller Theater.


Eleventh East Meets West Virtual Concert and Forum: Feb.15, 8 pm

The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) will present the next East Meets West Concert and Discussion at 8 pm Tuesday, Feb. 15: How Western Music Came to China, and How Chinese Music was Introduced to the Western World.


Alfred University alumnx Sondra Perry ’12 chosen to participate in 2022 Venice Biennale

Alfred University alumnx Sondra Perry ’12 has been selected to participate in the 2022 Venice Biennale.

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