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Author of “The Donkey Elegies,” Nickole Brown

Green Drawing Room, Main
Brown is the author of The Donkey Elegies (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2020); Fanny Says (BOA Editions, 2015), a biography in poems about Brown’s grandmother, which won the Weatherford Award for Appalachian Poetry; and Sister (Sibling Rivalry Press), which was first published in 2007 and reissued in 2018. To Those Who Were Our First Gods, a chapbook of nine poems published by Rattle, won the 2018 Rattle Prize. With Jessica Jacobs, she cowrote Write It! 100 Po […]

Continuing Art Exhibitions

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Learning to Look: An Artist’s Perspective, through March 17 African American Quilts from the Collection of Carolyn Mazloomi, through April 14 2024 Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence Ying Li: Blossoms in a Sudden Strangeness III, through April 14 Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12-5 pm, Thursday 12-8 pm (closed Mondays) www.hollins.edu/museum […]

Nationally Known Psychologist and Author to Discuss “Hope in a Time of Monsters”

Babcock Auditorium, Dana Science Building
Professor and education expert Sarah Rose Cavanagh, author of the new book Mind Over Monsters: Supporting Youth Mental Health with Compassionate Challenge, will speak in Hollins University’s Babcock Auditorium on Monday, March 4, at 9 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Cavanagh is the senior associate director for teaching and learning at Simmons University, where she also teaches in the psychology department as an associate professor of practice. Her research considers […]

Author of “Path to Grace: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement,” Ethel Morgan Smith M.A. ’90

Hollins Room, Wyndham Robertson Library 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA, United States
Smith is the author of three books: Path to Grace: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement (University Press of Mississippi 2023), Reflections of the Other: Being Black in Germany (CreateSpace 2012), and From Whence Cometh My Help: The African American Community at Hollins College (University of Missouri Press 2000). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Green Mountains Review, Callaloo, STIR Journal, African American Review […]

Student Thesis Staged Reading: “Our Family in the Stars”

Hollins Theatre
Our Family in the Stars by Viktor Oler ’24 A Student Thesis Staged Reading Directed by Faolan Timm ’25
  • When: March 7 and 9 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Hollins Theatre Main Stage
  • What: A student-written and directed production of Our Family in the Stars by Viktor Oler. When Olive decides to leave their home, they sneak onto Captain Alexander’s ship, a pirat […]

Student Thesis Staged Reading: “CORPS”

Hollins Theatre
CORPS (a cannibalistic ballet in two-acts) by Aves Lewis ’24 A Student Thesis Staged Reading
  • When: March 8 at 7:30 pm and March 9 at 2 pm
  • Where: Hollins Theatre Main Stage
  • What: Joan Woods is a first-year student at Briar Lake University in the ballet B.F.A. program under Miss Alma, a world renowned ballerina and teacher who Joan is hoping will take her under her wing. But when Joan starts to de […]

UVA Glee Club and Hollins Choir Concert

duPont Chapel
The Hollins combined choirs are joined by the UVA Glee Club and the Valley Chamber Orchestra to present Haydn’s Te Deum. A fantastic opportunity to hear an entire community of musicians working together—you don’t want to miss it! […]

Student Recital

Talmadge Recital Hall, Bradley
Come support our students as they perform for family and friends. […]

Conversations: Visiting Dance Artist Series with Todd Rhoades

Botetourt Reading Room 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA, United States
Visiting guest artist and teacher Todd Rhoades will be in conversation with Dance Department Chair Jeffery Bullock about the current state of dance and contemporary culture. Thursday, March 14, 6 – 7 pm, Botetourt Reading Room Thursday, April 11, 6 – 7 pm, Botetourt Reading Room […]

Continuing Art Exhibitions

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
African American Quilts from the Collection of Carolyn Mazloomi, through April 14 2024 Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence Ying Li: Blossoms in a Sudden Strangeness III, through April 14 Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12-5 pm, Thursday 12-8 pm (closed Mondays) www.hollins.edu/museum […]

Classics Symposium: Echoes of Empire: New Approaches to Imperial Strategies in the Ancient Mediterranean

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Reception in the lobby following each lecture 2-3 pm Sea Empires and Coastal Connectivity in the Third Century BCE Mediterranean Presented by Melanie Godsey, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures 3:15-4:15 pm The Toxic Ties that Bind: Empire as the Art of Bullying and North Africa in the Second and First Centuries BCE