New Cosby Chair Infuses Anthropology Into Performance Art


World-renowned theater director, choreographer, and producer Aku Kadogo has enthusiastically embraced Spelman College as the William and Camille Cosby Endowed Professor in the Arts for the 2014-2015 academic year. Born and raised in Detroit, Kadogo has lived and worked in different countries, including Korea and Australia. However, before Kadogo … [Read more...]

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Community to Participate in Spelman's Presidential Search In its national search to identify its 10th president, Spelman College is encouraging the community to participate in the process. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Presidential Search Committee will host listening sessions for students, faculty, staff and alumnae. An opportunity for … [Read more...]

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Ten Years of Creating Moving Images The Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon is celebrating a decade of interactive creativity. The program has been a catalyst encouraging students to explore interests, satisfy curiosities, and create documentaries about homelessness, women of color in the military, foster parenting, activism, surviving … [Read more...]

Women’s Tech Fest Expands Digital Diversity

From left to right: Sabrina Harvey, Kimberly Bryant, Ayoka and Ashia Sims.

The Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival is based on three pillars: interact, inspire and educate. The second annual conference, geared toward women of color who are digital content creators, will return to Spelman College Nov. 9, 2013. This year’s theme will explore “digital citizenship” and how engagement in the digital sphere has … [Read more...]

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Spelman Cross Country Team Wins Championship Spelman’s cross country team was recently recognized as the 2012 Great South Athletic Conference Champions.  Led by “Coach of the Year” Lisa Tillery, the team consists of eight members.  Recently, Jaguars Kamilia Nemcova, C’2016, and Heather Smith, C’2016, were awarded All-Conference honors.  Smith … [Read more...]

Faculty Immerse Themselves in Education Technology

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“New to technology in teaching? No problem. Neophyte is better than nophyte,” Kathleen Phillips-Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the history department, tweeted during Spelman College’s biannual Faculty Institute. This semester’s Faculty Institute completely immersed the College’s academic staff  in education technology to ensure no … [Read more...]

Digital Showcase: Black Female Superhero Solves Social Issues

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What would happen if the societal issues affecting women put other planets at risk? Well, of course, HER, a Black female superhero, would swoop in with a plan to save the universe. HER is central to HERadventure, a science fiction-based, multimedia platform project that interweaves virtual worlds, digital  and social media to create a gaming and … [Read more...]

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Mario Van Peebles Previews His New Film at Spelman Director and actor Mario Van Peebles stopped by Spelman Nov. 10 to engage with students about the film industry and his new movie, “We the Party.” Also students in the English class of professor Tarshia Stanley, heard from several actors in the film, including Peebles' daughter Maya and son … [Read more...]