The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, a hard-hitting
documentary about the recent failed coup in Venezuela,
will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.
in the F.W. Olin
Prof. Daniel Mosquera will lead
The film is the next is this
year's series, “12 Windows: Encountering Culture Through Film.”
The next film in the series is Buena Vista Social Club (Prof. Tim
Olsen) Wim Wender's music-filled documentary about aging
Cuban greats on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m.
in Reamer Campus Center Auditorium.
The 12 Windows series, organized
by the Hobart and William
Smith and Union College's
Partnership for Global Education, asks faculty and staff to present films that
serve as “windows” into cultures seldom represented in mainstream media
or entertainment. The goal is to present a wide survey of a varied human
geography. For more information and links to film reviews, please see the PGE
web page at http://academic.hws.edu/pge/12windows.html.
Heavenly Voices, the Union
College gospel choir, will host a
concert with other local and regional gospel ensembles on Saturday, Feb. 28,
from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel at Union
The program is free and open to
Other choirs planning to perform
include the NBC Chorale and the choir of the Duryee African Methodist Episcopal
Zion Church of Schenectady, the choir of the Metropolitan Baptist Church of
Albany, and the Thomas Robinson Chorale of Springfield,
The evening also will include a
talk on gospel music by Union Prof. Deidre Butler and a praise dance by Union
A reception will follow in Old
professor of music, has released two songs on CD – “So Much Beauty” (www.elmgroveproductions.com). They
are sung by soprano Janeanne Houston accompanied by oboist Shannon
Spicciati. “Wings of the Grasses” was composed in
March 2003 for “A Garland for Presteigne,” a compilation of songs celebrating
the 21st anniversary of the Presteigne Festival in Wales. It was written as a companion piece to “A Girl's Song to
Her Mother.” The words of both songs were written for the composer by
Welsh poet, Menna Elfyn. The CD release concert took place at Pacific Lutheran
University on Feb. 22.
professor of English, has new poems forthcoming in Lake Effect, The Paris Review, Salmagundi, Southern Indiana Review, Western Humanities Review, and The Yale Review.
Chauncey Winters Research Professor of Political Science, recently published
“Resisting Putin's Federal Reforms on the Legal Front,”
as the lead article in a special issue on legal reform” in Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization
(Vol.11, No. 3). Also at the National Slavic Conference held in Toronto in
November, he made a presentation on anti-Americanism in Russia, served as
commentator on a constitutional law panel, and presented a paper on Russian
constitutional politics during the 1990s at the Russian and East European
Institute of the University of Toronto.