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Theatre Class 'Cooks Up' Bicultural Thanksgiving

Brittney DeShano with green bean casserole
A treat for the eyesif not for the tongueshows the creative talents of students in Amber Cook's Theatrical Prop and Costume Craft class. Their Thanksgiving Banquet installation, created from a class assignment, is on display through the end of the semester in front of Herrick Theatre.

Albion Professor Co-Creates Online Human Rights Resource

Carrie Booth Walling
Scholars, teachers, and activists concerned with human rights have a valuable new resource, thanks to Albion College assistant professor of political science Carrie Booth Walling and University of Michigan professor Susan Waltz. The pair recently launched a website to provide comprehensive information on human rights advocacy and the ongoing standardization of international policy. Their work is featured in the latest edition of Human Rights Quarterly.

Albion Theatre Presents World Premiere by Playwright in Residence

Meghan Bortle, '15, and Andrew Zimmer, '15, in Thread of the Warp, November 20-23, 2014 at Albion College
A world premiere by playwright Sean Michael Welch, the comedy 
Thread of the Warp will be on stage at Albion College from November 20-23 in the Herrick Theatre, located within the Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The play begins at 8 p.m. Thursday the 20th through Saturday the 22nd, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday the 23rd.

First-Year Students Build Oven for 'Intersectional Pizza' Seminar

Albion College women's and gender studies professor Trisha Franzen and a student in front of the pizza oven Franzen's first-year seminar class built.
It's not often that poured concrete and mozzarella cheese are course materials—let alone in the same course—but one Albion College first-year seminar recently whipped up some of each. This October the class, offered by professor of women's and gender studies Trisha Franzen, built a wood-fired pizza oven in the Whitehouse Nature Center, presenting it as a gift to the College.

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