What do you get when you gather young spoken word artists from around the world to compete at a Youth Speaks slam, bring in the production of HBO and Russell Simmons, and add the narration of Queen Latifah? You get part documentary, part revolution, and 100 percent Brave New Voices.
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The graduating class of 2009 will have the unique ability to say they earned their degrees during one of the most pivotal years in our nation's history. With the election of a new president as the most indelible moment of 2009, this year's recipients of the Master of Fine Arts degree in studio art named their final exhibition, Young Americans, in an effort to demonstrate their vision as artists in this political climate.
Mills is one of the few all-women's undergraduate colleges in the country that caters to parenting students.
Out of 48 all-women's undergraduate/co-ed graduate colleges, Mills is one of seven that offers on-campus housing for parenting students and their children, and is the only one that has a designated parenting lounge.
Mills became the launching pad for focused conversations about feminist theory, militarism, peace, security, politics, democratization, and international women's movements for the seven-day Transnational Feminist Studies Project that infiltrated Mills on Feb.
Mills became the launching pad for focused conversations about feminist theory, militarism, peace, security, politics, democratization, and international women's movements for the seven-day Transnational Feminist Studies Project at Mills College on Feb. 28.
In 1984, when many teenage boys were playing Pac-man after school, Hawaii-born Estria Miyashiro began perfecting his artistic style through graffiti, the street aerosol art that emerged as a pillar of hip-hop culture. Now living in Oakland, the muralist who works under the name Estria is also a designer, educator and hip-hop activist whose commissioned and community art projects can be seen all over the Bay Area.
Twenty-one students, their families, friends and Professor Elmaz Abinader packed the World Ground Café on the night of Dec. 3 to celebrate their poetry and their experience as the first group to complete the Outsider Poetry Movement course at Mills.
This split level English course starts with writing from the Harlem Renaissance and travels through the literary contributions of several movements in the racial, cultural, social, political and historical heritage of poetry.