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(Photo courtesy of Mills College) Professor of Music Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell’s music resonates through Mills College classrooms and worldwide

Roscoe Mitchell’s voice echoed throughout the classroom of students attending his Exploring Music class as he explained the importance of improvisation in the many disciplines of musical study. He was leading a discussion on the history of improvisational jazz music and students around me were eager to ask him questions about his work. I had heard […]

Courtesy of Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

Memory and writing at MFA Alumni reading

Themes of memory, trauma and recovery were expressed in the last Contemporary Writers Series.

Book Recommendation: His Majesty’s Dragon

Madeleine Nakamura reviews Naomi Novik’s “His Majesty’s Dragon,” describing it as a mixture of Jane Austen and Jane Yolen, liberally injected with adrenaline and coated in scales.

‘Libraries Transform’ brought department successes together

The third annual Libraries Transform: Celebrating Faculty Authors event held a space for faculty and staff authors to share their published work in the Heller Rare Book Room.

Building political community beyond the classroom

Graduating fellows Manar Harb ’17, Avren Keating ’17 and Karina Muniz ’17 all presented their work in the Reinhardt Alumnae House, reflecting on the challenges and triumphs of their time as fellows.

The women's ensemble shares folkloric, classical, contemporary, and sacred Arab music with the Bay Area, and came to Mills to do the same. (Photo courtesy of Najib Joe Hakim)

Aswat Women’s Ensemble shows music’s power to share culture

The Aswat Women’s Ensemble (AWE) concert performance, The Woman Power: A Musical Expression of Awe, was the third annual concert.

All Photos By Shinichi Iova-Koga

MFA dance performance leaves footprints in different directions

The MFA dance performance showcased Yawen Zou, Brynn Ogilvie, Erik Lee and Bhumi Patel’s theses.

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