• In conjunction with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, one of the oldest film seminars in North America, Colgate this year hosted its fifth Global Filmmaker-in-Residence, Tan Pin Pin, on the week of October 15–19.
    November 1, 2018
  • Portrait of Colgate Professor Penny Lane
    Colgate Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Penny Lane joins Gal Gadot, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson, and Betty White as one of 774 new members invited into The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this week. According to Variety, Lane is part of the largest group of invitees in Academy history, and is […]
    June 29, 2017
  • Joe Berlinger '83 on the set of Intent to Destroy
    When filmmaker Joe Berlinger ’83 appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 25 for the premiere of his latest documentary, Intent to Destroy, he had another member of the Colgate community by his side: English and humanities professor Peter Balakian, whose class Berlinger had taken years ago.
    May 24, 2017
  • A scenic view of Colgate's campus and hillside from a distant with dramatic lighting
    Wondering what’s happening in the classroom at Colgate? Here’s a real-time glimpse into academic life on campus — a syllabus from a course underway this semester.
    April 25, 2017
  • “Who knew that so many new things could be made from junk?” said Fiona Adjei Boateng ’19, a theater student who was making handbags out of denim pants during an upcycling workshop. Reet Aus, an Estonian fashion designer and environmental pioneer, hosted the workshop in Clifford Gallery. She is known for upcycling, which is using […]
    November 14, 2016
  • Flaherty Film Seminar participants sit outside and engage in conversation
    They came. They saw. They confabbed — on culture and identity politics, the ethical responsibilities of a documentarian, and the proper balance of race and ethnicity in a program lineup. Then, the 170 attendees of this year’s Flaherty Film Seminar, held at Colgate from June 18 to 24, disbanded. For the university — Flaherty’s home […]
    July 14, 2016
  • a still from the movie, this shot depicts two actors in a dark field
    Here Alone, an independent film by Rod Blackhurst ’02, won the Tribeca Film Festival’s Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature last week. Entertainment magazine described the production as “a taut, lean, unfussy film about a lone woman surviving in the wild woods of upstate New York.” Meanwhile, Maxim magazine wrote that the “Tribeca film festival proves the zombie […]
    April 27, 2016