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Mount Holyoke Afire: Opening Reception

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:30pm

Hinchcliff Reception Hall, Museum Lobby


Professor Mignon Talbot and students after the Williston Hall fire, December 1917
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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections

Students to perform an excerpt of "Pare," a new work choreographed by Visiting Professor Barbie Diewald. "Pare" is Diewald's reflection on losing her childhood home in a fire, and explores themes of loss, impermanence and reconstruction. Accompanying music by Senior Lecturer Peter Jones. Students Kallie Fellows '21, Sam Malnati '19, and Priscilla Zhang '20 will offer informal remarks about their contributions to the exhibition following the performance.