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Art Exhibition Continues: "DESIGN(H)ER-Works by Contemporary Women Graphic Designers"

Art DESIGN(H)ER celebrates the leadership and achievements of women in design. Featuring the work of emerging to internationally-recognized designers, this exhibition demonstrates the range of design practice and diversity of practitioners active today. Exhibited works and their accompanying design materials range from high profile commercial product designs to small-scale community projects. Exhibit through December 12. The museum is open by appointment. Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center.

Art Exhibition Continues: "Duo-Donna Polseno and Richard Hensley"

Art This exhibition presents recent ceramic works by Hollins faculty emeriti and Floyd-based artists Donna Polseno and Richard Hensley. Polseno is known for hand-built figures; Hensley has gained renown for his work in glazes and wheel-thrown vessels. Exhibit through December 12. The museum is open by appointment. Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center.

Art Exhibition Continues: "Melissa Warp-This Land is Our Land"

Art After earning her B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota and her M.A.L.S. ['07] from Hollins, Melissa Warp has constructed a career in design and illustration. Using layered design and interactive media, she explores contemporary land use and contrasts today’s outlook with past viewpoints. She explains, “My hope is that through interacting with the pieces in this show the user can directly alter some of the landscapes and see that these transitions being made have great impact.” Exhibit through December 12. The museum is open by appointment. Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Roanoke. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 7:30 PM. Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

Writers Harvest Reading

Readings Hollins faculty writers read from their work to raise money for the hungry. 100% of the proceeds will be donated directly to Feeding America Southwest Virginia. If you wish to support this worthy project even if you can’t attend, please contact Lisa Radcliff, administrative coordinator (phone: 540-362-6317; email: english@hollins.edu). Hear exciting new work by our Hollins writers and help a very good cause at the same time. Funding provided by the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Fund. Public access via livestream only: https://hollins.zoom.us/j/84946173010?pwd=Njk5S3Z4dVZqaHd3TjdtcXVVVHhIQT09 Passcode: 933103. Thursday, December 2, 2021, 7:30 PM. Online.

Hollins Indoor Track & Field

Athletics Bast-Cregger Invitational. Friday, December 3, 2021 – Saturday, December 4, 2021. Roanoke College, Salem, VA.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Virginia Wesleyan. Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 7:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

Swim Meet

Athletics Hollins vs. Sweet Briar. Saturday, December 11, 2021, 10:00 AM. Northen Swim Center.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Johnson & Wales. Saturday, December 18, 2021, 2:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Randolph-Macon. Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 7:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Bridgewater. Saturday, January 8, 2022, 2:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

2022 Hollins-Mill Mountain Virtual Winter Festival of New Works

Theatre Mothers and Terrorists Written by David Beach. Directed by Kristin Lundberg. Every year, Russell pauses on September 11 to remember two work friends who perished in the attack on the Pentagon, but also to reflect on the changes in his relationship with his mother during that year, when her life changed because of dementia. Mothers and Terrorists juxtaposes emotional and existential angst and aims at finding some truth and meaning through them both. Produced by Hollins Theatre Institute and Mill Mountain Theatre. January 13-15 at 7:30 pm, January 16 at 2 pm Livestream viewing: Free and open to the general public. Information on how to request the link will be posted on Brown Paper Tickets beginning January 3, 2022. Thursday, January 13, 2022 – Sunday, January 16, 2022. Online.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Eastern Mennonite. Saturday, January 15, 2022, 2:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

2022 Hollins-Mill Mountain Virtual Winter Festival of New Works

Theatre North Wind Written by Sarah Cosgrove. Directed by Richie Cannaday. How do you move forward when everything you see reminds you of what you’ve lost? A trio of characters search for freedom from their pasts in a snow-bound Midwestern bar. Produced by Hollins Theatre Institute and Mill Mountain Theatre. January 20-22 at 7:30 pm, January 23 at 2 pm Livestream viewing: Free and open to the general public. Information on how to request the link will be posted on Brown Paper Tickets beginning January 3, 2022. Thursday, January 20, 2022 – Sunday, January 23, 2022. Online.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Randolph. Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 7:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

2022 Hollins-Mill Mountain Virtual Winter Festival of New Works

Theatre The Detention Lottery: A multi-media staged reading Written by Margaret O’Donnell. Directed by Keiko Carreiro. Step behind the locked doors of a U.S. immigration detention center courtroom in 2018 to observe judges handing down, in the words of one immigration judge, life and death decisions in a traffic court setting. The reading will be followed by a moderated talk-back session. Produced by Hollins Theatre Institute and Mill Mountain Theatre. January 27-29 at 7:30 pm, January 30 at 2 pm Livestream viewing: Free and open to the general public. Information on how to request the link will be posted on Brown Paper Tickets beginning January 3, 2022. Thursday, January 27, 2022 – Sunday, January 30, 2022. Online.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Shenandoah University. Saturday, January 29, 2022, 2:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. University of Lynchburg. Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 7:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

Author of "Must I Go," Yiyun Li

Readings Yiyun Li is the author of six works of fiction—Must I Go; Where Reasons End; Kinder Than Solitude; A Thousand Years of Good Prayers; The Vagrants; and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl—and the memoir, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. She is the recipient of many notable literary awards, including a PEN/Hemingway Award, a PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, and a Windham-Campbell Prize, and she was featured in The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 fiction issue. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, A Public Space, The Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. She teaches at Princeton University. Funding provided by the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Fund. Livestream: https://hollins.zoom.us/j/84491896124?pwd=WkF1VkdRc0JCUVJFa09WY0pJN1paUT09 Passcode: 245726. Thursday, February 10, 2022, 7:30 PM. Livestream.

Basketball Game

Athletics Hollins vs. Ferrum. Saturday, February 12, 2022, 2:00 PM. Main gymnasium.

"Imagining Freedom: Black Girls and their Nineteenth-Century Autograph Albums," with Nazera Sadiq Wright

Lectures Nazera Sadiq Wright is an associate professor of English at the University of Kentucky. Her book, Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century (2016), won the 2018 Children’s Literature Association’s Honor Book Award for Outstanding Book of Literary Criticism. Her research is supported by the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. During 2017–18, she was in residence at the Library Company of Philadelphia as a National Endowment of the Humanities Fellow and an Andrew W. Mellon Program in African American History Fellow to advance her second book on the influence of libraries on the literary careers of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century African American women writers. Funding provided by the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Fund. Livestream: https://hollins.zoom.us/j/85338212424?pwd=Lzl2Q01ueFR1Q3VHMk40b1FhSmgwQT09 Passcode: 111008. Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:30 PM. Livestream.