W&L professor Yamhong Zhu to discuss ‘Supernatural Encounters: Tales of the Strange in Chinese Culture’ at Randolph

Zhu will discuss how supernatural encounters between human and otherworldly entities—think ghosts, demons, and fox spirits—are represented in Chinese culture and literature and adapted for film and TV in contemporary China.... READ MORE >>

Tenor David Tayloe to perform as part of Randolph’s Guest Artist Series

The recital, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m., will feature song settings of texts by William Shakespeare, as well as Dichterliebe by Robert Schumann... READ MORE >>

Filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay to screen latest film at Randolph

“Nazarband (Captive)” will be shown on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in Leggett 537, with a discussion and light refreshments to follow. ... READ MORE >>

‘Spitfire Grill,’ Randolph’s latest musical, ‘gets right at your heart’

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 4, 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 5, and 2 p.m. March 6. ... READ MORE >>

Berlind Symposium to explore the art and activism of Faith Ringgold, Aminah Robinson

Their groundbreaking work is currently on display in the College’s 110th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, “Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson.”... READ MORE >>

The Marvel Universe comes to Randolph: ‘Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play’ and ‘Squirrel Girl Goes to College’ open Nov. 18

A superhero who can talk to squirrels. A high school graduation crashed by Dr. Doom. Another chapter in the match-up between always-at-odds brothers Thor and Loki. Those are just a few of the plot points audiences can expect from Randolph College’s Marvel Double Feature later this month. The College’s theatre department is presenting two one-acts,... READ MORE >>

‘Aaron Diehl is that musician’: Versatile pianist to perform in next Guest Artist recital

Randolph College’s Guest Artist Music Series continues later this month with a pianist who regularly straddles the line between classical and jazz. Aaron Diehl, the American Pianist Association’s 2011 Cole Porter Fellow, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. “This is a unique occasion to bring such a versatile... READ MORE >>

Borker Film Series returns for fall semester

Flyer for Borker Film Series

Randolph College’s 2021-22 Borker Film Series will begin on Sept. 28 with 1996’s Citizen Ruth.... READ MORE >>

Jennifer Eberhardt, author of ‘Biased,’ to speak at Randolph College in October

Social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt will speak about her 2019 book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, at Randolph College next month.... READ MORE >>

Pearl S. Buck Writers in Residence to read from work

Both Fran Wilde and Lesley Wheeler completed their residencies remotely last year and were unable to participate in any in-person readings, a hallmark of the College’s Visiting Writer Series. The Visiting Writers Series Relaunch & Reunion Reading Gala, featuring both Wilde and Wheeler, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Lounge.... READ MORE >>