“A Window to the World of Kathakali” featuring two programs is set for Oct. 19 at Hudspeth Auditorium in Rice’s Anderson-Clarke Center.
Kirsten Ostherr, the Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English and director of the new Medical Humanities Research Institute at Rice, received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to advance her work on the role of visual representation in the history of computational health.
Each year, Rice honors members of the university community who have served students through outstanding teaching, dedication and service. Here are recipients of some of this year's awards.
In an afternoon reception at Cohen House April 10, Kiese Laymon — Rice’s Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English — was joined by his students, family, friends and colleagues alongside Rice President Reginald DesRoches and leaders from across campus to celebrate the esteemed author in light of his recent MacArthur Fellowship , popularly known as the “genius grant.”
Rice President Reginald DesRoches, Provost Amy Dittmar and School of Humanities Dean Kathleen Canning invite all members of the Rice community to a special reception at Cohen House April 10 to formally honor English professor Kiese Laymon, recipient of a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship.
The latest installment of “The Books That Shaped My World,” a lecture series presented by Rice University's Friends of Fondren Library, will be held at the library April 3.
Rice University showcased the newly acquired star-wheel copper-plate rolling press that famous Romantic poet and artist William Blake used to produce his masterworks this week at the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library.
The Rice Department of English’s Cherry Reading Series presented “Breaking Out! The Untold Stories of Writing and Publishing a First Book,” featuring moderator Bryan Washington and panelist authors Allegra Hyde, Christopher Gonzalez and Jean Kyoung Frazier, on Monday, Feb. 27.
Rice Professor Kiese Laymon, acclaimed author and 2022 MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” awardee , is set to be recognized by Rice Athletics during the final men’s basketball game of the season March 4 against the Florida International University Panthers at 2 p.m. in Tudor Fieldhouse. Following the game, attendees will be treated to a free screening of “Bill Russell: Legend” featuring narration written by Laymon.
Rice University is the only place in North America where you can find an authentic, functional replica of the star-wheel copper-plate rolling press that famous Romantic poet and artist William Blake used to produce his masterworks.
The Rice Department of English’s Cherry Reading Series will present “Breaking Out! The Untold Stories of Writing and Publishing a First Book,” featuring moderator Bryan Washington and panelist authors Allegra Hyde, Christopher Gonzalez and Jean Kyoung Frazier, at 7 p.m. Feb. 27.
The Actors From The London Stage, the international touring troupe based in London and at the University of Notre Dame, shared their talents with Rice students and the Houston community at large during the group’s recent on-campus residency Jan. 31-Feb. 4.
A lecture series created by Rice University’s Multicultural Community Relations department is making the leap from online meetings to in-person discussions. “Books That Shaped My Life,” which began during the pandemic and originally took place via Zoom, explores literature that challenges and expands our understanding of the human journey.
Rice University English professor and acclaimed author Kiese Laymon has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, the prestigious honor popularly known as the “genius grant.”
Rice earns an “A+” grade and ranks as one of the nation’s top 10 universities in the latest ratings of American colleges compiled by Niche.