Last week, scholar-activist William Robinson presented “Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Humanity” at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, the latest in the 2014 Proseminar Lecture in the Social Scientific Inquiry series that has also featured Vijay Prashad and Wendy Cheg — and William issued a warning about our future, as well as a call to action to spark positive change.

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ENVS 108: Ecology of Rivers and Streams

Ecology of Rivers and Streams This year, biology professor Tom Coote introduced a new course to campus, a first-base field study open to anyone interested in aquatic ecology.  Ecology of Rivers and Streams gives students a chance to get their feet wet - literally.  While our in-class hours are spent researching about environmental systems—what types of life grow and live where, from the size of the body of water to how much runoff it gets—we then put it all into practice in our ‘labs’. 

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ANTH 212: Anthropology Goes to the Movies

Anthropology Goes to the MoviesSimon’s Rock is known for its small, discussion-based classes and the originality of its students and its professors. Several years ago, Nancy Bonvillain – Anthropology and Linguistics professor, and much-adored instructor – rolled out a new class offering a fresh angle on her discipline.

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Colette van Kerckvoorde, Director of Writing and Thinking Workshop, Talks About Teaching Young Writers

Colette van Kerckvoorde, Director of Writing and Thinking Workshop, Talks About Teaching Young Writers

Colette is also Division Head in Languages and Literature and Professor of German and French.

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