Clough-Hanson Gallery to Present Nationwide Traveling Exhibition Young, Gifted and Black

Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College will present Young, Gifted and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art on Sept. 8. Making its debut in the American South and on view through Dec. 9, 2023, this wide-ranging exhibition highlights artists of African descent whose work explores politics, identity, and art history, among other themes.

Fellows Spend Summer Making a Difference in the Community

The 15 participants of Rhodes’ Summer Service Fellowship program fanned across Memphis this summer, each completing 35 hours per week of community engagement. Now in its 20th year, the program gave Rhodes students the opportunity to work with a Memphis nonprofit organization of their choosing.

Nasong'o Publishes New Book on African Immigrants and the American Experience

Dr. Shadrack W. Nasong'o, professor of international studies at Rhodes, is co-editor of African Immigrants and the American Experience: Race, Anti-Black Violence, and the Quest for the American Dream. Born and raised in Western Kenya, he has been widely recognized for his prolific research and scholarship on Africa.

Bravo to Rhodes Theatre Guild for Eight Wins at Local Ostrander Awards

The Rhodes Theatre Guild won eight awards at the Ostrander Awards which celebrates excellence in collegiate, community, and professional theater in the greater Memphis area. The Wire in the Garden ensemble brought home seven of the eight awards, and Maggie Emmendorfer won leading actress for Once Upon a Mattress.