Alejandro Durán returns to Vassar

The Creative Arts Across Disciplines is proud to welcome multimedia artist, Alejandro Durán, to campus this summer. I first met Alejandro when he visited Professor Paravisini-Gebert’s course, AFRS/ENST 258: Environment and Culture in the Caribbean, in the fall of 2015. Because I was so impressed with his lecture and the conversation with students that followed, I have been Read more about Alejandro Durán returns to Vassar[…]

Mark Dion on WAMC

Take a listen to Mark Dion speaking with Sarah LaDuke about the installation Universal Collection: A Mark Dion Project on WAMC’s Roundtable*. *WAMC’s The Roundtable is an award-winning, nationally recognized eclectic talk program. The show airs from 9am to noon each weekday and features news, interviews, in-depth discussion, music, and much (much) more! Hosted by Read more about Mark Dion on WAMC[…]

This Week in CAAD

Don’t miss the public lecture today with visiting artist, Mark Dion at 6:30pm in Taylor 203. Also, make sure to swing by the Collaboratory (just outside Rocky on the Quad side) to listen to sounds of the subway from Beijing and NYC. The installation, “A(n Underground) Tale of Two Cities” will be open to the Read more about This Week in CAAD[…]

In Light Of

Many thanks to Karen Maserjian Shan, from the Poughkeepsie Journal, for this wonderful article about Healing Narratives and their upcoming production of In Light Of. Click here to read the article


Hey everyone! My name is Nneoma and I’m so excited to be an assistant for the CAAD initiative this year. I’m a Nigerian-American sophomore, and though I’m a social advocate at heart, I live and breath self-expression through art. I’m not entirely sure what that means for me career-wise, but for now, it has translated Read more about MEET THE TEAM: NNEOMA[…]


Hello! I’m thrilled to be the new Interdisciplinary Arts Coordinator for the Creative Arts Across Disciplines Initiative at Vassar College! As a native of Hyde Park, New York, it’s great to be back home in the Hudson Valley. I have spent many summers here since 2007, when I was the Education Director, and then Producing Director, Read more about MEET THE TEAM: TOM[…]