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Professor of French, Emerita, Suellen Diaconoff, 1996

Remembering Professor Suellen Diaconoff, Champion of the Humanities

Professor of French, Emerita, Suellen Diaconoff, a champion of the humanities, passed away Feb. 12, 2020. She taught at Colby for 20 years.

Book cover of Museums of World Religions, Orzech

Ranking Religions?

Charles Orzech finds that museums dedicated to showcasing the world’s faiths reveal their own history and biases

Beam of the Passion

Spinning the Passion Story

Colby scholars find 13th-century Christians altered central Biblical story to their own ends

Jackie Terrassa

Jacqueline Terrassa Named Director of the Colby College Museum of Art

Visionary leader brings deep experience from the Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dickinson in Pandemic Days

As we stay close to home, Professor Elizabeth Sagaser reflects on a poet who did the same

Colby Receives $1-Million Gift To Support Humanistic Inquiry and Research

To further advance its leadership in the humanities, Colby College announced today that it has established the Margaret T. McFadden Fund for Humanistic Inquiry through a $1-million gift from Trustee Anne Clarke Wolff ’87 and Benjamin “Ted” E. Wolff III ’86.

Saduo Dangui ’20

Shifting the Spotlight

Liberal arts bolster graduates’ innovative techniques to use performance as change agent

Osman Haneef '05

Q&A with Novelist Osman Haneef ’05

Blasphemy: The Trial of Danesh Masih is the debut novel of Osman Haneef ’05, published by Readomania, an independent Indian publisher. IA Rehman, director of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, describes the book as “a courageous and forthright survey of Pakistan’s blasphemy law.” Related…

Arts Collaborative building

Colby to Create New Arts Collaborative in Downtown Waterville

Major gift will turn buildings into a one-of-a-kind space for central Maine

Andie Velazquez '19 in lab

Left Brain / Right Brain

Andie Velazquez melds studio art and neurobiology—perfectly