• Arts & Entertainment

    Godwin-Ternbach Museum exhibits life on the Silk Road

    Godwin-Ternbach Museum hosted a new photography exhibit called “Along the Silk Roads,” which debuted on Oct. 15. Lynn Gilbert, an artist featured in the exhibit, provided photographs from Turkey. Specifically, her pictures come from Cappadocia, Turkey, ranging from heritage sites to the interior of a 200-year-old house. She also captured the images of the working class in Uzbekistan. Gilbert recognized the major differences between Turkish and American culture. “You’re very included in the culture. You don’t see much of that in America,” Gilbert said. Gilbert wanted people look at her images to understand what she saw in Turkey. “I fell in love with the country. It wasn’t just Turkey, but the interior…

  • News

    A new year for Queens College brings a year of Silk Roads

    President Felix Matos Rodriguez addressed new students on August 26, during Welcome Day, about the “Year of” program for the upcoming academic year. “This year is the Year of the Silk Roads, which marked the different roads connecting Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We want to give you a taste of that culture,” Rodriguez said. “A fitting theme because you are all here today as new students but you all came to Queens College from very different roads.” Each year, QC debuts a new theme of cultural and academic programming on a different country or region. Since 2010, previous themes included countries like China, Turkey, Brazil, South Africa and India. The Silk Road was significant…