Take a look ahead at all the major movie releases coming to theaters and streaming this season. See the list. MCU fans, here are some streaming picks to watch while you wait for the next episode of " The Falcon and the Winter Solider. Watch the video. Katherine Ann Watson has accepted a position teaching art history at the prestigious Wellesley College. Watson is a very modern woman, particularly for the s, and has a passion not only for art but for her students.
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At her first class, Katherine discovers that the girls have already memorized the entire syllabus from the textbook so she instead uses the classes to introduce them to Modern Art and encourages spirited classroom discussions about topics such as what makes good art and what the Mona Lisa's smile means. This brings her into conflict with the conservative College President Marian Seldes who warns Katherine to stick to the syllabus if she wants to keep her job. Katherine comes to know many of the students in her class well and seeks to inspire them to seek more than marriage to eligible young men. She decides that what she wants most is to be a wife and mother after graduation and asks Katherine to respect her choice.