News & Events

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    Thornton Hall, room 105
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Graduate Director: Gerd Gemunden
    Chair: David LaGuardia

    Panel 1
    Moderator: Sughey Ramirez

    • Prashansa Taneja:  "What's at Stake When Wearing a Sari in Italy?: Indian Migrant Femininity in Sonali Dasgupta's Altro Mondo."
    • Hannah Doermann: Beyond Diversity in Young Adult Fiction: Neoliveral Depoliticization of Social Movements in Hannah Moskowitz’s Not Otherwise Specified...
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  • Fifteen students and alumni have been offered Fulbright scholarships this year—the largest class of Dartmouth Fulbrights since 2014, according to Jessica Smolin, assistant dean for scholarship advising.
    “I congratulate all of this year’s Fulbright recipients,” says Smolin. “This is an exciting time for the Fulbright at Dartmouth—we have more resources than ever to support students through the application process, including a new Fulbright adviser, Holly Taylor. I encourage all students...

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  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:30 pm, Haldeman 41
    Reception to follow
    This event is free and open to the public!
    Sponsored by the Comparative Literature Program

    Forms of the Informal: Modernist Poetry, Urbanism, and Street Life in 1920s Brazil
    Bruno Carvalho, Dartmouth College, Comparative Literature Program '04 and Princeton University

    The protagonists will be the writer Manuel Bandeira, the French planner Alfred Agache, and Le...

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  • Early on in her Dartmouth experience, German studies major Veronica Williamson ’17 did a research internship that turned out to be less fulfilling than she had hoped. “I was sort of just drilling down into this dark hole in the internet, and I felt very isolated in that,” she says.

    But Williamson didn’t lose her interest in research. Fortunately, she found a mentor in Irene Kacandes, the Dartmouth Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature—and was able to contribute to a...

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  • Seven Lessons I Learned From Studying the Holocaust and How They Can Help Us Cope with the Disgrace of Our Times
    Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth College

    Saturday, November 5, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Moore Hall B03

    This event is free and open to the public!

    Sponsored by the Comparative Literature Program and the Leslie Center for the Humanities

  • Friday, November 4th, 2016

    Arrival of guests at Hanover Inn

    5:00 PM: Opening remarks David LaGuardia, Chair of Comparative Literature
    B03, Moore Auditorium (all events will be held here)

    5:15-7:00 PM Panel 1

    Kelly McConnell, “'Dois-je oublier?': Duty, Love and Obsession in the Plays of Jean Racine.”

    Victoria Juharyan, “The Cognitive Value of Love in Tolstoy.”

    Elizabeth Gray, “My Country is a Zombie: Protests of the Living Dead...

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  • Award-winning Ukrainian poet and translator Iryna Shuvalova, GR ’14, has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2016. huvalova plans to earn a PhD in Slavonic studies, focusing on how armed conflict and post-conflict trauma have informed the Ukrainian oral poetic tradition.

    The Gates Cambridge Scholarship was created in 2000 through an endowment gift from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Cambridge University that aims “to build a global network of future leaders committed to...

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  • “Many digital humanities projects at Dartmouth have included research that connects emerging technologies to significant social issues in our times, with vast implications well beyond academia,” says Michelle Warren, a professor of comparative literature and the project lead for the digital humanities and social engagement cluster. “With this cluster, Dartmouth will gain further prominence by focusing the creativity of a...

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  • Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, GR ’15, has been named a 2016 Marshall Scholar. The scholarship will allow him to pursue a master’s of philosophy in Islamic studies and history at Oxford University. Read more

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