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  • Save the Date:

    Tuesday, October 20 @ 4:15 pm, Location: Haldeman 041, Reception to follow


    Lecturer: Emily Apter, New York University

    The lecture will explore new practices and possibilities in translation studies that emerge from data-mining programs and the digital humanities more generally.  Exploring the notion of "prismatic translation," which emphasizes the process of translation over and against the finished translated text, the paper will...

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  • Small class size: It’s one of Dartmouth’s strengths, of which students and faculty are proud. Small classes allow for individualized attention and feedback and let students develop close relationships with intellectual mentors who are top scholars in their fields.

    But even at Dartmouth, not all classes can be small. Larger undergraduate classes are what Lisa Baldez, director of the...

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  • Professor Rebecca Biron has been appointed dean of the College, Dartmouth’s senior officer responsible for undergraduate academic life, Provost Carolyn Dever announced today. Biron’s role will include leadership of the College’s new residential house communities and the professors directing the communities. Biron is...

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  • Professor Larry Kritzman has been recognized for his teaching by receiving the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching, decided each year through a vote by members of the graduating senior class. He has been a key member of the Comparative Literature Program faculty for many years.

  • From:    "Dartmouth Now" <[email protected]>

    To:      All Students, All Faculty, All StaffSubject: Quote of the Day: Margaret Williamson "It is time to rethink the fundamental question of why we imprison people," says Margaret Williamson, an associate professor of classics and of comparative literature, in a "San Francisco Chronicle" opinion piece about the American prison system. Read more at: ...

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  • At 25 Years, Mellon Mays Will See Record Eight Graduate

    In the 25 years of the program at Dartmouth, one third of the 120 Mellon Mays alumni have enrolled in PhD programs, says Michelle Warren, a professor of comparative literature and Dartmouth coordinator of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program.

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation established the program in 1988 with eight founding institutions to increase faculty diversity. Dartmouth and fellow Ivies Harvard, Yale,...

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  • Monday, May 11, 2015
    Reed Hall 108
    3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Benjamin M. Randolph  3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Toward a Decolonial Critical Theory
    Advisors: Amy Allen (primary), Antonio Gómez (secondary)

    Paul C. Chang  4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Yi Sang and the Postcolonial Korea
    Advisors: Jungja Choi, Dennis Washburn, Lawrence Kritzman


    Gabriela Josebachvili  4:30 pm – 5: 00 pm
    The Stories They Tell: Representations and Understandings of the Spanish...

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  • The Dartmouth, April 14, 2015

    Filling half of Dartmouth Hall 105, the audience at yesterday’s panel discussing issues of faculty diversity was comprised mainly of black students.

    “This room doesn’t look like Hanover,” panelist and vice president of institutional diversity and equity Evelynn Ellis said, to laughs from the audience, later adding that underrepresentation of minority faculty can be disadvantageous to all students, not just students...

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  • Georgina Emerson is planning to go on to a doctoral program at the University of Virginia in French.

  • The Department of Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College and the University of Prishtina presents:

    Talks From Kosovo
    Thursday, April 2, 2015, 3 -6 pm
    Black Family Visual Art Center, Room 301

    Lecturers:
    Muhamet Hamiti
    Kosovo: Politial and Cultural Discourses of Statehood and Nationhhood
    Lindita Tahiri
    Does the 'Western Balkans' Amend the Negative Images of 'Balkans'?
    Vjosa Hamiti
    Ideology in the...

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