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  • Originally from Venezuela, I specialized in British and Spanish Literature for my MA in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth. After graduating this summer, I will remain at Dartmouth College to work for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as the 2012-2013 Resident Advisor to La Casa, the Spanish language affinity house and immersion program.

  • After graduating from the Comparative Literature M.A. program in 2011, I remained at Dartmouth College to work for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as the 2011-2012 Faculty Advisor to La Casa, the Spanish language affinity house and immersion program. Starting in October 2012, I will be on a Fulbright research grant to Romania for 9 months. I have proposed to investigate the sociocultural and diplomatic relations between Cuba and Romania during Romania's communist era. Afterward, in...

  • This year I taught English at a private language school in Wolfsberg, Austria. This fall I am starting a PhD program in German Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

  • I am still working at Walnut Hill School for the Arts as a Spanish and French teacher in Natick, MA. I am continuing my education this summer in a non-degree 6 week program at Middlebury in their graduate-level French program.

  • I'm currently living in Los Angeles where I'm the assistant editor of Language Magazine, but in Fall '12 I'll be starting the Ph.D. program in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at UCLA.

  • I have spent the last year in Paris tutoring English and working as a secretarial assistant at a French law firm. I will be starting my Ph.D. at Harvard in the fall for Comparative Literature.

  • Judith Rauscher, Adv '10 went back to Germany where she finished a second MA degree in American Literature in spring 2012. Currently, she is a part-time teacher at the American Studies department of the University of Bamberg in Germany and working toward a PhD in American Literature.

    In March 2012 she wrote: I'll be forever grateful for the opportunity of studying at Dartmouth, not only for everything I learned, but also for every single amazing person I met. Being in the Dartmouth MA...

  • Filippo Trentin, Adv '08 is at the University of Warwick, where he is working on his Ph.D and is a Part-time Teacher. His research interests include: Modernity and Postmodernity, Pier Paolo Pasolini, 20th Century Italian Culture, Testimony and Trauma, and Representation of Cities.

  • I graduated from Dartmouth in 1992 with a degree in Comp Lit. From there I went on to earn a PhD from UPenn, finishing in 2003, and I'm now a recently tenured Associate Professor of English at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I thought that the Comp Lit program might be interested to know that my book on 18th-century British drama, A Race of Female Patriots: Women and Public Spirit on the British Stage, 1688-1745 has just been published by Bucknell University Press. And...

  • I have no doubt that my comparative literature studies at Dartmouth ('00) helped me land my wonderful, first post-college job in the foreign rights office of International Creative Management's literary department in NYC. There, I supported a team of agents dedicated to finding foreign publishers for American authors and eventually managed translation deals in Eastern Europe and Greece. While the role fed my interest in contemporary literature, translation, and foreign cultures, and I really...