News & Events

  • 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

  • Amy Lawrence, the Parent's Distinguished Research in the Humanities

    A professor of film and media studies and comparative literatureAmy Lawrence came to Dartmouth in 1988. She is the author, most recently, of The Passion of Montgomery Clift, as well as a book on the films of director Peter Greenaway and of Echo and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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: ...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...