News & Events

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4:30pm-6:00pm, 206 Dartmouth Hall
    Lecture given by Andreas Gailus is an Associate Professor of German at the University of Michigan
    The literary writings of the young Gottfried Benn are replete with images of anatomical dismemberment and biological decay, while simultaneously pushing the limits of linguistic expression. The talk suggests that this confluence of naturalism and avantgarde experimentation is the result of Benn’s critical engagement with...

  • 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...

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016, Haldeman 041, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

    Matthew Greene  (Advisor: Michael McGillen)

    Andrew Molboski  (Advisor: Nancy Canepa)

    Huanming Pan  (Advisor: Peter Travis)

    Qingyu Wang  (Advisor: Peter Travis)

    Shannon Welch  (Advisors: Dennis Washburn, Rodolfo Franconi, Carlos Minchillo

    Yucheng Li  (Advisor: Melissa Zeiger)

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 , Haldeman 041

    4:00 – 7:00 pm

    Danielle Smith  (Advisor: Yuliya Komska)...

  • 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...

  • Workers Without Bodies: A Feminist Critique of Labor on the Internet
    Lecturer: Lisa Nakamura, University of Michigan
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Moore B03, 4:00 pm
    Reception to follow

    Sexism and racism continue to pervade Internet content and interaction, and the labor of moderating it falls to women and people of color.  This presentation traces the history of feminist call-out culture on the Internet to its roots in woman of color feminist activism and...

  • 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

  • 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...