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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

  • 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...

  • 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: ...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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...

  • I'm writing from Santa Fe, NM, where I'm spring breaking. After a while in Seattle, I moved back to Denver, where I've been working as an instructor at a community college. In the fall, I'm starting a PhD program in Spanish at the University of Michigan. I headed out to visit a few weeks ago and fell in love with Ann Arbor, and the program. I can't wait to start! The plan is to keep asking questions about narrative, art and the political imagination in Latin America. I'm also cooking up a...

  • I am in the first year of a Ph.D. in German at UC Berkeley, where I am slowly focusing in on the intersections between Norwegian and Italian plays of ideas and German novels of ideas. But these are still early stages of that very long-term project, and so most of all I am learning languages, doing coursework, attending or organizing departmental events, and gearing up to begin teaching German next year.