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  • After finishing the MA and working with the Rassias Foundation for a summer, I was hired as a French Lecturer at Baylor University.  I am currently enrolled in Stanford's PhD program in French.

  • Marisa Taney, '09, (wrote on March 10, 2010 while in Argentina)

    I love it here, wish I could stay forever, am working really hard but having a great experience.  Coming back to the states in June to go to Law School.  I got into Harvard, Duke, and NYU so I'll be at one of those places!

    On April 28, 2010, Marisa let us know she has decided to go to Harvard Law.  Good luck, Marisa!

  • A 2006 and 2007 graduate of Dartmouth College with a Masters in Comparative Literature, Christina M. Stoltz is a sexual/domestic violence and human trafficking specialist who works as both a shelter coordinator and a crisis intervention advocate in the United States, Russia, and Kyrgyzstan to implement crisis center reforms, to develop safe-house programs, and to organize international relief efforts.  Having served in administrative, research, and direct-service capacities at various crisis...

  • Since graduating from the COLT Master's program in 2008, I have done several things. Immediately afterwards, I attended Middlebury's Summer Language Schools where I studied Portuguese after receiving the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Fellowship for Peace. Later, I taught English in Mexico, served as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Young Democrats Abroad of Mexico City, and survived swine flu thanks to good friends and a stock of masks. More recently, I accepted a position as a Junior Specialist (...

  • "Dispatches from Kazakhstan"

    by Kirby Liu, '09 (wrote on September 13, 2009)

    I am in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the next year and a half for a Fulbright grant. I just arrived last week and am still adjusting to the lifestyle here. It gets really cold here (much colder than Hanover) so I am having my mother send me my winter coat.

    I hope all is well in Hanover and that you have a great group of kids to work with. I really miss Dartmouth!

  • I am currently working in finance in NY. I am an 3rd Year Analyst in the Credit Risk Management and Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs.

  •  live in Brooklyn with my wife, Shelly, and our 5 month old son, Rheinhart (we call him Hart). I teach Latin, English, and History at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in Manhattan. The courses I've taught over the past few years include Latin 1-5, AP Latin Literature, AP Latin Vergil, an English Elective on Classical Mythology, and a History Elective on Roman History.

    My English and History courses are interdisciplinary in many respects, and I often draw from my training as a...

  • I'm still in the PhD program in Comp. Lit. at Berkeley, though I am not physically there at the moment. After passing my qualifying exams in 2003 and taking a year to put together a dissertation project, I am now spending a year in Paris on a Chateaubriand fellowship, researching and writing my dissertation on the exchanges between courtly poetry and the medieval encyclopedia at the end of the 13th century.

  • Helen Pilinovsky, '02, continued her education at Columbia University, graduating in 2007 with the completion of her dissertation, “Fantastic Emigres: Translation and Acculturation of the Fairy Tale in a Literary Diaspora.” She is currently employed as an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino‚ English department, where she teaches courses on children‚ and young adult literature, fairy tales, folklore, and fantasy. She has guest-edited issues of Extrapolation and...

  • Lan Dong is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages at the University of Illinois Springfield. She was recently named Louise Hartman Schewe and Karl Schewe Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Comparative Literature program at Dartmouth inspired her to become a teacher-scholar. Graduated from UMass in 2006 and is now teaching at the University of Illinois in Springfield. For her profile online, go to...