Avishek Ganguly Co-Organizes and Chairs “Beyond Monolingualism?,” a Roundtable

Avishek Ganguly Co-Organizes and Chairs “Beyond Monolingualism?,” a Roundtable

Avishek Ganguly co-organized and chaired a roundtable titled “Beyond Monolingualism?” at the Modern Language Association annual conference in Vancouver, BC.

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Nicole M. Merola Presents a Paper at the Modern Language Association

Nicole M. Merola Presents a Paper at the Modern Language Association

Nicole M. Merola presented the paper “Environmental Melancholies” at the Modern Language Association annual conference in Vancouver, BC.

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Mairéad Byrne Awarded Two Grants

Mairéad Byrne Awarded Two Grants

Mairéad Byrne received Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project funding for a new course, “Dada Today: 100 Years of Radical Performance,” to be co-taught…

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Karen Carr Receives Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grant

Karen Carr Receives Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grant

Karen Carr received a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grant for a new course, “In Conversation: Photography, Philosophy, and Cultural Studies,” to be co-taught with Barbara von…

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Literature and Crisis – Patricia Felisa Barbeito’s Sabbatical Presentation

Literature and Crisis – Patricia Felisa Barbeito’s Sabbatical Presentation

Literary Arts + Studies Professor Patricia Felisa Barbeito spoke about her recent work translating contemporary Greek poetry and fiction into English at her…

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Jonathan Highfield Presents a Paper at the 57th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

Jonathan Highfield Presents a Paper at the 57th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

Jonathan Highfield presented a paper entitled “‘My mother is dead. My father is dead’: Erasing violence and living on the mountain in K. Sello Duiker’s…

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Wesley Allsbrook, LAS Concentrator Alumnus, Once Again Has Work Featured in the New York Times

Wesley Allsbrook, LAS Concentrator Alumnus, Once Again Has Work Featured in the New York Times

2007 Illustration alumnus and LAS concentrator, Wesley Allsbrook, had one of her illustrations accompany an October 3rd New York Times article.  The article, written by…

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Karen Carr’s Short Story Published in the Ocean State Review

Karen Carr’s Short Story Published in the Ocean State Review

Karen Carr’s short story, “Blondes,” was published in the summer issue of the Ocean State Review.

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Nicole Merola and Daniel Cavicchi Meet with the LEGO Education Team in Denmark

Nicole Merola and Daniel Cavicchi Meet with the LEGO Education Team in Denmark

In August Nicole Merola (​LAS Department Head and Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature)​, traveled to LEGO Headquarters in Billund, Denmark with Daniel Cavicchi…

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Mark Sherman Presents “Political Theology and Romance Topography: What Spenser Really Did to the Franklin’s Tale”

Mark Sherman Presents “Political Theology and Romance Topography: What Spenser Really Did to the Franklin’s Tale”

The Department of English and Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Bristol (UK) organized a conference that ran from 11 to 13 July…

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