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Cedric Johnson, associate professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, has written a new foreword to Harold Cruse’s “Rebellion or Revolution?”–a book first published in 1968. Cruse (1916-2005) was a social critic, essayist and teacher of African American studies at the University of Michigan. He is described as “One of the leading

A group of dedicated students gave up part of their summer to instead hit the books at the Summer Institute, a five-week, intensive, on-campus academic program which incorporates courses in math, social sciences, writing, and study skills for incoming first-years. “The program allows students to benefit from college-level courses for credit, developing and enhancing their

Jonis Belu-John’ 04 is currently serving as an English teacher in Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) Program. After graduating from HWS, Belu-John moved to Washington, D.C., and helped with the Kerry/Edwards campaign, as well as a local election, for a few months. He then worked for four years as a

South African Literature is making its way to Seneca Falls thanks to Thelma Pinto, assistant professor of Africana studies. On March 3 at 7 p.m., Pinto will offer her expertise to the surrounding community by giving a lecture in the “Everybody in Seneca Falls Reads 2009” at the Seneca Falls Library. Her talk will focus

In the coming months, the African Literature Association (ALA), an international organization of hundreds of African writers, scholars and artists whose primary goal is disseminating African literature and art all over the world, will have its new director and headquarters at HWS. ALA recently elected Professor of French and Francophone Studies George Joseph as its