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Student International Initiatives Fund (SIIF) grants help the Center for Global Education (CGE) fulfill its mission of providing students with experiences that foster in-depth understanding of another culture. For the past several years, these grants had been funded by the late Hobart alum George Liston Seay ’62. The SEAY Grants, as they were called, allowed

Professor of French and Francophone Studies Catherine Gallouët has edited a collection of essays, titled L’Afrique du Siècle des Lumières: savoirs et representations [Africa during the Enlightenment: knowledge and representation] which was recently published by Oxford University Press. The collection, containing 18 essays by scholars from Europe, Africa and North America, discusses the various ways

Robin Pulver ’67, author of the popular children’s books “Punctuation Takes a Vacation,” “Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day,” “Silent Letters Loud and Clear,” and the “Mrs. Toggle” series, is back with a new book, “Never Say Boo!,” illustrated by Deb Lucke and published by Holiday House.  Pulver’s book is influenced by her own

Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies, was invited to the Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany for the Seventh Landau-Paris Symposium on the Eighteenth century that took place in October. The theme of the conference was “Taste in the Eighteenth Century” and Gallouët delivered a paper “Le goût du vin chez Marivaux” in which she analyzes

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Chair of the Department Kanaté Dahouda recently published an essay in a new book on the French Caribbean “Poet of the Negritude” movement, Léon-Gontran Damas: poète modern, published by Ibis Rouge Editions (Matoury, Guyane, 2009). Dahouda’s essay, “Léon-Gontran Damas et la quête de l’identité nègre,” deals with

Joshua Warr ’05 recently brought “Sing No Evil” to the Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café, Manhattan. For this, his first cabaret show, he received excellent reviews from industry publications, “Cabaret Scenes” and “Cabaret Hotline.” Warr’s Web site describes the show as “a delectable assortment of poetry, dance and (of course) music from

Though the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is primarily known for its extensive art collection, it also houses several libraries, each with a distinctive collection. This summer, Roger Arnold ’10 is working in the Robert Goldwater library dedicated to the arts of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and native and pre-Columbian America. Arnold

This summer, Madeline Caryl ’11 is working with the Chamber of Commerce in Charlotte, N. C., helping to make Charlotte the best place in which to live and run a business. Caryl, an international relations major at HWS with a minor in French and economics, is getting her feet wet in the Chamber’s economic development

“The pieces are woven together seamlessly,” says reviewer Nicole Higgens of “Brief Shorts,” a quintet of danced plays presented by the Xoregos Performing Company, which includes Hobart alum Joshua Warr ’05. “Brief Shorts” is an hour-long program of five danced plays, performed free in parks throughout New York City this summer. The program contains works

William Smith student, Alex Hallowell ’10 is currently the Survivors of Violence Advocate Intern at the International Institute of Boston (IIB.)  She is working to compile local resources for survivors of torture, war, domestic violence, assault and human trafficking so that the IIB can better inform clients about options outside of its capabilities. IIB was