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George Joseph, professor in the French and Francophone Department, and Assistant Professor James McCorkle and Scholar in Residence Thelma Pinto, both of the Africana Studies Program, recently participated in the 37th Annual African Literature Association conference, held at Ohio University this spring. The theme of the conference was “African Literature, Visual Arts and Film in

Daniel Scibilia-Carver ’12 has received an Americorps Summer Vista position working through Cornell Cooperative Extension in Ithaca. In this capacity, Scibilia-Carver will work on community gardens and will co-lead the Youth Horticulture Apprentice Program (YHAP) for low-income teens in Ithaca. Having himself worked as a Youth Horticulture Apprentice six years ago, he is excited to

Becky Carr ’86 has joined the marketing and business development firm of Marsden & Associates as a principal. Carr’s 26-year career in the global business-to-business technology market spans sales, sales leadership and all marketing disciplines in Fortune 50 companies. She was most recently the vice president of global marketing at Verizon, responsible for brand, advertising,

Robin Pulver ’67 has published yet another children’s book.  Pulver, a well-known author of 19 children’s books, released “Thank You, Miss Dover,” published by Holiday House, this past September.  In Pulver’s new book, Miss Dover attempts to teach her class how to write thank you notes, but student Jack can’t seem to get his thank

What do you know about the French artists Matisse and Degas?  Can you name the French soccer player famous for his head-on collision?  Or the French singer who is married to the President of France?  Do you know what francophone means?  And how many francophone countries are there around the world?  Are you craving croissants

George Joseph, professor in the French and Francophone Department, and Assistant Professor James McCorkle and Scholar in Residence Thelma Pinto, both of the Africana Studies Program, recently participated in the 36th Annual African Literature Association conference, held in Tucson, Arizona. The theme of the conference was “Eco-Imagination: African and Diasporan Literatures and Sustainability.” “It is

Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Catherine Gallouët recently had an essay published in the book “Marivaux journaliste. Homage à Michel Gilot.” The essay “Spectateurs et écriture dans les Journaux de Marivaux” (Saint-Étienne, P. U. de Saint-Etienne, 2009) analyzes how journalistic writings manipulate textual strategies to close the gap between author and readers. This research

With the assistance of the Eric Cohler Internship and Travel Award, Katherine Giglio ’11 will spend two weeks at Eric Cohler Design, Inc. in New York City before crossing the Atlantic for an intensive, 10-day study of different architectural styles throughout Paris. “To understand architecture you need to understand the historical context in which a

Edward J. Brennan P’06, P’09, chief executive officer and chair of DFS Group, sat on a rickety plane flying thousands of feet above the Haitian countryside next to a nun he had met by chance only minutes earlier.  While Brennan discussed with her the plans he had to build a school for 150 pre-kindergarten through

HWS Colleges invite students, faculty, and staff to be the guest of Chef Patrick Masson for ‘A Taste of France’ at Saga on Thursday, Feb. 18. The dinner will feature many of Masson’s savory dishes and will be open to local chefs. Those attending will have the opportunity to speak with Masson during dinner. In