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Comparative Literature NEWS

Seneca Review Releases Lyric Essay Anthology

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges literary journal, Seneca Review, recently released a special anthology, We Might As Well Call It The Lyric Essay, edited by John D'Agata '95, associate professor of English at the University of Iowa. The double issue was initially envisioned as a compilation of D'Agata's favorite essays from Seneca Review, in celebration of his 15th year as the magazine's lyr...
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Learning Communities Explore D.C.

Students and faculty participating in the first-year Learning Community Program this fall visited Washington, D.C., for a weekend excursion in which students explored the nation's capital with their peers and faculty advisers. "The idea behind this trip is part of the learning community philosophy, where students make strong connections between their first-year seminar and experiential, hands-on ...
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Ann Palmeri Lecture Hosts María Lugones

The annual Ann Palmeri Lecture in Feminist Philosophy is proud to announce that María Lugones, an associate professor of comparative literature and philosophy, interpretation, and culture and of philosophy and of women's studies at Binghamton University, will present a talk "Decolonial Feminist Coalition Across the Americas." One of the most influential feminist philosophers of the past few decad...
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Poet Elizabeth Willis Joins Trias Series

Elizabeth Willis, winner of the 1994 National Poetry Series and author of "Address" (2011) will give a reading of her work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Hirshson Ballroom. Her presentation is the first of several Trias Speaker's Series events planned for the spring semester. Willis is the author of five books of poetry, including "Address," "Meteoric Flowers" (2006), "Turneresque" (200...
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Bishop '15 Interns in Peru

Hannah Bishop '15 spent her summer in the Andes of Peru where she interned with Awamaki, a non-profit organization that works to create economic opportunities and improve social well-being in collaboration with the greater community. Awamaki was founded in 2009 to support a cooperative of 10 women weavers from Patacancha, a rural Quechua community in the Andes of Peru. Since its founding, they ha...
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