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FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES NEWS

Gallouët Awarded Kinghorn Global Fellowship

Catherine Gallouët, dean of William Smith College and professor of French and Francophone Studies, is the recipient of the 2014-15 John Readie & Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor of John Readie and Florence B. Kinghorn, the fellowship honors outstanding faculty at HWS who have exemplified global citize...  More >>

Faculty Present Work in South Africa

Four members of the HWS faculty presented papers at the 40th Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (ALA) this spring. The conference, "Texts Modes and Repertoires of Living In and Beyond the Shadows of Apartheid," featured the work of Professor Emeritus of French and Francophone Studies George Joseph, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Marie-Helene Koffi-Tessi...  More >>

Collaboration on Gallouët's New Book

Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone studies, has studied Marivaux her entire career. While she has also published extensively on other writers and other subjects, Gallouët has been drawn back to the 18th century French playwright, essayist, and novelist, for his surprisingly contemporary subject matter and the modernity of his style. "That's the reason he is the most produced ...  More >>

Ackley '90 on Teen Employment

Having a job is, according to Doug Ackley '90, "the difference sometimes between somebody making the decision to go to the streets and find ways of making money, or staying in school because they have money from a real job and they're not worried about having their basic needs met." Ackley was quoted recently in an article in the Democrat and Chronicle as the director of Rochester Programs for th...  More >>

Second-graders Visit HWS

When second grade students from Geneva's West Street School and St. Francis - St. Stephen's School arrived at the Vandervort Room for the Geneva 2020 program on May 5, they happily took their places at the tables awaiting them. As it turned out, most had been to the Colleges before. But organizers of the campus visit, including Katie Flowers, director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Servic...  More >>