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Trias Welcomes Daniel Max--TONIGHT

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host writer Daniel Max, as the next guest of the TRIAS Residency for Writers series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Blackwell Room of Demarest Hall. Max is a writer at The New Yorker and author of many notable best-selling books. He will offer a talk called "Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace." Named one of the top 10 best ...
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Mayshle Explores Memory and Presence in Manila

In his study of Filipino heritage, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Peter Mayshle explores the relationship between public memory and "presence." Mayshle, who joined the faculty in 2014, is in the process of revising his Ph.D. dissertation -- "Walled Memoria: Presencing Memory Sites in Intramuros, Manila" -- for publication. The dissertation examines Intramuros, the ancient walled city...
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Gove ’12 Appointed Senior Editor

Evan Gove '12 has been appointed senior editor of Local Management, a search engine marketing company in Boca Raton, Fla. Gove was most recently staff writer for the company. Local Management's Vice President Todd Bolling says the appointment will help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the company's content marketing and overall SEO strategy. "Evan has been a valued member of our compan...
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Author Chris Abani Begins Trias Series

The Trias Reading Series picked up once again on Thursday, Sept. 11 with a reading given by the fall 2014 Trias Writer-in-Residence, Chris Abani. The acclaimed author of "GraceLand" (2004) and "The Secret History of Las Vegas" (2014) presented works of both fiction and poetry, contributing a uniquely diverse combination of writing to the series' fourth year. The reading took place at 7:30 p.m. in...
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Students Reflect on Clinton Global Initiative

Nicole O'Connell '16 and Meaghan Mahoney '14 were among approximately 1,000 undergraduate students from around the world selected to take part in the Clinton Global Initiative University this year. Former President Bill Clinton launched the University in 2007, modeled after the Clinton Global Initiative which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges. The organization annu...
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