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Gilbard '15 Publishes in Digital America

Appearing in the most recent issue of the University of Richmond's undergraduate journal Digital America, "Invasion of the Betches: Repercussions of Mean Girl Culture" by Morgan Gilbard '15 explores the pervasiveness of "mean girl" culture and the effects of its associated "bullying and superficiality [and] capitalist ideas like consumerism and social stratification." "What we consume growing up ...
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McCorkle '76 to Give Poetry Reading

In light of the recent release of his new book of poems, "The Subtle Bodies," Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies James McCorkle '76 will read a selection of his poems at a book release celebration event hosted by the English Department. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Blackwell Room of Demarest Hall on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. "The Subtle Bodi...
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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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