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Preludes to the Nigerian Genocide

Chukwuma Onyia, associate director of the Genocide Prevention in Africa Initiative, joins the HWS Human Rights and Genocide Symposium lecture series with his talk “Nigeria: Re-Conceptualizing and Defining History" in the Sanford Room.Chukwuma Onyia, associate director of the Genocide Prevention in Africa Initiative, joined the HWS Human Rights and Genocide Symposium lecture series with his talk “Nigeria: Re-Conceptualizing and Defining History.” Based at…
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Writing for Change: Ramtahal ’20 Publishes Chapbook

Daffodils in the GardenBJessica Ramtahal ’20 released her first formal publication, daffodils in the garden on Amazon in July. The self-published book of poems speaks of the trauma that Ramtahal has faced and…
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Model African Union

Model African UN 054Last weekend, the HWS chapter of Model African Union hosted the fourth annual New York 6 Regional Model African Union Conference on campus, with HWS members serving as delegates representing Ethiopia,…
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HWS Summer Classes

Summer Outside3Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity…
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Gallouët Presents at Interdisciplinary Conference in Senegal

Gallouet_1Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies and Africana Studies, recently presented at the international conference of the Groupe de Recherches sur les Représentations Européennes de l’Afrique et des…
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Model African Union

Members of the HWS Model African Union gather with Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear (center) after participating in the 2018 International Model African Union Conference at Howard University.Representing delegates from the nations of Chad and Gabon at the 2018 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University, HWS students engaged in a weekend of dialogue and debate…
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Farash Scholarships Supporting Student Access

For the past six years, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation has been helping local HWS students who are the first in their families to attend college reach their…
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Magin ’18 to Ethiopia with Peace Corps

Magin_Dan_1Daniel Magin ’18 will travel to Ethiopia with the Peace Corps following his graduation in May where he will serve as a TEFL/English Language Teaching Specialist in Africa’s second most…
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HWS Celebrates Kwanzaa 2017

Kwanzaa 2Hosted by Sankofa: the Black Students’ Union, the annual Kwanzaa Celebration at Hobart and William Smith will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. “Sankofa is devoted to celebrating…
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Racial Disparities in the Prison System

Schuler James PosterOn any given day, there are roughly 1.5 million people incarcerated in adult prisons in the U.S. For many years, James Schuler was one of them. Schuler will bring his…
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