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HWS Global Café

Global Cafe 5Led by student global ambassadors, Global Cafés are an opportunity for all students – including those who have returned from a study abroad program, have completed academic course work in the…
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“Build Your Own Westeros”

Klaus Eric Class-00074In the first-year seminar “Build Your Own Westeros,” named after the setting in the popular Game of Thrones franchise, students have spent the semester studying dystopias and utopias, peering through…
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German Scholarship in Blocker Showcase

Spring '18 Students studied abroad in Germany showcase their internships and studies throughout the semester.Transformed by immersive study abroad opportunities in Germany, 20 Hobart and William Smith students shared their reflections during this year’s Blocker Cultural Showcase— named for the generosity of Julius G.…
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German Studies Welcome

Visiting Assistant Professor of German Area Studies Ashwin Manthripragada and Associate Professor of German Area Studies Eric Klaus chat with students at the German Area Studies Welcome Dinner at the Office of Intercultural Affairs.To celebrate the beginning of the semester, new and returning members of the German Area Studies Department attended the annual Welcome Dinner to discuss the year ahead over traditional German…
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Examining Work of Sylvia Plath

Plath_1American writer Sylvia Plath is best known for her poems and semi-autobiographical book The Bell Jar, but her translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s 1907 poem “Ein Prophet” provides unprecedented insight…
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