Friedman Co-Authors Frankenstein Narrative History

In "Monstrous Progeny: A History of the Frankenstein Narratives," Professor of Media and Society Les Friedman and Professor of History Allison Kavey (City College of New York) trace the Frankenstein narrative from Mary Shelley's 1818 novel through its many adaptations to explore its enduring appeal across genres and eras. In "Monstrous Progeny," which will be published in June by Rutgers Universi...  More >>

Shafer Named Signal Culture Resident

Assistant Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer has been awarded a research residency with Signal Culture, an experimental media art collaborative, where she will spend a week developing a class around media curation. In January of 2014, Signal Culture began its artist-in-residence program, which offers residencies in a live/work space in the village of Owego in central New York, fostering a...  More >>

Inside the News: Harriet Tubman, Sarah Bradford and the New $20 Bill

In April, the U.S. Treasury announced a facelift of the $5, $10 and $20 bills*, the last of which will bear the portrait of abolitionist, activist and U.S. Army spy Harriet Tubman. Tubman's first biographer, Sarah Hopkins Bradford, was an internationally renowned writer and a Geneva resident, whose home at 629 S. Main Street now houses the Hobart and William Smith Colleges admissions office. Brad...  More >>

Daniels '86 Named NJ Devils Senior VP

Donna L. Daniels '86 has been named the senior vice president of business services for the Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils. Daniels - who most recently served as the vice president in the NBA's Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) department - "will now help the Devils and the arena ‘optimize the organization's core business strategies and work with key partners, including Fa...  More >>

Terres '16 Lands Job with Yelp

Isabel Terres '16 recently accepted a position in a sales training program with Yelp, a leading online guide for crowd-sourced reviews on local restaurants and businesses. "I'm really excited to be working for Yelp in New York City. I think it will be an awesome opportunity," Terres says. "I have always used Yelp to look up restaurants and other businesses and found it particularly helpful while ...  More >>

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