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Joseph Mwantuali
Mwantuali Discusses His Book in Paris

Professor of French Joseph Mwantuali discussed his book Tu le diras à ma mère on Dec. 17 at the French Ministry of Overseas Affairs in Paris. He was an invited guest of the National Committee for the Memory and History of Slavery.  More ...

Mwantuali’s Book Now Available in French

Tu le diras à ma mère, the French version of Tell This to My Mother by Professor of French Joseph Mwantuali, was published in Paris last week by Présence Africaine, a prestigious publishing house in the francophone African world.  More ...

Four Promoted to Professor

Hamilton College Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds announced the promotion of four Hamilton faculty members to the rank of professor. Brian Collett, physics; Heather Merrill, Africana studies; Cheryl Morgan, French; and Lisa Trivedi, history, were promoted effective Oct. 3.  More ...

John C. O'Neal
O'Neal Writes on Tolerance for Religion Journal

Professor of French John C. O’Neal’s article “The Potential Convergence of Religious and Secular Interests in Voltaire's Traité sur la tolérance” has been published in the journal Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, volume 5 (2015): 211-30.  More ...

Asad Javed '16
Asad Javed ’16 Reimagines Moliere's Tartuffe Through Costume Design

Asad Javed ’16 is working this summer through an Emerson Grant to transpose the Molière classic Tartuffe into a number of new settings, in a project titled “Unholy Vanities and Holy Prose: A Reimagination of Moliere's Tartuffe through Costume Design.” Javed, a French and  interdisciplinary studies (film) double major, is undertaking this project in creative collaboration with Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Andrew Holland.  More ...

Four Graduating Seniors to Teach in France in 2015-16

Graduating seniors Ryan Dorey, Victoria Lin, Sara Kleinman and Isabel Oskwarek were chosen by the French Ministry of Education to participate in the Teaching Assistants in France Program for 2015-16.  More ...

Faculty Dissect Europe in Crisis

The age-old adage of “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” appears to be playing itself out yet again in Europe. From the return of “the German question,” to civil unrest in the former USSR, or the resurgence of political scapegoating and economic disarray, current conditions are raising concern from the global community. On April 2 the Government Department hosted a roundtable panel of four Hamilton faculty members to address key elements of the continent’s contemporary crisis.  More ...

Hamilton to Host “Europe in Crisis” Panel Discussion

Hamilton will host a faculty panel discussion, “Europe in Crisis,” on Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn. The discussion is free and open to the public.  More ...

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