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Klinkner Interviewed by USA Today
In a study conducted for USA Today, Hamilton College Government Professor Philip Klinkner found that ballot design and race were the crucial factors in accounting for spoiled ballots in the Florida 2000 election. Klinkner’s analysis finds that when you control for various factors, non-straight ballots (butterfly ballots, two-page ballots, multiple column ballots, etc.) had a spoilage rate of approximately three times that of straight ballots (one page, one column) --2.4% vs. 7.5%. More ...
Jazz Archive Noted in Jazz Times
The November issue of Jazz Times mentions Hamilton's Jazz Archive in Nat Hentoff's column, "Final Chorus." In a column about Jo Jones, Hentoff writes, "Locke spoke of Jo, and his own life in jazz, for the Hamilton College Jazz Archive, directed by Monk Rowe. The Archive's hundreds of oral histories range from Doc Cheatham to Bill Charlap." More ...
Li Meets with U.S. National Committee for Asian Pacific Security
Government Professor Cheng Li spoke to the U.S. National Committee for Asian Pacific Security on Friday. He discussed U.S.-China relations in light of President Bush's recent APEC visit. More ...
Dalle Participates in Roundtable
On Nov. 5, Matthieu Dalle, visiting instructor of French, participated in a roundtable titled, "Naissance et éclosion des radios libres, de 1977 à 1981," ("Birth and Development of Free Radio [in France] from 1977 to 1981") at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris. More ...
Frechette Lectures on Chinese Culture
Ann Frechette, Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies and assistant professor of anthropology, conducted a two-day workshop on Chinese culture for 120 families who are adopting children from China. She gave five lectures: 4000 Years of Chinese Civilization; China's Modern History; The Chinese Language; Language, Nation, and Ethnic Relations; and Families, Festivals, and Food. She also showed the movie "To Live." She organized the workshop in conjunction with China Adoption with Love, one of the largest China-US adoption agencies in the country, with whom she is also collaborating on her second book project, "The Invisible Red Thread: Concepts of the Family in an Interconnected World." More ...
Li Presents Paper at Harvard
Government Professor Cheng Li presented a paper on "Avant-Garde Artists in Shanghai: Transcending Old Boundaries and Seeking New Identities" (co-authored with Lynn White at Princeton) at a conference on "Political Culture and Political Experimentation in Modern Shanghai." The conference was held Nov. 3-5 at the Fairbank Center of Harvard University. More ...
Levitt Center Welcomes IRSA Director
Lavinia Limon, interim executive director of Immigration and Refugee Services of America (IRSA) and the U.S. Committee for Refugees (USCR) spoke at the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center at Hamilton College during a luncheon on Nov. 2. More ...
Long Night's Journey Into Day
Long Night's Journey Into Day, the award-winning documentary on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will be shown tonight, (Thursday 11/1), at 7 p.m., in KJ Auditorium. It will be followed by a discussion of the New South Africa and J. M. Coetzee's latest novel, Disgrace. Sponsored by the members of Sociology 381, Global Racisms, and English/CompLit 282, New Literatures in English. More ...
Emerson Project Poetry Reading
Emerson Project award winner Meghan Lynch will read her "Poems from the Merrimack Valley," today (Thursday, Nov. 1), at 4:10 p.m. in the Red Pit, in the Kirner-Johnson Building. Lynch researched the history of North Andover and her personal relationship with the area. From her research she created a collection of poems drawing from her understanding of the area and her personal experience. More ...
Operation Christmas Child Drive Begins
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and La Vanguardia are co-sponsoring "Operation Christmas Child." The groups will collect small gifts, pack them, wrap and send them off all over the world to be given to needy children. There will be collection boxes in the Chapel, Cafe Opus and Beinecke for the next two weeks. These gifts can be anything that will fit in a shoe box, such as small cars, dolls, yo-yos, pencils, toothbrushes, washcloths, lollipops, socks, or books. Gifts and monetary donations may be dropped off at the Beinecke Table from Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Kit Schofield at(315) 859-2552 or kschofie@hamilton.edu for information or to volunteer. More ...
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