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Martin Espada
Poet, Activist Martin Espada to Visit Hamilton
Poet, essayist and political activist Martin Espada will visit Hamilton College in November. He will read from his work on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn, and will give a lecture, "Poetry and Politics," on Friday, Nov. 8, at 12 noon in the Red Pit. Both events are free and open to the public. Espada's visit is sponsored by the English department, Spanish department, Office of the President, The Levitt Center and La Vanguardia. More ...
Coach Grady Supports Jamie Benson Scholarship Fund
Last summer, the twelve-year old brother of Hamilton College student Josh Benson '06 died from a heart condition. Head Coach of Men's Ice Hockey Phil Grady is going to make the 23-mile run from Hamilton College in Clinton to Hamilton, N.Y. to raise money for the Jamie Benson Scholarship Fund. The fund was established by the Benson family and their hometown. More ...
Trivedi Presents Paper at University of Michigan Conference
Assistant Professor of History Lisa N. Trivedi presented the paper,"Rituals of Time: Khadi Flags and the Nationalist Calendar in India, 1920-1945" to a conference held to honor Romila Thapar, the most eminent historian of ancient India, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 24-26. More ...
Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Associate Professor of Government
Klinkner Co-Authors Harvard Study on Spoiled Election Ballots
Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Associate Professor of Government, is co-author of a Harvard University report about spoiled ballots in the 2000 election. The Civil Rights Project (CRP) at Harvard University released the report, "Democracy Spoiled," by Klinkner, Christopher Edley, co-director of CRP, and Jocelyn Benson and Vesla Weaver, CRP research assistants. Their research found that whether or not a vote is counted greatly depends on where it is cast, proving that ballot spoilage is a national problem that dilutes the voice of millions of Americans. In 2000, two million people who turned out to vote were disenfranchised, according to the report. More ...
Hamilton College Offers Free Performing Arts Events to Celebrate Family Weekend
In celebration of Hamilton College's 2002 Family Weekend, the Departments of Theatre and Dance and Music will present several free performances by students and faculty in the dance program, choir, orchestra, and jazz ensemble. More ...
Haley Attends Classical Association of Atlantic States
Professor of Classics and Africana Studies Shelley Haley attended the Classical Association of the Atlantic States conference in New Brunswick, NJ, in October, where she introduced the luncheon speaker, Martha Southgate. Southgate is a novelist who wrote The Fall of Rome, which features as one of three protagonists a black classicist at an elite prep school in New England. More ...
Whitcomb '81 Appeared on Buchanan and Press
Christopher Whitcomb '81, former FBI special agent, appeared on Pat Buchanan's MSNBC show Buchanan and Press on October 21. Whitcomb commented on the investigation of the sniper who has killed 10 people in the D.C. area. About the sniper's letter, Whitcomb said, "He apparently made statements in that note that really disturbed law enforcement; maybe talked about a much-larger slaying, something much worse than we’ve seen before." More ...
Kirkland Project Masculinities Panel at Colgate
The Kirkland Project's series on Masculinities will repeat its panel, "What Makes a Man?: Intellectual Investigations into Manhood, Masculinities and Men," at Colgate University. Kris Paap (sociology), Nancy Rabinowitz (comparative literature), Dana Luciano (English) and Marianne Janack (philosophy) will be joined by Meika Loe, a faculty member in women's studies and sociology/anthropology at Colgate, for the panel discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m., Ho Lecture Room, 105 Lawrence Hall. More ...
George Shields
Hamilton College to Create an Intensive Summer "Bridge" Research Program
Hamilton College Professor and Chair of Chemistry George C. Shields received a grant from the National Science Foundation to build a program that will increase the number of students participating in the sciences who are normally underrepresented in these fields. "The program centers around an intensive summer research program that aims to create an environment that retains women and minority science majors and increases the number of Hamilton College science graduates who go on to graduate programs," Shields said. More ...
Announcing the Alumni Review Electronic Archive
A collection of Alumni Review information painstakingly assembled and entered into a new searchable on-line data base is available for use. More ...
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