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Making Change: Working for Social Justice Conference
The Kirkland Project at Hamilton College will sponsor a conference, "Making Change: Working for Social Justice," on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, on the Hamilton campus. The keynote address will be delivered by Robert Moses '56, founder of the national math literacy program, the Algebra Project. His talk, on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel, will be followed by a series of panel discussions related to social change. The conference is free and open to the public. More ...
Frechette Presents Paper at Asian Studies Conference
Ann Frechette, Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies, presented a paper, "State Building without a State: The Role of the Refugee Camp in the Tibetan Diaspora," at a conference on "Revisiting the Asian State" sponsored by the International Institute for Asian Studies at Leiden University, the Netherlands, June 30-July 1, 2002. More ...
Benjamin R. Barber, Gershon and Carrol Kekst Professor of Civil Society, University of Maryland
Globalization a Year After 9/11: Terrorism or Democracy?
Best-selling author and political theorist Benjamin R. Barber will speak on globalization on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Barber is the Gershon and Carrol Kekst Professor of Civil Society at the University of Maryland and a principal of the Democracy Collaborative. His talk is titled "Globalization a Year After 9/11: Terrorism or Democracy?" More ...
Sharpley-Whiting Appointed Chair of MLA Advisory Committee on Foreign Languages
Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting, professor of French and chair of Africana studies, was appointed chair of the Advisory Committee on Foreign Languages by the executive committee of the Modern Language Association. The appointment is effective July 2002-June 2003. More ...
Adirondack Adventure participants relax atop Seymour Mountain
Adirondack Adventure 2002 a Success
Adirondack Adventure, one of Hamilton's pre-orientation programs for first-year students, celebrated its 19th year from Aug. 19-24 with a record number of participants. Students who opt to participate in this program arrive on campus a week before the rest of their class for a four-day trip in the Adirondacks, followed by several days at a ropes course center. Trip options include mountain biking, rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking and community service. More ...
Dick Couper '44 to be Honored by Oneida County Historical Society
Hamilton College Life Trustee will Richard Couper '44 will be honored by the Oneida County Historical Society on Thursday, Sept. 5, at Harts Hill Inn. The Historical Society has renamed its "Living Legends" award in honor of Couper. The award will be called the Richard W. Couper Living Legend Award in honor of Couper, who "has not only worked long hours on behalf of the Society, but also as a volunteer for many non-profit organizations," said Kevin Marken, of the Historical Society. More ...
Smallen Quoted in a University Business Article
Dave Smallen, vice president for information technology is quoted in a University Business article about the distance learning software Blackboard. Smallen said, “the technology facilitates Hamilton’s core values by extending the classroom beyond the meeting times, increasing time on task for students, and helping them be better prepared to use the in-class time for substantive discussions.” Faculty uses the course management system to distribute materials, provide a forum for discussions outside the classroom among other things. Students have embraced this online system even though as the writer states in the beginning of the article, “Everything about Hamilton College in Clinton, NY says, ‘Come live here.’ This top liberal arts, residential college seems the antithesis of distance education.” More ...
Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professor of Sociology Dan Chambliss
Chambliss Appointed to Middle States Commission
Christian A. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Professor of Sociology Dan Chambliss has been appointed to fill an unexpired term as a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education through Dec. 31. He will also stand for election to a full term which would run until Dec. 31, 2005. Chambliss was nominated by Hamilton College President Eugene M. Tobin. More ...
Cafruny Presents Paper
Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs Alan Cafruny presented his paper titled “Assessing the Transatlantic Relationship: Implications of Trade and Monetary Conflicts for the International Political Economy” in Rome, Italy, at the Istituto Affari Internazionali Conference on New International Challenges: Reassessing the Transatlantic Partnership. More ...
Kevin Grant
Grant Publishes Article in Journal of British Studies
Assistant Professor of History Kevin Grant published an article, "Bones of Contention: The Repatriation of the Remains of Roger Casement," in the Journal of British Studies, July 2002, pp. 329-353. He also published an essay titled, "The Post-Cold War Era, 1988-2002," in John Grayson Kirk (ed.), The History of the World. (World Publications, 2002). He presented a paper on the subject of "Trusteeship, Empire, and International Government," at the Anglo-American Conference of Historians in London in July. More ...
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