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Julia Ferguson '16, covers the sights and sounds of the Gouverneur-St. Lawrence County Fair for North Country Public Radio.
North Country Public Radio Internship Sounds Good to Julia Ferguson ’16

Julia Ferguson ’16 is spending her summer learning the ins-and-outs of the broadcasting world in an internship that will continue into the fall at North Country Public Radio. Ferguson, a comparative literature major, is undertaking this internship through Hamilton’s Academic Semester in the Adirondacks, launching this academic year under General Director Janelle Schwartz.  More ...

Elizabeth Lvov '17 with Blacka di Danca, a well-known dancer who has performed in music videos and in shows in Times Square on New Years Eve.
Elizabeth Lvov ’17 Explores Female Identity Through Stories and Dance

Elizabeth Lvov ’17 is exploring the crossroads between women’s studies, cultural studies, creative writing and dance this summer through the lens of her comparative literature major in an Emerson Grant project titled “The Embodiment of Music: A Creative Exploration of Female Identity Through Stories and Dance.” Lvov is working with faculty advisor Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies Joyce Barry.  More ...

Adam Evertz '17
Does Flawed Language Limit Communication?

Adam Evertz '17 is delving into the limits of human verbal interaction this summer with a research project titled "Failures of Language: Literature and the Indescribable." Evertz is undertaking this research with funding through an Emerson Summer Cooperative Research Award, and under the advisement of The Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis '38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature, Peter Rabinowitz.   More ...

Winners of the Three Minute Thesis 2015 from left first runner-up Sabrina Yurkofsky '15, second runner-up M.E. Ficarra '15 and champion Lisbeth DaBramo '15.
Three Minute Thesis Debuts at Hamilton

Senior chemistry major Liz DaBramo was the champion and Sabrina Yurkofsky and M.E. Ficarra were first and second runners-up, respectively, in the inaugural Hamilton College Three Minute Thesis competition held May 2 in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium.  More ...

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Oxford Publishes Peter Rabinowitz’s Essay

Peter J. Rabinowitz, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature, published “Toward a Narratology of Cognitive Flavor” in the Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies, edited by Lisa Zunshine.  More ...

Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Nancy Rabinowitz Lectures in New Zealand

Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz recently presented a series of lectures at universities across New Zealand. She discussed her research on Orestes and Pylades, as well as prison teaching and feminist scholarship in classics.  More ...

Caroline Grunewald '15
Caroline Grunewald ’15 Awarded Fulbright ETA to Germany

Caroline Grunewald, a candidate for May graduation from Hamilton, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Germany. A comparative literature major at Hamilton, she studied abroad at Universität Tübingen, in Tübingen, Germany  in 2014 though Tufts Study Abroad Program.  More ...

Michael Chabon
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Michael Chabon to Give Tolles Lecture

Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, will speak at Hamilton as part of the Tolles Lecture series on Wednesday, April 1, at 8 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture, “An Evening With Michael Chabon,” is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a book-signing and reception in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Campus Center.  More ...

Lisbeth "Liz" DaBramo '15 and Erika Marte '15
Lisbeth DaBramo ’15 and Erika Marte ’15 Awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowships

Lisbeth “Liz” DaBramo and Erika Marte, both candidates for May graduation from Hamilton, will travel the world  as Thomas J. Watson Fellows for 2015-16. DaBramo’s project is titled “Water Ways: An Exploration of Water Sustainability Strategies,” and Marte’s is “The Faces and Functions of Educational Volunteerism in the 21st Century.”  More ...

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Peter Rabinowitz Discusses Intertextual Fusion

Peter J. Rabinowitz, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature, presented a paper on March 4 during the International Conference on Narrative in Chicago.  More ...

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