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Barbara Gold and Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Gold and Rabinowitz Present in London

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, and Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz gave a lead-off talk titled “22 Years of Feminist Theory and the Classics” at a conference on “Classics and the New Faces of Feminism.” The conference was held Jan. 31 at the Institute for Classical Studies in London.  More ...

Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Nancy Rabinowitz Organizes Outreach Discussion at SCS

Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and Dr. Fiona McHardy (University of Roehampton) jointly facilitated a roundtable discussion at the meetings of the Society for Classical Studies (formerly the APA) in New Orleans, Jan. 8-11.  More ...

Corinne Bancroft '10 and Peter Rabinowitz
Rabinowitz and Bancroft ’10 Present at NCTE Convention

Peter J. Rabinowitz and Corinne Bancroft ’10 were invited to lead an interactive session at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference on Nov. 21, in Washington, D.C. Rabinowitz is the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature.  More ...

Werewere Liking
Multidimensional Artist From Ivory Coast to Visit Hamilton

Werewere-Liking, an artist and philanthropist from the Ivory Coast, will visit Hamilton on Nov. 19 and 20.  She will hold a workshop on Hidjingo, a Ki-Yi Mbock healing dance on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Blood Fitness Center Dance Studio, and will give a talk, “Profession: ‘Woman.’ Lessons learned from grandma for action in modern times” on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 4:10 p.m., in the Kennedy Auditorium, Taylor Science Center.  Both events are free and open to the public.  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Publishes Article on Ancient Comedy

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, published an article titled “Teaching Ancient Comedy: Joking about Race, Ethnicity, and Slavery” in From Abortion to Pederasty: Addressing Difficult Topics in the Classics Classroom.  More ...

Nancy Rabinowitz Edits New Volume

From Abortion to Pederasty: Addressing Difficult Topics in the Classics Classroom, co-edited by Professor of Comparative Literature Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz ,was recently published by Ohio State University Press.  More ...

Siri Cosper '16
Siri Cosper ’16 Immersed in Language Learning

In the U.S., having command of more than one language can only help one’s job prospects. However, in many countries this skill is simply a prerequisite for employment. Siri Cosper ’16 is spending the summer teaching English in Madrid interning with the language academy Languages 247.  More ...

Barbara Gold
Gold Gives Classics Conference Plenary Address

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, gave a plenary address at the biennial Celtic Conference in Classics held June 25-28 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her address was titled “Simone Weil: Receiving the Iliad.”  More ...

Corinne Bancroft '10 and Peter Rabinowitz
Style Issue on New Curricular Model by Peter Rabinowitz, Corinne Bancroft ’10

Style has devoted a special issue (Volume 48/1) to recent pedagogical work by Peter J. Rabinowitz and Corinne Bancroft ’10. Rabinowitz is  the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of Comparative Literature. The issue begins with Rabinowitz and Bancroft’s “Euclid at the Core: Recentering Literary Education.”  More ...

Kevin Welsh '16
Across the Plains, Across the Sound: Regional Ideologies in the U.S.

Although the “Midwest” is a generally understood term, a definitive list of Midwestern states does not exist, which calls into question exactly where this region lies. Kevin Welsh ’15, who’s pursuing an Emerson Project with the supervision of Professor Peter Rabinowitz, was faced with this dilemma when he started his research. His project, “Uncovering the 'Quality of Distortion': Investigating the Cultural Divide Between the Midwest and the East Using Midwestern Literature from the 1920’s and 30’s,” requires an understanding of what “the Midwest” means.  More ...

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