February 23, 2013
Two events featuring Cultural Odyssey’s Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor will take place on Monday, Feb. 25, and Wednesday, Feb 27. The events are free and open to the public and no tickets are required.
Q&A with Director to Follow Film
October 23, 2012
Independent French filmmaker Armel Hostiou will screen his latest production, Rives (“Day” in English), on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m., in the Red Pit. The film is spoken in Bosnian, French and Urdu with English subtitles and runs approximately 75 minutes; Hostiou will answer questions after the showing.
Appointment Effective on July 1, 2011
March 10, 2011
Patrick D. Reynolds, professor of biology at Hamilton, has been appointed dean of faculty at the college, effective July 1, 2011. He is currently serving in that capacity on an interim basis.
“Concerning Value: A Small College Liberal Arts Education”
March 22, 2010
An opinion piece titled “Concerning Value: A Small College Liberal Arts Education,”
written by Dean of Faculty Joe Urgo, appears in the March issue of University Business
magazine. “Because a liberal arts education cannot be monetized and exchanged, the question of its dollar value is the wrong question to ask,” wrote Urgo. “The appropriate question is: what is the value of the setting in which the liberal arts education is pursued, and are there students and families who find that setting worth the monetary sacrifice? How much training, support, social opportunity, and community experience do we think it appropriate to provide those who will be leading our society in the future?” More ...
February 3, 2010
Dean of Faculty Joseph R. Urgo has co-authored a new book, Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom!
(University Press of Mississippi, March, 2010), with Noel Polk, professor emeritus of English at Mississippi State University. More ...
January 4, 2010
Dean of Faculty Joseph Urgo presented a paper titled “Faulkner’s Pedagogy” at the 125th Modern Language Association annual conference in Philadelphia. The panel was sponsored by the William Faulkner Society and chaired by Hamilton Professor of English Catherine Gunther Kodat. More ...
May 8, 2008
Dean of Faculty Joseph Urgo's essay, "Gorham Munson Falls Out with Cather: A Letter" was published in Willa Cather: New Facts, New Glimpses, Revisions
, eds. John J. Murphy and Merrill Maguire Skaggs (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Press). The essay is based on a letter discovered by Urgo in a Drew University archive. Through a close reading of the 1934 letter from Cather to critic Gorham Munson, probably never mailed, Urgo reconstructs a previously undocumented aspect of Cather's relationship with her contemporaries. More ...