Allegheny College Associate Professor of French Briana Lewis has started a podcast that she hopes will open a dialogue about the relevance of Victor Hugo’s work in the 21st-century world. Lewis, who received degrees from Furman University, Boston University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has taught at Allegheny for the past
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Kyle Kanell has never left North America, but this summer his studies will take him across the Atlantic Ocean to Meknes, Morocco, where he has been awarded the ProjectGO scholarship for an intensive study of Arabic. Originally from Beaver, Pennsylvania, Kanell transferred to Allegheny College in the fall of 2017 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Allegheny College sophomore Grace O’Malley has been awarded an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). O’Malley is the third Allegheny student to win a Hollings Scholarship in the last two years. The competitive scholarship includes two years of tuition support and a paid 10-week summer internship to conduct research, resource
Allegheny College senior Samantha Bretz will compete for the title of Miss Pennsylvania in June, now that she already carries the banner of Miss Crawford County. Bretz was crowned Miss Crawford County 2018 in February, competing against eight other contestants in Conneaut Lake. She won the interview, talent and evening gown awards as well as
The Allegheny College Department of Modern and Classical Languages will present its free 2018 International Film Festival, a five-week series of foreign films to be shown at The Movies at Meadville at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays between Jan. 31 and Feb. 28. The series begins on Jan. 31 with the 2017 French film “Faces Places”
Frank T. McClure Professor of Greek and Latin Judson Herrman presented a paper on “Others as Athenians in the third Philippic” at a panel on identity in Greek oratory for the Celtic Conference in Classics in Montreal in July 2017.
Professor of French and Chair of International Studies Laura Reeck contributed the chapter on France to The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions (ed. Waïl S. Hassan), which was just released. In the chapter, Reeck creates a literary history for what could be called the Arab diasporic novel in France.
Assistant Professor of German Julia Ludewig and Associate Professor of French Laura Reeck presented on roundtables at the GLCA World Literature Symposium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 1-3. Their contributions to the roundtables were based on position papers titled “Distributed Visual Storytelling in Reineke” and “The French Case: Questions of Diversity in the Global
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Barbara Riess’s translation of the short story “Brutal Mirage” by Guillermo López-Prieto was published in this month’s Cuban Counterpoints: Public Scholarship about a Changing Cuba. Riess will be taking a group of 12 Allegheny students with Prof. Brittany Davis to Cuba for an Experiential Learning Tour, “Revolutionary Products,” on
Works by Mozart, Beethoven and Bartók, performed by the award-winning Alexander String Quartet, resounded in a third-floor classroom on a recent morning in Allegheny College’s Ruter Hall. But the students taking in the performance weren’t attending a music course. Instead, they were studying German language and literature.