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BMC Seniors Reflect on Translating Blogs for Women from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted April 30, 2014
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Early this academic year we wrote about World Pulse Correspondent Neema Namadamu’s visit to campus as part of Agnès Peysson-Zeiss’ Praxis III French course in which students translated blog posts for the organization. We revisited the class in October to get an even better sense of what the students were doing to help women in the Democratic […]

Anthropologist, Sociologist, and Physician Didier Fassin Discusses “The Moral World of the Police” at Bryn Mawr College on April 22

Posted April 10, 2014
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At Bryn Mawr, we often talk about how a liberal arts education prepares students to tackle the complex, interdisciplinary questions of the world. Anthropologist, sociologist, and physician Didier Fassin, who will give a lecture titled “The Moral World of the Police” at Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, April 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Dalton 300, provides […]

French and Francophone Studies Hosts Lecture on “Media Feminism in the Belle Epoque”

Posted February 20, 2014
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On Monday, Feb. 24, Rachel Mesch, associate professor of French at Yeshiva University, will talk about “Media Feminism in the Belle Epoque: French Women’s Magazines and the Invention of the Celebrity Woman Writer.” This talk (in English) explores the complex ways in which the Belle Epoque women’s magazines Femina and La vie heureuse exploited new […]

Student-created Videos Promote Avignon Summer Program

Posted November 19, 2013

After being accepted to the six-week Institut d’études Françaises d’Avignon program prior to the summer of 2013, Heidi Gay ’15 and Emily Maroni ’15 were dismayed to find the informational videos for the program were no longer functioning due to technical issues. “There are different housing options,” says Gay. “So when we wanted to make […]

Visit by World Pulse Correspondent Highlights the Many Ways Bryn Mawr Community Connects on Campus and Globally

Posted September 18, 2013
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When World Pulse Correspondent Neema Namadamu comes to campus this week she’ll be meeting with students from Agnès Peysson-Zeiss’ Praxis III French course who are translating blog posts for the organization, having dinner with students from the 360° “To Protect the Health of the Public,” sitting down with students from Political Science Associate Professor Carol […]

360° for Spring 2013 Looks at “The Mediterranean as a Crossroads”; includes Travel to Marseille

Posted October 25, 2012
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“The Mediterranean as a Crossroads: History, Migrations, Identities,” one of three 360° course clusters being offered for Spring 2013, examines the social, historical, artistic, and cultural shape of the Mediterranean through the study of Mediterranean port-cities and their populations. “Mediterranean as a Crossroads” includes the courses Mediterranean Port‐Cities: Immigration and Identities, taught by Lecturer Agnès […]

Bryn Mawr Students Study in St. Petersburg as Part of Russian Flagship Program

Posted May 3, 2012
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Bryn Mawr students Marina Kec ’12 and Brandy Thoma ’12 have spent the past nine months immersed in Russian culture as part of a rigorous program available only at a few select colleges and universities. The Russian Flagship Program is an academic track open to all Tri-Co undergraduates who wish to attain superior Russian-language proficiency through an […]

Follow 360º Students as They Travel to Ghana Over Break

Posted March 1, 2012

Eighteen students and faculty said their goodbyes today before departing to the Titagya School in Northern Ghana for spring break as part of Bryn Mawr’s 360º: Learning and Narrating Childhood. Accompanying the sixteen students were faculty members Pim Higginson, associate professor and chair of French and francophone studies, and Alice Lesnick, director and senior lecturer […]