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Congratulations to William Granara on being named Walter Channing Cabot Fellow

May 5, 2020

Professor William Granara, Professor of the Practice of Arabic on the Gordon Gray Endowment, was named Walter Channing Cabot Fellow for the current academic year. The Cabot Fellowships are given annually to a select few faculty colleagues in recognition of their achievements and scholarly eminence in the fields of “literature, history or art.” Professor Granara was honored with this award to reflect his outstanding contributions to his field...

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Professor Gregory Nagy reflects on the idea of "immediate learning" in an age of necessitated distance education

April 8, 2020

The Internet is a medium of intermediacy for immediate learning…Unlike the old technology of writing, the new technology of the Internet has the power of creating a synchronous environment for immediate learning in dialogue. 

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New Book by Professor Karen Thornber: Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care

April 2, 2020

Karen Thornber's new book Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care analyzes how narratives from diverse communities globally and in languages from Afrikaans to Yiddish engage with a broad range of diseases and other serious health conditions and advocate for empathic, compassionate, and respectful care that facilitates healing and enables wellbeing.... Read more about New Book by Professor Karen Thornber: Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care