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  • Honors Prof on Women's Place in Bengali Film

    Honors Professor, Dr. Srimati Mukherjee has recently had a book published examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition of tradition and culture regarding women in Bengali cinema. It argues the antithesis of women’s roles, particularly in terms of ideas of resistance, revolution, change, and autonomy, by suggesting they convey resistance to hegemonic structures, encouraging a re-envisioning of women’s positions within the familial-social matrix. This book will be a useful contribution for students and scholars of South Asian Culture, Film Studies and Gender Studies.

  • Honors Students Team With CLA & Spanish to Make a Difference

    From the Spanish Department: 

    Spanish major Natasha Tax is making waves in communities across the world. This past summer she traveled to San Rafael Mendoza, Argentina to serve with the Servants of the Lord in homes for children without parents as well as disabled elderly men and women. During the fall, she participated in the College of Liberal Arts Washington Semester and interned at Family Research Council. She will be spending spring break in Mexico City serving with the Missionaries of Charity in homes for disabled, ill, and abandoned women. Her next stops place her in the Dominican Republic as a site coordinator/translator for several groups of American missionaries and Ohio as an intern at the Republican National Convention.

    Spanish major and Diamond Research Scholar Taylor Kaminsky is currently interning at the College of Public Health where she administers Health Literacy screenings to the Hispanic community in North Philadelphia and coordinates a research project entitled "Student Outcomes Related to Exposure to Community-Based Research". In this role, Taylor  tracks student participation in service learning, administers pre/post-test surveys, attends community/class events, and helps faculty with class research projects. She will additionally be working with Associate Professor of Instruction in Spanish Patricia Moore-Martinez and the LASS students on their community service involvement.

  • Honors Alum Sees Power in People

    Technical.ly founder Chris Wink is an Honors alum who has taken his interest in the communities people create to the information age. He started Technically Philly and since then his blog has expanded to Baltimore, Brooklyn, and beyond.  You can read more about him and his mission here.

  • Honors Prof. Erik Cordes On Huffington Post

    Dr. Erik Cordes and his colleague Iliana Baums are making some strides in oil spill cleanup following the Deepwater Horizon spill. Huffington Post has the full lowdown.

  • Honors Alum Bridges Gap Between Hospital & Community

    Honors alumnus Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos was featured in The Baltimore Sun for his work with Medicine for the Greater Good, an organization dedicated to meeting patients where they are in order to give more people medical care and education.  For a full description of what good work this group is doing, read up here.

  • Honors Alum Returns with UNbelievable Job

    Temple News features one of our very own Alumna, Ndidi Anyaegbunam in a profile by one of our very own current students, Michaela Winberg. Ndidi was a Political Science major in CLA before heading to Harvard Law and eventually took a job as a Programme Director with the United Nations.

  • Honors Professor Nancy Morris Spotlight in Temple News

    Honors professor Dr. Nancy Morris, was highlighted in the Temple News for her course “Politics and Panpipes: Latin American Protest Music”  which explores the impact of protest music. Read the entire article here.

  • Prof. Margaret Carney on the "Evolution" of Campus in Class

    Honorable Michaela Winberg covers this Fall's Honors course "Evolution of the Temple Campus", which rose out of the student body's desire to learn more about the future of Temple.

  • Honors Professor Ralph Young On Black Lives Matter

    Honors Professor Ralph Young was on WHYY's Radio Times to discuss Black Lives Matter and its place in the current climate and history. Listen here!

  • Honors Professor Andrew Ervin Reviewed in New York Times

    Well, his book was anyways. Ervin's debut novel, Burning Down George Orwell's House, was reviewed by Christopher Buckley for the New York Times' Sunday Book Review. His novel is out now via Soho Press. 

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