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Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday with the Passion of Poetry

Dr. Jo Carney of the English Department will be facilitating a reading of Shakespeare’s sonnets on April 23 in honor of the Shakespeare’s (would-be) 450th birthday. Yes, even centuries later Shakespeare is relevant and read the world over. But Why, you may ask, does this long-gone poet continue to be read, cited, and bowed down to?Continue Reading

“Ghosts of Rwanda” Film Screening, April 14 at 5:30 pm

Date and Time: Mon., April 14  @ 5:30 pm Location: Education Building Rm 212 Ghosts of Rwanda:  Film screening and discussion of the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.  Discussion led by Professor Matthew Bender, History.

HSS Senior Accepts Teaching Assistantship in Austria

Matt Knoth, senior International Studies major, has been granted a US Teaching Assistantship (USTA) from the Austrian-American Educational Commission (a.k.a. Austrian Fulbright Commission). Having spent a whole year abroad immersed in foreign languages, Matt then began pursuing every international opportunity possible. After all, who could blame him? Matt has already spent one whole semester studyingContinue Reading

Dean’s Letter: April 6, 2014

April 6, 2014 Dear Students: Some of you have already registered for classes for the fall; some of you will be registering this week; and some of you are thinking, “Wow – I’m really graduating because I’m not registering for fall classes!” For those of you who are continuing on to fall classes, I wouldContinue Reading

Prof. Diane Steinberg Named National Historian of English Honor Society

Dr. Felicia Steele: “Diane Vanner Steinberg, who has served as one of the sponsors for the TCNJ chapter for 14 years, was elected to the national board of Sigma Tau Delta. She will serve as the Historian of the organization, maintaining the archives and the written history of the national organization, for the next four years.

TCNJ Circle K Member Elected NJ District Governor

Ten of TCNJ Circle K’s members attended the 50th Annual New Jersey Circle K District Convention held on March 14th through 16th in Piscataway, New Jersey. The club brought home awards for “Distinguished Club Improvement,” “Outstanding Website,” “Outstanding Secretary and President,” ”Distinguished Editor and Vice President,” and “Outstanding Club Achievement.”  Additionally, one of the members, Dawn Kreder, was electedContinue Reading

Meet the Two Historians who Used Spanish to Re-Tell History for Indigenous Audiences on April 10

Date and Time: Thurs., April 10 @ 4-5:30 pm Location: Paul Loser Hall, Room 106 Lecture by Camilla Townsend (Rutgers) about Nahuatl (Aztec) historians in the early colonial period who re-appropriated their Spanish language training to write histories for indigenous audiences.

Columbia Univ. Fellow on “Trust vs. Transparency in Modern Democracies,” April 10

Date and Time: Thurs., April 10 @ 11:30 – 12:20 Location: Education 212 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Fellow, Dr. Michael Schudson (Columbia University), will give a lecture entitled “Trust vs. Transparency in Modern Democracies,” cosponsored by TCNJ’s Politics Forum.

Speech on Skaters Empowering the Youth of Afghanistan, Wed., April 9

Date and Time: Wed., April 9 @ 5:30 pm Location: Library Auditorium “Skateistan:  Using Skateboarding to Empower the Youth of Afghanistan,” by Benafsha Tasmim.

International Studies Honor Society Info. Event, Wed., April 9

Date and Time: Wed., April 9  @ 8:30 pm Location: Social Science 105. Sigma Iota Rho, International Studies Honor Society: information event.