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Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin Fall 2005 issue
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A COMMON VALUE
At Reunion 2005, alumnae explored the extensive renovations on campus and celebrated each other’s lives.
THE HYMN IS ALIVE AND WELL By Bertie Dawes Wood ’52
An alumna crosses the country to watch her daughter celebrate Lantern Night.
THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD
After 27 years of driving a big rig, McBride Scholar Annabella Wood ’08 is reveling in the “incredibly exhilarating experience of Bryn Mawr.”
English 379: “Bessie Head: The African Griot(te),” Associate Professor of English Linda-Susan Beard. Students are exposed to the South African author’s oeuvre, extant critical theory about her books, and some of her personal correspondences.
March family values By Alicia Bessette
Elaine Cottler Showalter ’62 has edited Louisa May Alcott’s March trilogy and has embarked on a literary history of American women writers from 1650 to 2000.
•Convocation keynote speaker Anne Garrels reports on Iraq
•Physics professor ACE Fellow
•$1M grant for economic diversity
•Hughes receives national award
•Shakespeare goes to film school
•Arabic language study funded
•Campaign to save newspapers, languages
•Center for Child and Family Well Being holds conference
•Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research to celebrate 90th anniversary with September 24 Reunion
•Alumnae in the news