Summer 2021 Newsletter

Top Stories

Laɣim Tehi Tuma/Thinking Together (LTT) Program in Ghana: Launch and News of the 2021 Program!

This year, the program’s ninth, LTT will run from early June through July with a hybrid approach (as last year, due to the pandemic).

The Avignon Program, Russian Language Institute, and Jordan Program Move Online for Summer 2021

This coming summer the Institut d’Avignon (Avignon Program), the Russian Language Institute (RLI), and the Arabic Language and Interdisciplinary Learning Program (Jordan Program) are continuing in an online/remote learning and teaching environment.

B.J. Epstein '01 and Sweeta Yaqoobi '21 Celebrate the Online Launch of In Other Words: Bryn Mawr in Translation

It has been a year of slow but satisfying progress for In Other Words: Bryn Mawr in Translation, a website devoted to works translated by members of the BMC community that celebrates the rich experience of creative life in a multilingual academic environment.

Faculty News

Italian Department's Alessandro Giammei Co-Curates Translation of Letters of Virginia Woolf and Lytton Strachey

Assistant Professor of Italian Alessandro Giammei and Italian writer Chiara Valerio have co-curated and co-translated an edition of the letters of Virginia Woolf and Lytton Strachey for the Italian publisher nottetempo.

Julien Suaudeau's 'Le Spectateur Zéro' Named 2020 Best French Book on Film

Le Spectateur zéro: Conversation sur le montage (The Spectator Zero: A Conversation About Film Editing), co-written by Julien Suaudeau, lecturer in French and Francophone Studies and director of Film Studies, recently received the 2020 Best French Book on Film award from the Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cinéma. Suaudeau co-wrote the book with the film editor Yann Dedet.

Min Kyung Lee Awarded the First Banister Fletcher Global Fellowship

Min Kyung Lee, assistant professor of Growth and Structure of Cities, was recently awarded the Banister Fletcher Global Fellowship. The Fellowship is endowed by the University of London Institute in Paris partnered with the Bartlett School of Architecture and Queen Mary University of London.

Student Achievement

Watson Fellow Zijia Zhuang ’21 Will Travel to Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Ghana, and Germany

The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the U.S., awarded to graduating seniors nominated by one of 41 partner institutions.

Trang Duong '22 Researches COVID-19 in Vietnam

Since the fall, math major/data science minor Trang Duong '22 has worked as a researcher with Oxford University’s Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU), which is modeling COVID-19 cases and transmission in her home country of Vietnam.

In Brief

French and Francophone Studies Students Selected for Teaching Assistant Program in France

Six Bi-Co students from the French and Francophone Studies Departments have been selected to participate in the The Teaching Assistant Program in France.