Summer 2021 Newsletter
Assistant Professor of Italian Alessandro Giammei and Italian writer Chiara Valerio at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York in 2020.
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).
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Six Bi-Co students from the French and Francophone Studies Departments have been selected to participate in the The Teaching Assistant Program in France.