Digital Mapping Explores Nowhere

You wouldn't think even a digital map could help you find nowhere. Unless, that is, you were taking Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Alla Ivanchikova's course, "Geographies of Nowhere." The class examines representations of the frontier, and studies spaces in literature. Students use open-source visualization and mapping tools during their literary inquiries. "My idea was...  More >>

English Department Hosts Community Event

Hobart and William Smith have been continually defined by the strong spirit of community and fellowship among students and faculty. This environment is the inspiration for a group of HWS community members seeking to promote sociability for a specific concentration on campus. Throughout the spring semester, the English Department has worked to further opportunities for its majors and minors to gat...  More >>

"Glee" Creator HWS Commencement Speaker

Emmy-award winning writer, producer and director Brad Falchuk '93 will deliver this year's Commencement address on Sunday, May 18. The Hobart alumnus is the co-creator, writer, executive producer and director of the Fox series "Glee" and is co-creator, executive producer and writer of FX network's "American Horror Story." Falchuk's work has received 11 Emmys and six Golden Globes, among many oth...  More >>

Ackley ’90 Discusses Teen Empowerment

Douglas Ackley '90 returned to campus on Wednesday, March 26 to speak with students in PSY 222 "Developmental Psycopathology" taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology John Peltz. Ackley is currently director of Rochester Programs for the Center for Teen Empowerment, an organization that works with youth in the community to create meaningful change. The classroom visit and individual...  More >>

Ahmad ’08 Featured

William Smith alum Musawar Ahmad '08 was featured in the Finger Lakes Times in the "Perspective" column. The article focuses on her family's strong connection to its Pakistan heritage, noting they are part of a sect of Muslims known as the Ahmadis. The article explains, "The Ahmadi population in Pakistan has been persecuted, discriminated against and systematically oppressed by the Muslim majorit...  More >>

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