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News from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Report from the Field: Katherine Rochester’s Animated Year in Germany

­­Before Pixar, before Looney Tunes, before Disney, there was Lotte Reiniger. “Who?” you might ask and we wouldn’t blame you for the Weimar-era director and pioneer of animation has been all but forgotten, particularly in U.S. histories of film. But, today, a Bryn Mawr doctoral student, Katherine Rochester M.A. ’12 is aiming to write Reiniger […]

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The Graduate Group in Science and Math: The Road to Tenure

Graduate students in Chemistry, Math and Physics have organized two professional development workshops for the Spring 2015 term. The first of these workshops focused on the tenure process. Bryn Mawr’s own Professor of Math Lisa Traynor presented a revealing look at a process that can often seem obscure, even to graduate students training for academic […]

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Bryn Mawr’s History of Art department makes an impressive showing at CAA

There were many graduates, past and present, active in various roles at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in New York this last February; among those there were (in alphabetical order), Ben Anderson, Mary Ann Caws, Therese Dolan, Lori Felton, Marie Gaspar-Hulvat, Johanna Gosse, Jennifer Griffiths, Allison Levy, Mey-Yen Moriuchi, Marjorie Och and […]

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Report from the Field: Alex Bray Hunts Medieval Images in Jordan

Alex Bray (Ph.D. candidate, History of Art) is spending the academic year in Jordan. He has just completed a CAORC ACOR Pre-doctoral fellowship, and has now begun the SSRC IDRF-funded portion of his research travel. Thus far, Alex has been able to visit a number of sites and museums related to his research on images […]

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Report from the Field: Danielle Smotherman Digs into Research Abroad

Danielle Smotherman is spending the 2014-2015 academic year at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens as an associate member. Danielle has joined the regular members on trips around Greece, visiting archaeological sites and museums as well as giving reports on specific monuments and sites. These trips offer firsthand experience of archaeological sites spanning […]

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