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“Global Cultures” Conference at Clark to Feature International Writers

Friday, November 10, 2017

 

Myfanwy Collins

Clark University will host a day-long conference featuring international writers to discuss Global Cultures.

The conference will take place on Friday, November 10 and is open to the public.

The Conference

Sarah Stanbury,  professor in the Arts and Humanities from the College of the Holy Cross, will deliver the plenary, “Homeliness,” at 9 a.m. 

Fiction writer Myfanwy Collins, author of the recent young adult novel “The Book of Laney,” will present “Flash Fiction: A miniature horse is not a baby horse,” at Noon.  

Panels throughout the day will focus on diversity and inclusion in contemporary society, cross-cultural writing, and gender.

Other Highlights include:

  • Henry F. Fradella, professor and associate director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University will present “The Hamlet Syndrome,” at 10:15 a.m.
  • Peter Murray, a doctoral candidate from Fordham University will present “The Muteness Envy of Hillary Rodham Clinton; or, the Hazards of Speaking in Public as a Woman,”at 1:45 p.m.;
  • Angie Woodmansee, assistant director of study abroad at the College of the Holy Cross, will present “Risking My Life, Privilege Abroad and at Home” at 3:30 p.m.; 
  • Carol Bailey, assistant professor of English at Westfield State University, will present “It’s complicated: Black Womanhood Afterwards,” at 5:15 p.m.
 

Related Slideshow: US News College Rankings 2016

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1.

College of the Holy Cross 

  • #32 (tie) in National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • #37 (tie) in High School Counselor Rankings

 

US News Says: 

"College of the Holy Cross is a private institution that was founded in 1843. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,916, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 174 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of the Holy Cross's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 32. Its tuition and fees are $48,940 (2016-17)."

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Assumption College 

#23 (tie) in Regional Universities North

US News Says: 

"Assumption College is a private institution that was founded in 1904. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,987, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 185 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Assumption College's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 23. Its tuition and fees are $36,260 (2016-17)."

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

  • #60 (tie) in National Universities
  • #42 in Best Value Schools
  • #18 (tie) in Best Undergraduate Teaching
  • #36 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans
  • #83 (tie) in High School Counselor Rankings
  • #150 (tie) in Business Programs
  • #63 (tie) in Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

 

US News Says: 

"Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private institution that was founded in 1865. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,299, its setting is city, and the campus size is 80 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Worcester Polytechnic Institute's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 60. Its tuition and fees are $46,994 (2016-17)."

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Clark University 

  • #74 (tie) in National Universities
  • #27 in Best Value Schools
  • #117 (tie) in High School Counselor Rankings
  • #150 (tie) in Business Programs

 

US News Says: 

"Clark University is a private institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,397, its setting is city, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Clark University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 74. Its tuition and fees are $43,150 (2016-17)."

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5.

Worcester State University 

  • #118 (tie) in Regional Universities North
  • #38 (tie) in Top Public Schools

 

US News Says: 

"Worcester State University is a public institution that was founded in 1874. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,514, its setting is city, and the campus size is 58 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Worcester State University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 118. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,857 (2015-16); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,937 (2015-16)."

 
 

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