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Fidelity, Faith, and Football

Fidelity, Faith, and Football Fidelity 1 The phone rang. As I dug it out of my pocket, I casually answered, “Hey brother, what’s up?” “Nothing good,” came the reply. “My wife left me. The children are gone. She took everything.” I sat there in stunned silence on the other end, wondering what to say next, […]

Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD) Summer 2017 Research Practicum

For the summer of 2017, the AASD is seeking 12 students to participate in an 8-week intensive summer research practicum. These students will be split into two teams, each pursuing a unique research opportunity. One team will be working with the local government Office of Economic Development; the other team will make policy recommendations to […]

New ‘President’s Course’ Will Focus on Water

The President’s Course, convened by Laurie Patton, President of Middlebury, will explore scientific, cultural, economic, political, environmental, and literary dimensions of an increasingly fragile resource.

Professor John Balcom finalist for the 2017 PEN Poetry in Translation Award

Professor John Balcom’s translation made it to the shortlist and is now a finalist for the 2017 PEN poetry in translation award.  Attached is the official promo image from PEN, and here is a link to the announcement: https://pen.org/2017-pen-award-poetry-translation/ 2017 PEN AWARD FOR POETRY IN TRANSLATION – PEN America pen.org The $3,000 PEN Award for Poetry […]

Register Now for Monterey Forum 2017

Join language industry professionals, academics and students on April 1-2, 2017 in Monterey, California as they explore new trends in localization and language training. Hosted by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, this year’s theme is The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. Register now for Monterey Forum 2017—early-bird […]

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