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Evelyn Barish ’56 Pens Biography on Literary Theorist Paul de Man

Posted November 14, 2013
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Evelyn Barish ’56 has written a new biography of Yale literary theorist Paul de Man, which was featured by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Double Life of Paul de Man is an investigative biography over two decades in the making. It chronicles how de Man rose to the pinnacle of influence in the halls […]

Charlotte Ford ’02 Wins Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist Award

Posted November 14, 2013

Actress and director Charlotte Ford ’02 was named the winner of the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist at the 2013 Barrymore Awards in early November. Last year, Ford conceived and co-starred in BANG, and also won the 2012 Best of Philly award for Theater Talent from Philadelphia magazine. She has […]

Judith Resnik ’72 to Receive 2014 Book Award from the Order of the Coif

Posted November 12, 2013
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Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms, a book co-written by Judith Resnik ’72 and her husband, has been recognized by the Order of the Coif as “highest order of legal scholarship.” Representing Justice (Yale University Press, 2011) follows the evolution of adjudication into the modern day and explores the relationship […]

Luba Nissenbaum ’08 to Participate on Doctors Without Borders Panel

Posted November 7, 2013

Luba Nissenbaum ’08 will be participating in an Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) panel, answering questions and sharing her experiences while working with the organization. The panel will follow a screening of Access to the Danger Zone, a documentary on the challenges that medical humanitarian organizations face delivering aid in conflict zones. Nissenbaum has been working […]

Betsy Hodges ’91 Elected Mayor of Minneapolis

Posted November 7, 2013

Described in the Minneapolis StarTribune as, “a hard-nosed budget wonk driven by her concern for the less fortunate,” Besty Hodges ’91, won majority votes in nearly every precinct in the city to become Minneapolis’ mayor-elect on Tuesday. From the StarTribune: “She’s a fan of NASCAR who wears Wonder Woman T-shirts beneath blazers, a progressive activist […]