Meaningful Contributions

Sahar Amer ’86 Wins MLA Book Prize

Posted March 2, 2010

At the Modern Language Association’s annual convention in December, Sahar Amer, A.B. and M.A. ’86, was awarded the 2009 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for her book Crossing Borders: Love between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2008). Crossing Borders argues that a substantial body of […]

Book by Susan Shifrin, Ph.D. ’98, draws on “Picturing Women” project

Posted March 12, 2009

Ashgate Publishing Group has released a new book by art historian Susan Shifrin, Ph.D. ’98. Re-framing Representations of Women: Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the ‘Picturing’ Women Project draws on an ambitious exhibition, education, and outreach project organized by Shifrin and co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr’s Center for Visual Culture, the Library Company of Philadelphia, […]