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 […]

New book by Abigail Trafford ’62 explores love in an age of longevity

Posted February 12, 2009

Washington Post columnist Abigail Trafford ’62 interviewed hundreds of men and women while researching her new book, As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity. Examining the effect of unprecedented health and longevity on romantic and sexual relationships, Trafford finds that baby boomers continue […]