In photo: The Schaechter sisters: Gitl, left, and Rukhl, both ’79
Senior Associate of French Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig has been named a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor (Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur), in recognition of 40 years of teaching French.
Barnard professors Kaiama Glover and Maja Horn discuss the commonality and conflict between Haiti and the Dominican Republic—two nations that share over five centuries of interconnected history, and yet remain deeply divided.
This panel of language scholars will rethink the theory and practice of translation, reimagining it as the traversing of space.
Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson discuss Jack Kerouac’s life and work, exploring his constant cultural and linguistic translation between French and English.