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The Antman Cometh

'The Antman Cometh,' an article written by Tom Sanders, focuses on Sewanee students and faculty conducting a pioneering—and distinctly eusocial—study of Haitian ants with help from a leading expert in Hispaniolan Ant studies, David Lubertazzi.

The German Department Participates in German Studies Association Conference

All three members of the German Department: Dr. Allingham, Dr. Apgar, and Dr. Zachau attended the German Studies Association's Annual Conference in Washington DC in October. Dr. Allingham participated in a seminar entitled "New Approaches in Feminist and Queer Studies." Dr. Apgar participated in a seminar on travel literature from the 18th to the 21st century, Dr. Zachau participated in a seminar about integrating language, culture and content learning in the undergraduate curriculum.

Dr. Apgar to serve on TFLTA Board

At this year's meeting of the Tennessee Foreign Language Teacher's Association, Professor Apgar was elected to the board for a three-year term. The TFLTA advocates for foreign language education in the state and provides resources to language teachers at al levels.

Dr. Sánchez Addresses the South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Professor Sánchez attended the South Atlantic Modern Language Association 87th Annual meeting in Durham, NC, November 13-15, where she chaired a Professional Development Session titled “The CV: is this really you?”. At the annual meeting Professor Sánchez also became the President of the Association for the year 2015-2016.

Uganda Field Study 2016

Human Rights focused Study Abroad Opportunity in Uganda East Africa. Beginning in Easter semester 2016 the Politics department will offer a series of two new two credit courses on human rights, one with a study abroad component.

Paris en deuil

After the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, the students and faculty attending Sewanee's Semester in Paris program, as well as other Sewanee students studying in Paris, have all been accounted for and are safe this morning. George Poe, who is in Paris directing the program, alerted students' families as soon as the safety of each student could be confirmed. Poe and program partner Academic Programs Abroad will continue to monitor the situation to determine next steps. As more is known, the campus community will be updated. Please keep George, Sylviane, our students, and their fellow Parisians' in your thoughts.
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