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Clea Simon in Harvard Gazette on October 28, 2020

On Wednesday, Ana Lucia Araujo, professor of history at Howard University, and Mame-Fatou iang, associate professor of French and francophone studies at Carnegie Mellon University, discussed both the history and the way forward during “Race and Remembrance in Contemporary Europe,” presented by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES).

End Minority Rule

End Minority Rule

Daniel Ziblatt in New York Times on October 23, 2020

The Trump presidency has brought American democracy to the breaking point. The president has encouraged violent extremists; deployed law enforcement and other public institutions as weapons against rivals; and undermined the integrity of elections through false claims of fraud, attacks on mail-in voting and an apparent unwillingness to accept defeat.

In translation, he found his raison d’être

In translation, he found his raison d’être

in Harvard Gazette on September 10, 2020
Surely there are more direct routes to becoming a respected French-language translator than going to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a Ph.D. in mathematics, getting caught up in the Vietnam draft ...
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