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Aimee Goes Pomona
The College makes no announcement regarding the departure of faculty members high and low (if you hear of anyone leaving, please let me know), so it is up to this space to keep you informed. Today’s news regards former English Professor Aimee Bahng — she of the vigorous tenure controversy and anti-Israeli sentiment — who has found herself a job at Pomona, one that lacks tenure, at least at the present time:
This fall Aimee will be teaching two courses at Pomona as part of the Gender, Women, and Feminist Studies curriculum. Here are the descriptions:
Bahng’s book, Migrant Futures: Decolonizing Speculation in Financial Times, is now out, courtesy of the Duke University Press:
If anyone reads this opus, please let me know how it is. I fear that I won’t have the time to get to it.
Addendum: The Claremont colleges — Claremont-McKenna, Pomona, Scripps, Pitzer and Harvey Mudd — seem something of a refuge for Dartmouth folks. Little-missed Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson landed at Scripps after her three-year contract at the College was not renewed.
Addendum: Still no word on where Provost Dever will end up. Perhaps we can trade her back to Vanderbilt for a player to be named later — much later.
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…
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