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Humanities Center Student Fellows Announced for 2018-2019


Posted 04/18/2018
Submitted by Nicholas Ealy
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

The Humanities Center is happy to announce sixteen student fellows for 2018-2019. As fellows, these students will receive a $500 scholarship (if eligible) and will participate in the year-long honors seminar taught by Prof. Lauren Cook from Cinema with the topic “Evidence in a Post-Truth World.”

The student fellows are:

Jarod Beauregard (Cinema)

Danielle Bedney (Cinema and Africana Studies)

Kevin Bonaparte (Computer Science)

Kelly Chen-Ruan (Pre-Pharmacy)

Courtney Cummings (Biology)

Peter Graywacz (Mathematics – Secondary Education)

Bryce Harris (Marketing)

Zack Holcomb (Cinema)

Hannah Jones (Communication and Performing Arts Management)

Peter Jones-Torregrosa (Psychology)

Andres Madera (Communication and Environmental Studies)

Shaily Prajapati (Economics and Finance)

Brett Rotatori (Cinema)

Cheran Rush (Cinema)

Samantha Soucy (Cinema and Communication)

Sarah Zarillo (Health Sciences)

The sixteen student fellows are joining the four University of Hartford faculty fellows who will present lectures in the 2019 Humanities Center Lecture Series on the topic of the seminar. These faculty fellows are: Robert Lang (Cinema), Karla Loya (Educational Leadership), Avi Patt (Judaic Studies), and Beth Richards (English and Modern Languages).

The two-semester Humanities Honors Course (HON 389 and HON 390) is offered every year on a topic proposed by that year’s instructor. The Humanities Center sends out a call for course proposals every fall to all full-time faculty members. HON 389 in the fall is a seminar for the students; HON 390 in the spring is a lecture series for the students and the general public.

The Lecture Series on “Evidence in a Post-Truth World” in the spring 2019 semester will be free and open to all students, faculty and staff as well as members of the community. Lectures will begin at 7:30 on Tuesdays in the Mali Lecture Hall (in Dana Hall). A schedule for the series will be available in January 2019.

The Humanities Center at the University of Hartford supports interdisciplinary scholarship focusing on the humanities through the arts, sciences, technology, media, psychology, history, film, philosophy, music and literature. For more information, contact Nicholas Ealy, director, at ealy@hartford.edu.