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  • I participated in the State Department's Critical Language Scholarship for the summer of 2012 in Vladimir, Russia. Overall, I really enjoyed Vladimir; the people were very hospitable and friendly. The program was definitely challenging; the institute often gave us 4+ hours of homework every day, and made us take a pledge not to speak English while in the program. However, I learned an astounding amount of Russian, and I could see my Russian vocabulary and grammar grow week by week. Moreover...

  • Since graduating, I have been teaching elementary literacy in Dallas in a bilingual, Spanish-language classroom through Teach for America. I love teaching and especially teaching in a bilingual program. Outside of work, I am coaching lacrosse for a high school girls' team and also started a program at our elementary school.

  • After graduation, Sarah moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, where she worked as the managing editor of Cityview, a local city magazine. She also co-founded Fare Forward: A Christian Review of Ideas, an online and print magazine for post-college adults interested in the ideas that shape the world around them, that is now in its fourth year. She currently works as the non-fiction Editorial Coordinator at HarperCollins Christian Publishing and lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with her husband...

  • After graduating from Dartmouth, Greg worked in the Electronic Medical Record field for Epic Systems in Madison, Wisconsin as a Program Manager until deciding to attend law school. Greg is currently finishing his second year at UC Davis' King Hall School of Law and is looking forward to practicing after graduation in 2016.

  • After Dartmouth, Justin Varilek worked at the English daily newspaper The Moscow Times, writing about business and tech. From there, he moved into PR, cofounding the communications department for Skoltech, a new graduate university based in Moscow and founded in collaboration with MIT. He then moved to Boston and led PR in the U.S. for a Russian-connected IT company, Acronis.
    Currently, he is founding his own company Hack Pack--Airbnb for the news industry. The company is focusing on...

  • The Department of Comparative Literatur, the Office of the Provost at Dartmouth College and the University of Prishtina presents:

    Talks From Kosovo

    Thursday, April 2, 2015
    Black Family Visual Art Center
    Room 301, 3-6 pm

    This event is free and open to the public!

    Muhamet Hamit
    Kosovo: Political and Cultural Discourses of Statehood and Nationhood

    Lindita Tahiri
    Does the "...

  • Kodovar/Albanian? Dialect/Language
    Creating a Standard Idiom for a New Nation

    Professor Muhamet Hamiti
    Professor Lindita Tahiri
    Professor Vjossa Hamiti
    University of Prishtina

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Reed 103, 4:00 pm
    This event is free and open to the public!
    Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Russian Department

  • I'm currently working as an English language teaching assistant at Gorchakov Memorial School in Pavlovsk, Russia which is located about forty minutes from Saint Petersburg. My main job responsibility is to connect with the students at the school and have them practice their English with me. In addition to this, I help lead lessons when I can as well as help organize different clubs where students can practice their English even more. This includes theatre club, gaming club and preparation...

  • Matthew is currently studying for a master's degree in theology and religious studies at John Carroll University. He is in the second year of his MA program at the university, which is located in University Heights, Ohio—about ten miles east of downtown Cleveland. His particular focus is engaged readings of the biblical texts which foreground commitments to diversity and inclusion, especially of traditionally marginated groups such as women and LGBTQ persons. Outside of school, Matthew...