Vanessa Hilton has been awarded a $7,000 Freeman Asia Scholarship to study at Akita International University in Akita, Japan, during spring and fall 2018 semesters. The sophomore English major is minoring in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). She plans a career in teaching English abroad.
The Department of Language and Literature and the Honors Program are co-sponsoring a showing of the film Timbuktu on Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 PM in Library MMA.
This Abderrahmane Sissako film was a 2015 Cannes Film Festival official selection and a nominee for the best foreign-language Oscar. It depicts the takeover of a peaceful rural village by a gang of radical jihadis and the tragedy that ensues.