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Fall 2014

Truth Tales: Truth Telling Across the Genres — A Writing Workshop: ENGL 410 640
Professor Rebekah Zhuraw
Rebekah Zhuraw has an MA from The Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars in poetry and an MA from the University of Pennsylvania in Folklore, where she is currently completing a dissertation on magic for the PhD in Folklore. A former manuscript reader for both Antaeus and Boulevard (where she was an assistant editor), she has held a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship for poetry and has published poems in the usual places, as well as an e-book of poetry through the Slought Foundation. Zhuraw’s interests revolve around intersections of aesthetics, culture and belief, especially in the areas of science, religion and the arts.

Cultural Diversity and Global Connections: ANTH 619 640
Professor Kathy Hall
Dr. Hall is the author of Lives in Translation: Sikh Youth as British Citizens. Her research and publications focus on four major areas: immigration, citizenship, racial and class inequality and national incorporation in the United Kingdom and the United States; the politics of knowledge in public sector policy and governance; risk management, human rights, and anti-terrorism law in the United Kingdom; and concepts of "global citizenship" and related efforts to "internationalize" K-16 education in the US and the UK.

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