Dr. Barnes Participates in Conference at Florida State University

Professor Hilary Barnes attended the Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World conference at Florida State University, January 27-29 2017, where she co-presented a poster entitled “Kaqchikel in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala: Language maintenance or language shift?”

Classics Faculty Assume New Leadership

Dr. Timothy Johnson

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Johnson, chair of the department, has been selected as the interim dean of the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, following the departure of Dr. Antonio Tillis.  Dr. Johnson will take on his new responsibilities effective February 1, 2017.

Dr. James Newhard

Dr. James Newhard will serve as interim chair of the department, concurrent with his responsibilities as director of the Archaeology Program.

 

"The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos's Education Platform"

Professor Jon Hale wrote the article “The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos’s Education Platform” which was published in The Atlantic. The article looks at the long history of privatizing public schools in the African American community, which will only increase during the Trump presidency. The article discusses how black parents and educators have had to contend with privatization throughout American history out of necessity since the public has historically not invested in the education of African American students.

You can view the article here: theatlantic.com

"The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos's Education Platform"

Professor Jon Hale wrote the article “The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos’s Education Platform” which was published in The Atlantic. The article looks at the long history of privatizing public schools in the African American community, which will only increase during the Trump presidency. The article discusses how black parents and educators have had to contend with privatization throughout American history out of necessity since the public has historically not invested in the education of African American students.

You can view the article here: theatlantic.com

“The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos’s Education Platform”

Professor Jon Hale wrote the article “The African American Roots of Betsy DeVos’s Education Platform” which was published in The Atlantic. The article looks at the long history of privatizing public schools in the African American community, which will only increase during the Trump presidency. The article discusses how black parents and educators have had to contend with privatization throughout American history out of necessity since the public has historically not invested in the education of African American students.

You can view the article here: theatlantic.com