College appoints new provost

S. Abu Turab Rizvi Courtesy of S. Abu Turab Rizvi A presidential search committee and a 9-month process culminated with Abu Rizvi’s appointment to provost beginning in January. After a nine-month search, the college announced last week that it had selected S. Abu Turab Rizvi, a former economics professor at the University of Vermont, to […]

Lafayette holds first Digital Humanities Lunch

Professor Andrea Smith presents her research at the Inaugural Digital Humanities in Skillman Library Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16 Faculty discuss current Digital Humanities projects in first DH lunch. The Digital Humanities Faculty Steering Committee held the Inaugural Digital Humanities Lunch in Skillman Library Tuesday, where professors presented research that used technology to enhance their […]

Where Should the Birds Fly?

Photo courtesy of Whereshouldthebirdsfly.org A look into filmmaker Fida Qishta’s process in making her influential documentary about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict’s effects on the citizens of Gaza Fida Qishta is a Palestinian filmmaker and director of “Where Should the Birds Fly,” the first film about Gaza made by Palestinians, who live the reality of Israel’s siege and […]