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Dawes addresses empathy in “The Novel of Human Rights”
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Dawes addresses empathy in “The Novel of Human Rights”

On Thursday, Sept. 20, members of the English department and broader community gathered at Common Good Books for the launch of DeWitt Wallace Professor of English Jim Dawes’ fourth book. Titled “The Novel of Human Rights,” the book attempts to define the genre of human rights novels – stories that describe war crimes and atrocities…

Department coordinators: the heart of academic life
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Department coordinators: the heart of academic life

Herta Pitman is on her way back from a meeting about an art installation when she realizes that the pizzas she ordered for an event have not been delivered. Without missing a beat, she jumps on the phone with Pizza Hut to resolve the issue. Confident that food is on the way, she settles down…