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Harry Lewis talking with Dennis and Judy Shepard

MA student Harry Lewis moderates discussion of LGBT rights in America

MA student Harry Lewis was invited to moderate a discussion with Dennis and Judy Shepard, parents of the late Matthew Shepard.
Anayeli Nuñez

Helping Spanish Speakers at U.S. Immigration Services

Anayeli Nuñez (BA ’19) combined her love of history with her Spanish-speaking skills during an internship with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Upcoming Events

Mergen-Palmer Distinguished Lecture in American Studies

Dr. Melanie DuPuis giving the inaugural lecture, on the projector screen is a paragraph that reads, "that ideas about separating, purifying, demarcating and punishing transgressions have as their main function to impose system on an inherently untidy experience."



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