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Wiggies Descend on Sewanee

The Consortium of Women in German held its annual conference in Sewanee the weekend of October 18. Professors and scholars of German language, literature, and culture presented their research, but still managed to have fun: hiking the Perimeter Trail, visiting the Jack Daniels distillery, going on guided tours, and holding a Cabaret. Dr. Liesl Allingham will be hosting the annual WiG Conference in Sewanee for the next two years as well. Dr. Allingham is pictured with special guests, Reyhan Sahin and Faye Stewart.

Would you like to be a French teacher?

The Southern Teacher's Agency, which places teachers in private and independent schools across the Southeast are hiring for the following school year. have opened registration for our Job Fair on Saturday, February 2, in Charlotte, NC. Attending teachers will have first crack at hundreds of jobs at some of the best schools in the region. graduating students who have the potential to become good French teachers should apply as soon as possible to become a candidate with Southern Teachers.

MoFi CEO to discuss the value of Community Development Financial Institutes

David Glaser, president and CEO of MoFi, a Montana-based not-for-profit financial institution, will be the Humphreys Entrepreneur-in-Residence speaker for the Advent Semester. His presentation, “Money Matters: How Access to Capital Builds a Stronger, More Inclusive America,” will consider the power of providing financial resources to transform the lives of individuals and strengthen community prosperity. The presentation is at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Torian Room in duPont Library. All are welcome!

Sewanee Alumna Teaching French

At the TFLTA Conference, Dr. Ramsey ran into Lauren Franklin Roper, who attended Sewanee in 2001-02 and participated in the Sewanee Summer-in-France program under Laurie's directorship in 2002. Lauren now teaches French at Franklin High School.

Fourth annual International Karaoke Night!

The fourth annual International Karaoke Night on Nov. 8 was a raucous event with international food, great music, and prizes! Students sang in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish. The three judges - Hiydees Feliciano-Torres, C'20, community member Linda Heck, and Jenna Whitehead, C'20 - chose the winners based on such factors as voice quality, audience response, and complexity of the song.
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