The year was 1835. The place: Canaan, N.H. Hundreds of men with teams of oxen and chains descended on Noyes Academy, a newly-established interracial school. They pulled the building off its foundation, dragging it a mile to the town hall where they left it in a heap. Not stopping there, the men trained cannons on the houses of known abolitionists.
Each spring, university-wide, competitive achievement awards are given to only a dozen or so of the most accomplished and impressive undergraduates at UNH. This year, seven liberal arts students won awards.
An award ceremony to honor these students was held on May 10.
Professor of philosophy and humanities Charlotte Witt has been selected for a Fulbright Specialist grant in U.S. Studies – Women's Studies at the University of Iceland. She will travel to Reykjavik later this month where she will remain for 3 weeks, teaching summer school sessions for Erasmus+.
Assistant professor of Spanish Scott Weintraub has co-edited a new book, with Luis Correa-Díaz of The University of Georgia, titled "Poéticas y poesías digitales/electrónicas/tecnos/New-Media en América Latina: Definiciones y exploraciones," translated as "Digital Poetry and Poetics—Electronic—Techno—New Media in Latin America." The twenty essays included in the volume