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 Tulane Empowers

Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

Exploring the intersection of pain and power

The new holder of the Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies, Vaheed Ramazani's research has taken him on a journey from 19th-century French literature to the contemporary Middle East. 

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“The well-being of our species depends on altruism at a global level rather than narrow, entrenched views of us versus them,” says Vaheed Ramazani, Gore Professor in French Studies. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 4, 2013

Mary Sparacello
msparace@tulane.edu  

Vaheed Ramazani’s research has taken him on a journey from 19th-century French literature to the contemporary Middle East. Along the way, the Tulane French professor has explored the intersection of pain and power, particularly in time of war.

The topic may be unpleasant, but Ramazani’s scholarship is widely praised for its honesty, originality and interdisciplinary approach. Now, the author and critic is being rewarded once again as the new holder of the Kathryn B. Gore Chair in French Studies. More...

 

 

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