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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
Cuts in benefits, services are unfair to women
“Women need jobs, not cuts,” declares National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill, a Tulane law alumna.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”
 
Getting It Done in Disease-ravaged Haiti
Public health researchers rise above politics to help the Caribbean nation that has endured earthquakes and cholera.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

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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