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 Tulane Empowers

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.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Homeowner Happy in Tulane-Designed 'Green' House
Home built by architecture professors and students earns LEED Silver recognition.
 
Mobile Clinic Heads to Plaquemines Parish
Crisis response unit will help children and families affected by the BP oil spill.

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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