Felipe Gómez and Maria del Carmen Saldarriaga have co-edited a book on the celebrated Colombian writer Evelio Rosero. Called “Evelio Rosero y los ciclos de la creacion literaria” (“Evelio Rosero and the Cycles of Literary Creation”), the Spanish-language volume consists of essays that focus on the points of contact between Rosero’s work and the themes of cultural representation, subjectivity and power struggles. Rosero’s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry and more than ten novels translated into numerous languages.
This spring, 20 students from Carnegie Mellon joined Phi Sigma Iota, a prestigious international honor society that recognizes the achievements of outstanding students in academic fields related to foreign languages, literatures and cultures. On April 11, students from CMU were inducted into the honor society alongside peers from Duquesne University, where the ceremony took place this year.
Gender-based violence has been declared a global health crisis.
Beginning in Spring 2018, CMU’s Lisa Tetrault, Candace Skibba and Jess Klein will co-teach a course on the topic, part of the Dietrich College’s new Grand Challenges Freshman Seminars that tackle significant social problems using an interdisciplinary approach.
Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin, a Carnegie Mellon University junior majoring in global studies and Hispanic Studies, has won a 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Selected from 768 candidates, Wolf-Sorokin is one of 62 recipients of the prestigious national scholarship designed to support the next generation of public service leaders. Wolf-Sorokin is the sixth overall CMU student to receive this award and the first since 2009.