An integral part of the Middlebury Institute’s translation and interpretation degree programs is providing real-world training where students move beyond the process of translation to the product as it is delivered to an actual client.
We write today in profound sadness to express our support and solidarity with all members of Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander communities, following recent terrible acts of violence against Asian, Black, Indigenous, and all people of color across our nation, including the brutal killings of eight people in Atlanta on March 16.
Dean of the Institute Jeffrey Dayton-Johnson is leading a book discussion group in the context of Black History Month. The featured book is Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (2019), by University of Chicago political scientist Adom Getachew.
February is Black History Month. As events of the past year have demonstrated, it is as crucial as ever that we face up to and address our nation’s racial past. Last winter brought calls for reflection about our history and how we include the stories of enslaved peoples.
The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIRS) congratulates 2019 and 2020 Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) experts Jon Finer and Jake Sullivan on their appointments to the Biden administration, and welcomes renowned Russian writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya to MSSR 2021.
The awards recognize faculty and staff who have surpassed their normal professional responsibilities to support and connect with students in ways that build a more engaged and inclusive Middlebury community.
The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies (GIRS) sponsored the participation of three Middlebury Institute students in Red Horizon, an immersive global crisis exercise hosted by the Negotiation Task Force at Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies (GIRS) funded four Middlebury Institute students to attend the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) annual convention on November 5-8 and November 14-15, 2020.