Keynote Speaker

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Carole Levin, Willa Cather Professor of History at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Dr. Levin is the author of numerous books and articles on Early Modern English culture, notably The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power and her most recent book Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture, to be released October, 2008 from Palgrave Macmillan.

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Dreaming the English Renaissance, Politics and Desire in the Court and Culture by Carole levin

Dreaming the English Renaissance, Politics and Desire in the Court and Culture by Carole levin

In Plymouth Magazine

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

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Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Athletics Administration 

When alumna Kim Bownes ’07G was named Director of Athletics in January, she added another crack to a glass ceiling in collegiate athletics. She joined the group of women leading National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III athletics departments who make up just 29 percent of DIII athletics directors, according to the 2016 report by […]

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A New Day, A New Way of Giving

Thanks to life in the digital age, when information is as close as a swipe and a tap away, old-school philanthropy has been turned on its head. Donors want—and can find—more information about the causes and organizations they support. They want to feel confident that their gift is going to make a difference; and with […]