Thomas Girard to Present at the 21st International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

December 02, 2021
Thomas Girard

GLS student Thomas Girard returns to New Directions in the Humanities in 2023 after winning the Emerging Scholar Award and presenting at its 2021 conference.

Girard has been accepted as a presenting delegate at the Twenty-first International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, hosted at Sorbonne Université, Paris, in June 2023. The conference's theme is “Literary Landscapes: Forms of Knowledge in the Humanities,” and Girard will be presenting a paper on “Advanced Typography Workshops in Quarantine.”

Girard’s writing has also been featured in the Ormsby Review, which posted two of his recent essays, Advanced Typography Workshops in Quarantine and Unique Ways of Prototyping, and a Letter From the Pandemic.

GLS endowments

Today’s GLS students are like many others living through a prolonged pandemic. Some are suffering financial stress due to job losses or layoffs. In recognition of GLS program's 30th Anniversary we are seeking to enhance the endowments that support the various awards for GLS students in need.

Learn more about the Ewan Clark Memorial Endowment, the L.R. (Bunny) Write Memorial Endownment, and the Stephen Duguid Endowment (Jean-Jacques Rousseau Award).

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