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Perspectives Newsletter August 2020

Amanda Doxtater headshot
As a UW undergrad, Amanda Doxtater fell in love with the Swedish book Kris (Crisis). As a UW professor, she completed its first translation into English. Read More
montage of old photos, postcards, newspaper clippings and other Ladino materials.
When a noted expert on Ladino — the endangered language of the Sephardic Jewish community — taught a UW course from Israel, it attracted students from around the world. Read More
Helen Louise Noyes stands at the Memorial Wall in the lobby of the CIA.
A love of languages and a long career with the CIA inspired Helen Louise Noyes (BA, 1969) to support UW students studying challenging languages. Read More
Covers of translated books recommended by faculty
Looking for a window into other worlds? Ten faculty in the humanities suggest favorite books from around the globe, translated into English. Read More
Alicia Wassink in her office in 2019.
Many Northwesterners think they have no accent. UW linguist Alicia Wassink would disagree. Read More
Megan Ming Francis giving a TEDxRainier talk
Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home. Read More
Book cover for The Last Stargazers
A sampling of recent stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty. Read More