Liberal Arts

Dr. Cabello’s Interview with Edouard Louis on May 4, 2019

Tristan Cabello, PhD

Dr. Tristan Cabello, Assistant Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, will interview French writer Edouard Louis on May 4th, at the Alliance Francaise. Edouard Louis, author of The End of Eddy, History of Violence, and Who Killed My Father. Edouard Louis will talk about his work and its importance as a transformative force read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Program Named One of the Best in the Nation

2019 Best Online Masters Liberal Arts

Johns Hopkins University’s online Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program has just been ranked #3 in the nation by Online Masters and has received the distinction of being the “Most Established.” Johns Hopkins University is an established leader in academics and provides a master’s in liberal arts program that is the first of its type in the read more…

Dr. Cabello’s Entry in the Global Encyclopedia of LGBTQ History

Tristan Cabello, PhD

Dr. Tristan Cabello, Assistant Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, published an entry in the Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History (on the Latino Gay Alliance). Read Dr. Cabello’s whole piece here: Gay Latino Alliance (GALA) (PDF)

Podcast on African American History of Paris from Dr. Tristan Cabello

Tristan Cabello, PhD

Dr. Tristan Cabello, Assistant Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, recently did a podcast with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy on the African American History of Paris. See link here: FrancoFiles: the podcast of the Embassy of France Episode 002 – February 28, 2019 In Depth: African Americans in Paris (12:46) read more…

Paris Noir, The African American History of Paris, talk by Tristan Cabello

Tristan Cabello, PhD

This talk chronicles the lives and experiences of African American expatriates who chose to live in Paris. Since World War I, a tightly knit community of black American writers, artists, musicians and political exiles found in Paris the creative and personal freedom denied to them back home. Many of them are well-known: Richard Wright, James read more…

MLA Lecturer, Dr. George Scheper, Gave Plenary Talk, “Romancing the Maya,” at Symposium on “Pre-Columbian Cultures”

George Scheper

MLA Lecturer, Dr. George Scheper, gave a plenary talk, entitled “Romancing the Maya,” on November 1 at SUNY College at Old Westbury’s symposium on “Pre-Columbian Cultures – 500 Years after Aztec Tenochtitlan Reality and Reconstruction.” From Dr. Scheper: “Everybody knows about the ‘mystery’ of the Maya: about how a great monumental civilization once flourished in read more…

MLA Student, Dr. Michael T. Benson, Co-author’s Book, College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy

Current MLA student, Michael T. Benson, has co-authored College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy with Hal R. Boyd. “Presented as a practical yet persuasive look at why America needs thoughtful reinvestment in its colleges and universities, this study details how helping students can help sustain a healthy, democratic social read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Ranked Among 20 Best and Most Affordable Master’s in Liberal Studies

MLA Best Masters Degrees Most Affordable

Advanced Academics Programs’ online Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program has been ranked among the 20 most affordable master’s in liberal studies online degrees at private colleges for 2018 by Best Master’s Degrees. This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. A list of private colleges and universities offering online master’s in liberal read more…

Dr. Tristan Cabello’s Talk at the Alliance Francaise

Tristan Cabello

“The End of Eddy”: Sexuality, Literature and the New Left in France The publication of Edouard Louis’s The End of Eddy (2014) was a disruptive moment in French academic and literary circles. More than a coming-of-age novel, Louis’s books reframes the act of writing fiction into a transformative social/political experience. In this talk, Tristan Cabello read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Program Named the Best in the Nation

Johns Hopkins University’s online Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program has been recognized as the best in the country for 2018 by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions who have developed exceptional academic online programs for students looking to advance their knowledge, skills, and read more…

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