“The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life.” Zadie Smith
Subjected to an intense, two-week residential counseling program that merged the 12-step meeting format with fundamentalist Christian teachings designed to “pray the gay away,” “Boy Erased” author Garrard Conley emerged with a compelling personal story that has fascinated readers and inspired an acclaimed film adaptation.
“She saw something in all of her students,” remembered Emily Zogbi ’17 (English) of her mentor, the late Pauline Uchmanowicz.
Asian Studies faculty, students and alumni gathered during Alumni Weekend to celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary and reflect on its storied history.
Congratulations to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty for their notable publications, presentations and honors.