James A. W. Heffernan, Professor of English Emeritus, will be honored by the American Friends of James Joyce as one of "Ireland's Best" at the Bloomsday Awards Celebration on June 14, 2005 at the Yale Club, New York City. Heffernan has served as Chair of the English Department and Frederick Sessions Beebe Professor in the Art of Writing, has co-authored Writing: A College Handbook and Writing: A Concise Handbook and has written several books and articles on literature and art, including a comprehensive essay on the life and work of Joyce. He has also delivered 24 lectures on Joyce's Ulysses and 24 lectures on "Great Authors from Wordsworth to Beckett" for the Teaching Company. The Bloomsday event celebrates the 101st anniversary of the events portrayed in James Joyce's Ulysses, which takes place in Dublin on Thursday, 16 June 1904.
Kellen Haak, Collections Manager and Registrar, Hood Museum of Art, was recently nominated and elected to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees for the Williamstown Art Conservation Center. Since 1992 Haak has served as Dartmouth's institutional representative to a consortium of more than 50 member museums and historical societies that are served by the Conservation Center. Located on the grounds of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., the Center provides a wide range of conservation treatments, scientific analytical services, and educational programs to institutions, corporations and individuals throughout New England, New York, Pennsylvania and Georgia.
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