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Professor Harmony O’Rourke’s New Book Explores Diaspora, Gender and Identity in Cameroon

Claremont, Calif. (February 17, 2017)—Professor Harmony O’Rourke’s new book, Hadija’s Story: Diaspora, Gender, and Belonging in the Cameroon Grassfields, is the tale of one woman’s search for freedom and an exploration of the complex issues surrounding marriage, slavery and identity for Muslim Hausa migrants in Cameroon. O’Rourke is an associate professor of history at Pitzer [Read More…]

February 17, 2017
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Pitzer Professor Harmony O’Rourke Honored with Graves Award for Outstanding Teaching

Claremont, Calif. (March 2, 2016)—Pitzer College Assistant Professor of History Harmony O’Rourke has received a 2015-17 Arnold L. Graves and Lois S. Graves Award in the Humanities. The biannual award, administered by Pomona College in conjunction with the American Council of Learned Societies, encourages and rewards outstanding teaching in the humanities by younger faculty members. [Read More…]

March 2, 2016