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Channa Newman, Ph.D.

Professor, French and Cultural Studies
Director, Global Cultural Studies Program
Coordinator, Modern Languages for the Humanities

Pictured is Channa Newman, Ph.D., professor of french and cultural studies and coordinator of the modern languages for the humanities.
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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pittsburgh
  • Master of Education, University of Pittsburgh
  • Master of Arts, University of Pittsburgh
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh

Courses Taught

  • French Phonetics
  • French Fiction in Film
  • Intermediate French II/Conversation
  • Rosa Luxemburg: Feminist Socialist Leader
  • Love and War in French Cinema
  • Wealthy White Males

Selected Presentations

  • "The Genealogy of the Honors Movement in American Higher Education," Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pa., March 2012.

Selected Honors and Appointments

  • Coordinator and founder of Point Park University's annual Global Cultural Studies "An Evening With..." Public Speakers' Series, an annual event featuring acclaimed speakers who address important global issues and have demonstrated an interest in deepening students’ knowledge of the world.
  • Appointed director of international programs for the 2012 Prague Writers' Festival.
  • Prague Writers’ Festival in the Czech Republic, April 2011:
    • Interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz, Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, and author Don Delillo
    • Met with Norman Eisen, U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic

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