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  • Alumni Spotlight | Whittier College
    mramos1 0 Comments Linda Park 12 Studio Production Assistant Nasty Gal Majors Art History French Minor Business Administration Activities I was the photo editor at the Quaker Campus It allowed me to continue doing something creative while also learning how to lead a group of peers What first attracted you to Whittier College I went to a large high school with a graduating class of more than 700 seniors so I wanted an education in a more intimate setting My older sister is an alumna of Whittier so I knew I could have that experience and more Why did you choose to study French culture I was always interested in art and fashion so continuing to study French was a natural progression Describe your experience at Whittier College What was your favorite class I would like to think I had a very balanced experience For example I studied business administration on top of French and art history Art of Impressionism was one of my more challenging courses as an art history major That same semester I was studying 19th century French literature so the two courses coincidentally corresponded That happened a lot actually my French and art history courses tended to seam together perfectly Describe your internship with the art gallery in France What did you do I interned at a newly opened gallery called Galerie Marie Cini in the Marais arts district of Paris I worked closely with the owner designing lookbooks and translating promotional materials from French to English It was challenging to translate some of the abstract literature At the time the gallery had a show at the Louvre exhibition space Working with such an important institution will always be one of my most treasured memories How did Whittier help prepare you for your semester abroad My advisor professor Chirol was always encouraging students to study abroad Since I was pursuing a double major and minor Chirol and I basically planned my entire course schedule during my first year Of course there were changes in between but I think having someone so supportive helped me realize that I should take advantage of everything Whittier offers What was your first job after Whittier I interned at a fashion house based in Los Angeles called Rodarte which was a dream come true because I ve admired the designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy for years It was my first foray into fashion and I was able work on some amazing projects like a production of Don Giovanni at the LA Philharmonic with Frank Gehry and attend New York Fashion Week What are you currently up to I currently work in studio production at Nasty Gal in Los Angeles it s a growing online fashion retailer with an inspiring leader Sophia Amoruso and a following of pretty awesome girls How has your Whittier education benefited you professionally One of my most life changing opportunities at Whittier was the Professional Opportunities Grant which involved career planning and professional growth programs Linda Ross

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  • Faculty | Whittier College
    Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies Faculty Faculty On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Program Advisor Marie Magdeleine Chirol Hill Professor of French Deihl 116 562 464 4523 mmchirol whittier

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments At Whittier College our student body works in close active collaboration with professors who are leaders in their fields Together this team of learners conducts research projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and inquiry For example select students support faculty members with their professional academic investigations At other times it is the faculty which assists the efforts of students in pursuing groundbreaking new research As a result of these experiences and with confidence in their own abilities Whittier students regularly go on to participate in conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research and other academic conclaves across the nation Students further interact with faculty members in programs that are part of the College s

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Internships At Whittier College education goes beyond the confines of campus Here we know that classroom learning needs to be practically applied both for career training as well as civic involvement and so getting out into the community is crucial for intellectual and character growth Whittier s location in Southern California close to Los Angeles and Orange County gives students internship opportunities that will help them gain crucial business training and experience valuable for their post Whittier lives Industries ranging from entertainment to finance aerospace to bioengineering and more all call Southern California home Civic involvement is immensely important at Whittier College as well Our Center for Engangement with Communities brings together faculty students and staff from all sectors of the College to partner with non profit organizations and local government in Whittier and the neighboring communities Learn more about the internship process at the Center for Career Planning Internships And to locate volunteer opportunities in and around Whittier College please visit the Center for Engagement with Communities Fellowships Whittier

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  • Study in France | Whittier College
    Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies Study in France Study in France On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Students pursuing a minor in French Cultural Studies are strongly encouraged to spend some time studying abroad in France or a Francophone country In January students may take part in a two week JanTerm course in Paris

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies After Whittier After Whittier On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Graduates of Whittier College s French Cultural Studies program have used the minor to serve as a perfect complement to their major field of study and career plans Recent alumni of the program are completing advanced degrees at institutions both in the U S and abroad and have pursued exciting careers in fields that include education travel health business banking art fashion and law See what our alumni are up to Katie Hunter Perkins 05 Graduate Student USC School of Social Work I did a French immersion program in Paris France through Sweet Briar College It was terrifying challenging exciting liberating and utterly enlightening There is not a day that goes by that I do not build upon the lessons learned during my time abroad Read more Linda Park 12 Studio Production Assistant

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni French Cultural Studies Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Minor French Cultural Studies blends art history and French language and literature preparing students for a variety of post Whittier options Learn more A LOOK INSIDE Age of Impressionism to Riots Revolts and Revolutions preview courses part of the French Cultural Studies minor Learn more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with art history and French alumna Linda Park 12 production assistant at online fashion retailer Nasty Gal Read more Prev Next In This Section French Cultural Studies Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study In France After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics French Cultural Studies Support Support On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the French Cultural Studies program depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources and acquisitions and athletics However you choose to support

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  • About | Whittier College
    for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Gender Studies Homepage Slider Gender Studies Prev Next In This Section Gender Studies Mobile About Preview of Courses Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Gender Studies About About On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Requirements for the Minor in Gender Studies This interdisciplinary program is offered as a minor only there is no Gender Studies major offered at this time Requirements include 18 credits of coursework Please be advised that individual courses are not offered every year but are offered in a rotation that will provide students the ability to complete 18 credits over the course of the four year degree program Required course choose one Feminist Social Theory GEN 406 3 credits or Feminist Philosophy GEN 386 3 credits Note Although only one of the two courses is required both may be taken for credit toward the minor in Gender and Women s Studies and both are therefore listed below under Upper Division Elective Courses At least two 2 Introductory Courses Women and the Visual Arts GEN 207 3 credits or The Role of Science in Defining Gender GEN 220 4 credits or Philosophy of Love and Human Sexuality GEN 250 3 credits or Women and Religion GEN 253 3 credits Eco Philosophy GEN 260 3 credits At least two 2 upper division courses The Sociological Imagination GEN 300 3 credits or Sex Gender in Anthropology GEN 327 3 credits or Discourse of Desire Plato 20th Century GEN 381 3 credits or Women Family and Work in the Modern U S GEN 309 3 credits or Race Class

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