Ben Hyman is a concentrator in Comparative Literature and International Relations. He is an undergraduate fellow at the Cogut Center for the Humanities and a research assistant with the Watson Institute for International Studies. His honors thesis in Comparative Literature addressed the relationship between motherhood and motherland in recent work by exilic writers Tahar Ben Jelloun and Jamaica Kincaid. As a journalist, he has contributed work to National Public Radio’s website, NPR.org, and his culture reporting will appear in a forthcoming issue of The American Prospect magazine. After he graduates, he hopes to cadge his way into a job in book publishing.