Displaying items by tag: Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

In May 2016 ten Blazers went to Puerto Rico for Dr. Maddox's Spanish and Service Learning program.
John Maddox was a 2015-2016 Faculty Fellow in Engaged Scholarship. He attended a year of workshops on Service Learning, and he will incorporate this training into his May Mini-Term 2016 Spanish and Service Learning trip to Puerto Rico.
Through its international and diversity programming, the College of Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise of “knowledge that will change your world.”
The fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.
Dr. Erika Hille Rinker, assistant professor of German, is one of the 2015 recipients of the American Association of Teachers of German/Goethe-Institut Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in furthering the teaching of German in American schools.
Ling Ma was honored at the annual conference of the Alabama World Language Association at Troy University, Troy Alabama.
DFLL students DeAngalo Nesby, M. Amy Hardison and Jenifer Montejo won the Second Place Award at the UAB Expo for Service Learning for their poster Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Hispanic Patients in Clinical Settings in Alabama.
John K. Moore Jr., Ph.D., an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has been awarded a research fellowship from the Institute for Pilgrimage Studies at the College of William & Mary.
Professor Lourdes Sánchez-López published a new book, El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo: historia, política, sociedades y culturas (Routledge, 2016) with co-author Professor Clara Mojica-Díaz (Tennessee State University).
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Assistant Professor Malinda Blair O’Leary became the College of Arts and Sciences’ first instructor to have their online course certified by Quality Matters.
Edited and annotated by leading Proust scholar William Carter, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower is the second volume of one of the twentieth century’s great literary triumphs.
Dr. John Maddox received the AATSP Outstanding Scholarly Publication Award for his article entitled "AfroReggae: Antropofagia, Sublimation, and Intimate Revolt in the Favela” published in the September 2014 issue of Hispania.
Dr. Catherine Danielou, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named President-Elect of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF).
Her research interests include pragmatics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, and teacher development.
His research focuses on contemporary historical novels on slavery from Latin America. He specializes in narrative of the Hispanic Caribbean and Brazil.
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