Displaying items by tag: department of foreign languages and literatures faculty news

French Professor and CAS Senior Associate Dean Catherine Danielou has won the prestigious Ordre des Palmes Académiques from her home country of France. 
Dr. Krista Chambless, a professor of Spanish and French at the University of Alabama at Birmingha, received the 2013 Post-Secondary Teacher of Excellence from SCOLT.
Dr. Orihuela was recognized on May 6th for his publication of Valle de entonces in the past year.
The Motivating Women Awards by the Birmingham International Center were chosen from the nominees submitted by local businesses and organizations. Dr. Sánchez-López was awarded at an April 25th dinner celebration. Congratulations Dr. Sánchez-López!
María Jesús Centeno, DFLL Instructor of Spanish, has participated in the publication of the book, “El español en la cocina: Aprender español cocinando.”
Scholarship and Teaching on Languages for Specific Purposes is an anthology composed of select peer-reviewed scholarly articles developed from concepts and positions presented and generated at the First International Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) celebrated on April 13–14, 2012 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States).
Dr. Sánchez-López received her award during UAB’s MHRC 10th Anniversary Gala. Dean Palazzo and Associate Dean Rebecca Bach sponsored a table to accompany and support her award.
The department welcomes Yahui Anita Huang, Lorenzo García-Amaya, and Nicholas Henriksen.
Sheri Spaine Long, Ph.D., professor of Spanish in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been inducted into La Orden de los Descubridores, one of the highest honors of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.
Dr. Long has been teaching as a distinguished visiting professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Serge Bokobza, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at UAB. Bokobza has been an associate professor of French literature and cinema studies at UAB since 1986. 
This nomination is a tribute to Malinda's foreign language instruction at UAB and throughout Alabama. She was recognized at this year's AAFLT conference on February 5th.
DFLL faculty member Catherine Danielou received this award for her essay entitled: "Our Days Pass Too Quickly: Madame De Sévigné and Aging." 
DFLL faculty member Carlos Orihuela's recently published Abordajes y Aproximaciones. Ensayos sobre Literatura Peruana del Siglo XX (1950-2001) has gained much attention from the Peruvian media.
Japanese Instructor Tim Cook gains attention for his innovating online Japanese course.  In collaboration with the DFLL, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Department of Theatre, Sinsei Tim has created quite an experience.
Trouville et Cabourg, France -Dr. William C. Carter, the highest regarded American Proust scholar and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at UAB, spoke at a conference organized to give homage to Marcel Proust.
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