News - October 2013 - World Languages & Literatures
Monday, October 7, 2013
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, is the 2013 recipient of a fellowship awarded by the cultural association Elighes Uttiosos from Santu Lussurgiu, Sardinia, Italy, to research and publish on the works of poet Giovanni Corona (1914-198
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a lecture, “Ticket to Salvation: Nichiren Buddhism in Miyazawa Kenji’s ‘Night on the Galactic Railroad,” for the students and faculty of the World Languages and Literature department at Furman U
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored a book review of Guido Erol Öztanil’s “Stumme Lichtzeichen” Arno Schmidt und das Kino, published in The German Quarterly, Vol. 86/3, Summer 2013.
»Lina Quiroga and Eva Nunez, World Language and Literatures faculty, authored “A Sociolinguistic Study of Colombian Spanish in Caqueta” published in International Journal of Humanities, Vol. 16, 27.
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Language and Literatures instructor, authored “Osho in Oregon” published in the Italian edition of Osho Times (Osho International Foundation), July-August issue.
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper on Italian cinema director Corso Salani titled “Con lo sguardo dolce e curioso: il finto documentario di Corso Salani” at the American Association of Teachers of Italian conferenced
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated several authors collected in the sound-and-text volume, Things that a Mutant Needs to Know, published by Unsounds.
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Unnatural Narratives and Transgressing the Normative Discourses of Iraqi History: Translating Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” published in the Journal of Arabic Literature, Vol. 4
Monday, October 21, 2013
»DeLys Ostlund, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “When Does La Celestina Stop Being La Celestina?: Adapting a Classical Spanish Text” at the 67th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention in Vancouver, Wash., on Oct. 12
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a $1,030 Mini Grant for Japanese Arts and Culture from the Japan Foundation to support a visit from Debra Samuels, author of My Japanese Table, for the upcoming Center for Japanese Studies worksh
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Enrique E. Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Mestizaje y Agencia Social en el Cóndor pasa de Julio Baudouin,” at the Sixth International Conference of Peruvianists at Georgetown University, Oct. 10-12.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, ran a workshop on teaching methodology and presented a paper, “Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s fall Asian languages symposium, Oct. 14.