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Recent Faculty Activities

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguenova, Professor of Spanish, had her book, The Prado: Spanish Culture and Leisure, 1819-1939, was selected as an Editor's pick by Europe Now, the on line publicaiton of Council for European Studies: http://europenow.wpengine.com/2018/01/31/february-2018

Dr. Sonia Barnes, Assistant Professor of Spanish, has published an article: “Copula variation in Asturian Spanish and the multidimensionality of stancetaking in interaction"; Journal of Sociolinguistics”; DOI: 10.1111/josl.12273; January 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Coleman, Assistant Professor of Spanish, has his book manuscript: “Shockwaves: Immigration and its Racial Reverberations on the Contemporary Spanish Stage” accepted.

Dr. Dinorah Cortes, Associate Professor of Spanish, has pubished an article: "Primero sueñoySegundo sueño, un diálogo poético trasatlántico"Calíope: Journal of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry.From Muses to Poets: New Approaches to Women and Poetry in Early Modern Iberia and Colonial Latin America.Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017.pp. 217-234.

Dr. Tara Daly, Assistant Professor of Spanish, has her book manuscript: “Beyond Human: Vital Materialisms in the Andean Avant-Gardes” accepted.

Dr. Todd Hernandez, Associate Professor of Spanish, has published an article: “Input Flooding.” In J. Liontas (Ed.), TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, Volume 5. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, (2018): 2794-2799.

Dr. Michael Koch, German Instructor has published an article: Reinvigorating Albert Ehrenstein’s Tubutsch through Nietzsche’s “Eternal Return of the Same”; doi: 10.3368/m.109.4.562 Monatshefte December 1, 2017 vol. 109 no. 4 562-582.

Dr. Michelle Medeiros, Assistant Professor of Spanish, has her book manuscript: “Feminine Perspectives on the Discourses of Natural History: Reshaping the Scientific Landscape” accepted.

Dr. Anne Pasero, Professor of Spanish and Chair, published a review of Plaza-Agudo, Immaculada, Modelos de identidad en la encrucijada: Im'agenes femeninas de la poes'ia de las escritoras espanolas (1900-1936). U. de Malaga, 2015. Hispania 100.4; December 2017: 694-5




Summer Study Abroad Opportunity to Morocco!! May 14-June 5. This course will explore issues related to identity through exposure to a North African country. Students will examine how Moroccan identity has, over centuries, been shaped by questions of gender, nationality, language, religion, and interaction with the West.

Our department has been renamed Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Congratulations to:



Dr. Jeanette Kraemer, Associate Professor of French, for receiving a $4,000 Quebec Government Grant for her curriculum and research project Plurality and Diversity of Quebec.

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova, Professor of Spanish, for receiving the Way Klingler Fellowship Award. The Way Klingler Fellowships are for full-time regular faculty at the Associate or Full Professor rank who have potential for significant scholarship.

Dr. Jeffrey Coleman, Assistant Professor of Spanish has received a six-month Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty.

Marquette University has received a $125,000 grant from the Rudolph and Helga Kaden Memorial Fund to establish a German summer studies program.