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The USF Foundation has established a scholarship fund for World Languages students in memory of Ava Chitwood. If you wish to make a gift or pledge online you can do so by clicking on the icon below. Use the search bar and enter fund 420093 for the World Languages Memorial Scholarship Fund. If you would like to donate to our Modern Language Operating Fund, the fund is 420250.
Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship Award
Dr. Jason Nethercut has been awarded a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship for the academic year 2017-2018. With this fellowship, one of the most prestigious awarded in the field of Classics, Dr. Nethercut will complete work on his monograph entitled Lucretius and Ennius' Annales: Revisionary Poetics.
Congratulations Dr. Nethercut!
ACLS Fellowship Award
Dr. Jennifer Cazenave has been awarded a 2017-2018 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), which supports scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. The fellowship will support her book project, "An Archive of the Catastrophe: Recovering the Unused Footage of Shoah." This project undertakes the first comprehensive examination of the 200 hours of testimonies Claude Lanzmann excluded from his canonical Holocaust film Shoah (1985) and which are today archived at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Congratulations Dr. Cazenave!
Dr. Nicole Tracy-Ventura delivered a keynote address at the 3rd biennial Study Abroad Conference held at Rice University in February. (Photo credit: Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication, Rice University)
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WLE Student Accomplishments
On March 7, 2017 Jelena Vuksanovic successfully defended her Applied Linguistics dissertation. Her dissertation, "The Relationship between Trait Emotional Intelligence and L2 Motivation" was an ambitious project to connect two SLA frameworks, and her results indicate exciting future work to be done.
On March 9, 2017 French MA student Souad Bouhayat successfully defended her thesis:
“Transgressions: corps féminin, langue d’adoption et légitimation
dans la littérature maghrébine.” Dr. Jennifer Cazenave was the committee chair.
On March 10, 2017 Spanish MA student Rachel West successfully defended her MA thesis, “Ocurrió la unión con la divinidad, con el universo”: la representación de la religión en los cuentos de Jorge Luis Borges.” The committee included Dr. Pablo Brescia (chair), Dr. Madeline Cámara (member), and Dr. Heike Scharm (member).
On March 3, 2017 Spanish MA student Mateo Wilkinson successfully defended his thesis, Con su propia voz: un estudio de cinco mujeres mexicanas. The committee included Dr. Madeline Cámara (chair), Dr. Pablo Brescia (member), and Dr. Grazyna Walczak (member). Congratulations Mateo!
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