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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
MA Student Sophia Boules' poster on The Evolution of Little Red Riding Hood won 2nd place in the Arts and Humanities section of the 2017 Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at USF. Congratulations Sophia!
Five of our Classics students were among the winners of the CAMWS (Classical Association of the Middle West and South) Latin Translation contest for 2016-2017. CAMWS is the second largest Classics association is the world and our students competed against over 460 students from 40 different colleges, including Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Virginia, the University of Illinois, the University of Texas, Wake Forest University, the University of Georgia, Indiana University, and Emory University (all AAU member institutions). Awards included Bretton Cotton (Second place overall, cash award) and certificate winners:
1. Ashley Derr (Ninth place overall)
2. Stephen Webinga (19th place overall)
3. Duncan Miller (20th place overall)
4. Kathryn Hazleton (21st place overall)
Dr. Eleni H. Manolaraki’s students were only in third-semester Latin; Dr. Jason Nethercut’s student, Kathryn Hazleton, was only in her first semester of Latin when she took the exam.
Anne Marie Shaughnessy, a graduate of the M.A. Linguistics:TESOL program, was recently granted a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship as an English Teaching Assistant in the country of Colombia. Ms. Shaughnessy is very excited to begin her work in Colombia this summer, and the Applied Linguistics faculty send her off with very best wishes!
MA Student Sophia Boules presented her thesis research at the March 20, 2017 Graduate School Research Symposium. She won the Arts and Humanities award and a travel subsidy to present her work at a conference.
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