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Dr. Audrey Viguier, alumna of WLE's French MA program, published an article in the December 2015 French Review, a distinguished journal with blind review. It is her second article in this widely read journal: "Aliénation sociale et justice communiste dans 'Crainquebille' (1904) d'Anatole France."

Faculty Research Presentation
Applied Linguistics professor Camilla Vasquez presented her research about the language of TripAdvisor reviews to an audience of 800 travel industry representatives at the Skift Global Forum in Brooklyn NY in October.

Faculty Research Presentation
Dr. Heike Scharm was among the international scholars invited by the Mexican Embassy and the University of Cambridge to present their current research on Carlos Fuentes at Carlos Fuentes: Colloquium and Celebration at Cambridge University, UK in early October.

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A recent French MA graduate, Perpetual Mensah, is now an Instructor of French at St. Lawrence University.


Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Camilla Vasquez who was selected to receive a Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award this year. Congratulations!

September 2015 -- "Discovering an Ancient Explorer Anew"

The research work of Dr. David Arbesú is currently in USF News. Congratulations!

Faculty in the News!

On September 9, 2015, Dr. David Arbesú was featured in a Spanish newspaper, La Nueva España, regarding the discovery of a new manuscript about Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the conquest of Florida. The news coincides with the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine.

Le Prix de de Littérature Gérald-Godin 2015

Distinguished University Professor Gaëtan Brulotte just received Le Prix de Littérature Gérald-Godin 2015, a Grand Prix Culturel in Québec for his most recent book, La contagion du réel. He will also be interviewed for Radio Canada and will be featured at the Maison de Culture of Trois-Riviéres (Québec).

Latin American Science Fiction Research Grant
The USF Humanities Institute and USF Libraries are co-sponsoring the newly created Latin American Science Fiction Research Grant for Spring 2016 to support the use of the Libraries' unique Latin American Science Fiction collections. Dr. Pablo Brescia is the Academic Coordinator for the LASFRG, a national and international residential grant for scholars of Latin American science fiction. Read more HERE.