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On July 1, 2015, the Department of German and Slavic Studies will have a new name: German and Russian Studies.  “This name change highlights our emphasis on Russian literature, film, and culture and on Russian as a critical language. With our new hire, Dr. Irina Erman, joining us as a tenure track assistant professor of Russian this fall, we are poised to build on the stellar work of our retiring colleague Professor Raisa Gomer and continue to offer our students an excellent Russian Studies program,” observes Dr. Morgan Koerner, Department Chair-Elect.

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Professor Carl Wise’s article “Eclipsed Autonomy: Celestial Images and the Free Will Debate in Antonio Mira de Amescua’s Álvaro de Luna Plays” was published in the latest issue [66.2 (2014): 109-122] of the Bulletin of the Comediantes.

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Hispanic Studies Faculty Populate KFLC Landscape

Posted by: Mark Del Mastro | May 4, 2015 | No Comment |

At the annual Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference on April 23-25 at the University of Kentucky, four Hispanic Studies faculty members collaborated. Professors Susan Divine, Michael Gómez and Sabrina Laroussi presented their studies respectively: “Transforming the Narrative: Isaac Rosa, Historiography, City Space, and Live Tweeting Democracy,” “Playing with Time: Relativistic Reverberations and Entropic Echoes in Lorca’s Así que pasen cinco años” and “Entre lo fantástico y lo extraño: Un estudio narcorreligioso de María llena eres de gracia.” Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro also attended to conduct the 13th Annual Sigma Delta Pi Informative Session.

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Professor Mark P. Del Mastro is featured in the “Member Spotlights” section of the national website of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese

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Professor Sarah E. Owens article “El legado del rosario milagroso en los escritos de viaje de sor Ana de Cristo hacia Filipinas” has appeared in the Mexican journal Boletín de Monumentos Históricos.

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Alanna Aldstadt, German major, was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Germany.

under: German & Slavic Studies, Student News, Students

Timothy Howard, German Major, has been awarded a US Teaching Assistantship in Austria with a placement in Wiener Neustadt.

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Professor Carmen Grace’s article “Sobre la ‘predicación culta’ en el Siglo de Oro: polémicas y retóricas cristianas” has been accepted for publication in the prestigious Bulletin of Hispanic Studies.

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Professor Mark P. Del Mastro has been named miembro numerario / full member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.  Dr. Del Mastro is among 13 new members confirmed in March 2015 for contributions that have helped promote Spanish language and Hispanic culture in the U.S., and he is the only person in the State of South Carolina with this distinction.

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At the 25th Conference on Spanish in the US at The City College of New York on March 26-29, Drs. Elizabeth Martínez-Gibson and Ricard Viñas-de-Puig presented their respective papers: “A study of the effects of language contact and language change in Spanish-language newspapers in South Carolina” and “The TAM paradigm in Eastern North Carolina Spanish.” Professor Viñas-de-Puig also organized and chaired the panel “Spanishes in the Carolinas.”

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