News & Events
Christina Soto van der Plas wins Hohendahl Prize
We are delighted to announce that Christina Soto van der Plas, Ph.D. candidate in Spanish, has won the Peter Uwe Hohendahl Graduate Essay Prize in Critical Theory. In their citation, this year’s prize committee wrote that they were “very impressed by [Ch...
December 18th, 2015
Eddie Curran receives Cornell Council for the Arts project grant
Eddie Curran, doctoral candidate in Spanish, has been awarded a project grant from the Cornell Council for the Arts to present an exhibition, “Requesting Me/Inviting You,” during the spring semester, linked to his dissertation on visual culture and featuring a series of photographic portraits of subjects inhabiting three kinds of space. Curran wrote that “the CCA project was inspire...
December 11th, 2015
Grad Student, Neal Allar, Awarded Naomi Schor Prize
We are happy to announce that Neal Allar, Ph.D. candidate in French, was awarded the Naomi Schor Prize for “Best Essay Presented by a Graduate Student” at the 19th Century French Studies Conference held this year at Princeton. Congratulations to Neal on this tremendous achievement!
November 17th, 2015
Migiel’s Newest Book Published
Professor of Romance Studies and Department Chair, Marilyn Migiel, has published her newest book The Ethical Dimension of the “Decameron”. Here is a link from University of Toronto Press about the book and more on the author: http://www.utppublishing.com/Ethical-Dimension-of-the-Decameron.html...
September 29th, 2015
Bättig von Wittelsbach Publishes Volume of Essays
Senior Lecturer of Italian Language, K.E. Bättig von Wittelsbach has edited a volume of essays on Franco-Italian literary relations published in Florence, Italy by academic publisher Franco Cesati Editore (http://www.francocesatieditore.com/)
September 28th, 2015
Garces to Give Keynote Address at Conference
Our very own Professor of Hispanic Studies, Maria Antonia Garces, will be giving the keynote address at the “Don Quijote and the Mediterranean World” conference being held at the University of Texas-Austin. Congratulations, Maria Antonia!
September 27th, 2015
Pedro Erber’s Book on two Best Seller Lists
Pedro’s book, Breaching the Frame: The Rise of Contemporary Art in Brazil and Japan, is on both the Library Journal’s Asian History and Latin American Studies Best Sellers Lists. http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2015/04/books/asian-history-april-2015-best-sellers/ and http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2015/06/books/june-2015-latin-american-studies-best-sellers/
April 24th, 2015
Erber Receives the Appel Fellowship
It is with pleasure that we announce that Pedro Erber has received The Robert and Helen Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists. The Appel Fellowship is a highly prestigious fellowship awarded each year to two recently tenured associate or assistant professors in the College who have demonstrated excellence in teaching as well as scholarly promise. This fellowship will enable Pedro...
April 15th, 2015
Laurent Dubreuil Publishes New Book
Laurent’s latest book, The Intellective Space: Thinking beyond Cognition is being described as a daring exploration of the space between language and thought. https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-intellective-space
April 2nd, 2015
Paz Soldan’s Rio Fugitivo selected as one of the 200 Essential Books of the Bolivian Canon
Congratulations to Professor Edmundo Paz Soldan for his novel, Rio Fugitivo, being selected as one of the 200 Essential Books of the Bolivian Canon! It will be published in Bolivia in a special edition as part of the Library of the Bicentennial! Awesome achievement, Edmundo!...
March 5th, 2015
Tim Campbell – Biopolitics
An interview with our very own Professor Tim Campbell on his work with Biopolitics: http://bit.ly/1FvmvAg
February 18th, 2015
Aching on “…The ‘Enemies’ Within”
Romance Studies Professor and Director of the Africana Studies and Research Center, Gerard Aching, wrote this insightful article which appeared in the February 11th, 2015 edition of the Huffington Post Politics. http://huff.to/1FszfKQ
February 18th, 2015
Two new publications by graduate student Bécquer Seguín
Congratulations to Romance Studies graduate student Bécquer Seguín on the publication of two recent articles! “On the Easel of Independence” is forthcoming in the Winter 2015 issue of Hispanic Review (Vol.83.1). “Can Podemus Win in Spain?...
January 22nd, 2015