Graduate Student Notes


Kodjo Adabra (GTA French) presented a paper in March on Tunisian Tlatli's movie Silences of the Palace at the 20th and 21st-Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium at the University of Minnesota. He also made a presentation at the 56th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference in October 2009. This summer he was nominated as a Peer-Reviewer for the post-graduate journal E-pisteme which focuses on the field of francophone literature.


Noah Soltau (German) received a 2009-10 Herman E. Spivey Humanities Graduate Fellowship.


Alberto Rivera Vaca (Spanish) received a 2009-10 J. Wallace and Katie Dean Graduate Fellowship. These fellowships are highly competitive and are awarded by the UT Graduate School on the basis of academic merit and potential for scholarship.