Millie Gimmel (Spanish) delivered the paper "When Pictures Mean Less than Words: Cognitive Disconnect in the Florentine Codex" at the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing Biennial conference in July in Washington, DC. She also attended the National Academic Advising Association regional conference in May.
Katherine Kong (French) was granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. She had an article published in Romance Quarterly, "Writing Love in the Thirteenth Nouvelle: Marguerite de Navarre's Epistolary Fictions." She delivered a paper on "Repeating Oneself in Christine de Pizan" at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, and she organized and chaired a session on "Renaissance Translations" at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.
Lisa Y.F. Parker (Spanish) presented "En defensa del idioma como parte de la identidad puertorriqueña: Injértese en nuestro lenguaje el inglés; pero el tronco ha de ser el de español" at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.
Óscar Rivera-Rodas's (Spanish) book, Picón Salas: historia de la cultura y cosmopolitismo, has just been published (Caracas: Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos Rómulo Gallegos, 2011), 375 pp.
Allison Weems (French) has been appointed Assistant Director of the Language and World Business Program. She recently served as Assistant Director of the summer UTK in Paris Program.
Abdoulaye Yansane (French) presented "Africa's diaspora, the last frontier" at the African Association Conference, Ohio University (Athens-Ohio, April 13-17) and directed the reading of "The African child" for the International colloque at University's International House.
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