Congratulations to Alicia Sánchez Flores! She presented the paper: ”Estudio de la influencia galdosiana entre España y Latinoamérica” ahte the ”The 16th Annual Hispanic and Lusophone studies symposium” at the Ohio State University this past weekend.
Monday, April 15 we will welcome Francesca V. Mignosa, M.A. in French and former Italian Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages.
She will present and talk about her newly published book, “My Sicily”. Gordy 113, from 3-4pm.
Congratulations to Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño!
On Friday, March 15 Dr. Alonso Sameño was inducted as a Presidential Teacher for the College of Arts & Sciences along with College of Business professor, Dr. Frost. The two were congratulated by President McDavis and Provost Pam Benoit, and will remain Presidential Teachers through 2016. Congratulations again!
3rd Annual Undergraduate Competition (Olympiada) of Spoken Russian
Six students from Elementary Russian II participated in the 3rd Annual Undergraduate Competition (Olympiada) of Spoken Russian.
The event took place on February 23 and was hosted by Bowling Green SU and organized by the Midwest Slavic Association. The students competed in 3 separate rounds: oral interview (based on ACTFL proficiency guidelines for speaking), poem recital (in Russian!), and Topic Presentation. Anna Mendlein, an HTC junior, majoring in Social Work, took third place in her category.
Congratulations, Anna! We are so proud of you and your accomplishment!
Senior Russian Major Anna Melnik has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship for Russian. This is quite a prestigious feat! Great job, Anna!
Former French MA student Franck Dalmas has published a new book: Lectures phénoménologiques en littérature française with Peter Lang, 2012. We are very proud of Franck.
MA in French or Spanish:
There are still some funded openings in our Master programs, so please apply now.
Explore our website under “graduate programs.”
Study Abroad this summer!
Congratulations to Spanish HTC student Katie Meisky who presented a portion of her senior thesis at the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference (OLAC) at Wittenberg U. The title of her work was: ”The Power of Female Sexuality and the 19th Century Woman: The Portrayal of Eliza Lynch, la Madama Paraguaya.” Way to go, Katie!
Irene Ramos, Spanish MA student, has won first prize in Humanities at the International Research Student Symposium. Her project, ”Teaching Associates’ Awareness in the Foreign Language Classroom,” was part of a larger paper she is preparing with Dr. Emilia Alonso. Congratulations to Irene!
For the 12th year in a row, OU students participate and present at the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference along with OU professors and colleagues from many universities. This year’s OLAC was held at Wittenberg U. Presenters from OU included: (Faculty) Dina López, Emilia Alonso, BetsyPartyka, Luis Clemente; (Students) Katie Meisky, Leigh Ozckowski, Jackie Briski, Jocelyn Probasco; (Alumni) Lola Whitmer, Beth Grassmann, Alicia Miklos; (attending) Juan Regalado, Lola García, Alicia Sánchez, Brittany Frodge, Kaelyn Naim, Julianna Coleman.
Adam Hart was hired in January at The O’Neal School in North Carolina to teach French at the high school level. Adam completed Ohio University’s M.A. in French in 2011, The O’Neal School is a private college preparatory school in Southern Pines founded in 1971. One hundred percent of O’Neal students graduate and are accepted to universities each year. Great job, Adam!