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Dr. Lisbeth Philip, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures, presented a paper at the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Annual Conference

'The Meaning of Particle / Prefix Constructions in German' by Robert Dewell is really two books in one: a valuable reference resource, and a groundbreaking case study that represents a new approach to constructional semantics

'Time Commences in Xibalbá' by Luis de Lión, translated by Nathan C. Henne, tells the story of a violent village crisis in Guatemala sparked by the return of a prodigal son, Pascual. Dr. Henne translated, edited and wrote a critical introduction to the novel.

Dr. Leopoldo Tablante presented at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. about Mambo and fashion trends in the USA in the 1950s.

French major, Faelynn Carroll, has been awarded the prestigious Gilman scholarship for study abroad in Senegal this summer.

Michaela Kametani-Rider, 2012 graduate with a major in Spanish and Philosophy, awarded a 2012 Sigma Delta Pi Undergraduate Study Abroad Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Uriel Quesada, who was named an American Council of Education (ACE) Fellow for academic year 2012-13.

Languages and Cultures alumnus, Timothy J. Prosser ’87, Esq. served as chair of the 2011 National Conference on Philanthropic Planning, held in San Antonio on October 4 – 6, 2011.

Fr. Farge has published a book review of Fuminobu Murakami's, The Strong and the Weak in Japanese Literature: Discrimination, egalitarianism, nationalism (London and New York: Routledge, 2010) in the Journal of Japanese Studies. The book review is forthcoming this winter.

Andre Lebeau, French and Spanish major (2012), was the recipient of two competitive awards: The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Annette Kade Scholarship for Study in Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland.

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