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Emiliya Usmanova (MA Slavic), 2016 Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Emiliya Usmanova (MA Slavic) has received the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.


Prof. Michael Leeser (Spanish), 2016 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor

Professor Michael Leeser has been named an Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor for 2016.


Honors Night, Spring 2016

On April 6, faculty, students and families came together to celebrate the 79th Annual Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics Honors Night.


UROP Assistants Present Research Nationwide

Ravital Goldgof and Lily Shelton, 2015-16 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program assistants to Prof. Robert Romanchuk for his project on oral-formulaic structures in the Byzantine romantic epic Digenis Akritis and its Early Slavic translation, presented their own research on women's agency in the epic at the University of Pittsburgh's Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Europe: East and West" on April 1, 2016.


IDEA Grant Winner

Audrey Wheeler, a freshman and Presidential Scholar, is one of the winners of the prestigious IDEA grant ($4,000) for summer undergraduate research.


2016 Florida Statewide Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Congratulations to all of those who participated at the Graduate Student Research Symposium last Friday at UF especially Amy Bustin and Gareth Bryan Wilkinson.


Elena Vogel Receives National Gabriela Mistral Award

On April 20, 2016, Elena Vogel (PhD, Spanish), Active Member of Florida State University's Alpha Delta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, received the prestigious Gabriela Mistral Award.


Portuguese Students and Instructors Receive Visibility Worldwide

Two FSU students pursuing minors in Portuguese have been awarded scholarships to attend the prestigious Middlebury College Portuguese School during Summer 2016.


Jeremy Kasten published a book chapter:

Jeremy Kasten, who recently received his PhD in Spanish from our Department, published a book chapter "Representing a Trauma Space and Rendering the Real of the Spanish Civil War in Carlos Saura's La caza," in a collective volume, entitled Trauma and Meaning Making published by Interdisciplinary Press.


French Lecture Series Upcoming Event:

Public Lecture by Professor Kathleen Long, Cornell University, Thursday, October 13, 5:00 PM, DIF 009

"From Monstrosity to Postnormality: Montaigne, Canguilhem, Foucault" (sponsored by the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies)