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Jessica Greenfield was selected by the Center for Teaching to be one of the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.

Jun. 27, 2016—Jessica Greenfield was selected by the Center for Teaching to be one of the Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year. 5-26-2016

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Congratulations to Lynn Ramey for her recent publications, invited lectures and workshops, and grant awards:

Feb. 1, 2016—Publications Black Legacies: “Race” and the European Middle Ages. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014). Paperback edition: July 2016. Ramey, Lynn, and Rebecca Panter. “Collaborative Storytelling in Unity3D: Creating Scalable Long-Term Projects for Humanists.” Interactive Storytelling. Ed. H. Schoenau-Fog et al. Vol. 9445. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer-Verlag, 2015: 357–60. Invited Lectures and Workshops:...

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Vanderbilt in France Information Sessions to be held during the week of Feb. 1st-5th

Jan. 27, 2016—Maite Monchal, Director of Vanderbilt if France will be on campus during the week of February 1st – 5th to speak with students interested in studying abroad in southern France.  Click here to find a list of days, times and places to meet Maite and hear more about the programs. Monday, Feb. 1st 6pm – 7pm...

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Professor Barsky talk at the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Yale Law School on February 25th.

Jan. 20, 2016—Professor Barsky will be giving a talk at the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Yale Law School Center for International Human Rights, on February 25th. The talk is entitled “”Dirt, Filth, Infection, and Border Crossings: Rendering Human Beings ‘illegal’ and ‘foreign’”.

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Bob Barsky has published a Commentary in Fortune Magazine on the recent Court of Appeals ruling on Immigration

Nov. 13, 2015—  What the Legal Setbacks on Obama’s Immigration Plans Say About the Grey Areas of U.S. Border Patrol COMMENTARY by Robert F. Barsky NOVEMBER 13, 2015 10:27 AM EST SEE ARTICLE

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French Embassy now accepting applications for teaching assistants

Oct. 14, 2015—TEACHING ASSISTANT PROGRAM IN FRANCE Work in France for 7 months teaching English to French students! Program Dates: October 1, 2016 – April 30, 2017 Job Duties: Assistant teaches English classes for a total of 12 hours per week in up to 3 schools. Assistant serves as a resource person in conversation groups, organizes activities and...

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Susan Kevra has published an article in Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies

Oct. 14, 2015—An essay by Susan Kevra was just published  in Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies, “From Raw to Cooked: Amy Tan’s “Fish Cheeks” through a Lévi-Straussian Lens.” 

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An essay on the state of the profession in the humanities by William Franke newly published in Diacritics.

Sep. 24, 2015—        Read Professor Franke’s essay, “Professional Dantology and the Human Significance of Dante Studies.”   https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/diacritics/v042/42.4.franke.html#resp02

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Elsa Filosa was named a Harvard University Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, a Villa I Tatti Fellowship for research on the Italian Renaissance

Jul. 27, 2015—        Elsa Filosa, Andrew W Mellon Fellow Boccaccio and the Florentine Coup (1360-61) 2015-2016 The Harvard University Center awards fifteen Villa I Tatti Fellowships annually, each for twelve months, for post-doctoral research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance from the 14th to the 17th century. Fellows live in the Florence area and have...

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