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Professor Elsa Filosa to be Honored at Reception

Jan. 31, 2013—On Monday, February 4th, there will be a reception at 4:15 p.m. at the Robert Penn Warren Center in honor of Vanderbilt faculty who published books in 2012. Congratulazioni, professoressa Filosa!  

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Professor Emerita Tracy Barrett joins John Seigenthaler on NPT

Oct. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt University Professor Emerita, Tracy Barrett, joins John Seigenthaler on Nashville Public Television’s “Word on Words” series on Sunday, October 14th at 10:30 a.m. on channel 8.         October 12-14 is the Southern Festival of books and for NPT, the Festival is a golden opportunity to grab numerous nationally recognized authors for...

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Professor Holly Tucker honored at 2012 Fall Assembly

Aug. 26, 2012—Holly Tucker, professor of French and Italian, received The Chancellor’s Awards for Research for her book, Blood Work: A Tale of Murder and Medicine in the Scientific Revolution, which sheds new light on the infancy of blood transfusions.     A Chancellor’s Award for Research recognizes excellence in research, scholarship, or creative expression. All tenured...

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Professor Paul B. Miller publishes new article in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

Jul. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt Professor Paul B. Miller (Dept. of French and Italian) has recently published his article titled: “‘Bendito sea A. que no me hizo indio ni negro’: Ethnic Paradigms in Menasseh Ben Israel’s Esperança de Israel” in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies – Journal Issue Volume 89, Number 5 / 2012              ...

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Vanderbilt Professor Mirabile recently published article

Jun. 22, 2012—Vanderbilt Professor Andrea Mirabile (Dept. of French and Italian) has recently published his article titled: “Allegory, Pathos, and Irony: The Resistance to Benjamin in Paul de Man”. in German Studies Review.   Abstract Paul de Man’s writings on allegory are significantly influenced by the work of Walter Benjamin. Nevertheless, Benjamin is conventionally perceived as semireligious...

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Expressions maghrébines by Rob Watson

Apr. 20, 2012—  “Renvois du plurilinguisme méditerranéen dans la littérature judéo-maghrébine de nos jours: Tunis, Alexandrie, Casablanca “ in the journal Expressions Maghrébines, for the special issue “Le Maghreb Méditeranéen: Littératures et Plurilinguisme” Volume 11, Issue 2, Winter 2012.

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Rob Watson publishes in Life Writing Journal

Apr. 17, 2012—      Congratulations Rob for your recently published article! “Secondhand Memories: Franco-Tunisian Jewish Women and the Problem of Writing Return” in the journal Life Writing, for the special issue “Women’s Life Writing and Diaspora” Volume 9, Issue 4, 2012.            

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Vanderbilt Professor Paul Miller’s recently published article

Apr. 3, 2012—      Vanderbilt Professor Paul Miller (Dept. of French and Italian) has recently published his article titled: “Remoteness and Proximity: The Parallel Ethnographies of Alejo Carpentier and René Maran” in Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures. To access the full article online please click here.

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Dinner and a draft

Jan. 31, 2012—Wednesday, February 22, 2012 6:30-8:00 p.m. @ The Writing Studio Professor Tucker will talk about her writing process and share some of her writing projects with a small group of students Wednesday, February 22, at the Writing Studio event Dinner and a Draft. If you’d like to attend, please visit our website (www.vanderbilt.edu/writing) and register...

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Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett

Oct. 23, 2011—This tale of love, faith, and betrayal retells the myth of the minotaur as never before

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Rob Watson has article published

Aug. 5, 2011—Rob Watson’s article, “Memories (out) of Place: Franco-Judeo-Algerian Autobiographical Writing, 1995-2010″ has been accepted for publication in the Journal of North African Studies. Congratulations, Rob!

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