Professor of French and Chair of International Studies Laura Reeck contributed the chapter on France to The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions (ed. Waïl S. Hassan), which was just released. In the chapter, Reeck creates a literary history for what could be called the Arab diasporic novel in France.
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Assistant Professor of German Julia Ludewig and Associate Professor of French Laura Reeck presented on roundtables at the GLCA World Literature Symposium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 1-3. Their contributions to the roundtables were based on position papers titled “Distributed Visual Storytelling in Reineke” and “The French Case: Questions of Diversity in the Global
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Barbara Riess’s translation of the short story “Brutal Mirage” by Guillermo López-Prieto was published in this month’s Cuban Counterpoints: Public Scholarship about a Changing Cuba. Riess will be taking a group of 12 Allegheny students with Prof. Brittany Davis to Cuba for an Experiential Learning Tour, “Revolutionary Products,” on
Works by Mozart, Beethoven and Bartók, performed by the award-winning Alexander String Quartet, resounded in a third-floor classroom on a recent morning in Allegheny College’s Ruter Hall. But the students taking in the performance weren’t attending a music course. Instead, they were studying German language and literature.
The 2017 International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages at Allegheny College, kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at The Movies @ Meadville with “After Spring,” a feature-length documentary that focuses on the Syrian refugee crisis.
Judson Herrman, associate professor of classical studies and Frank T. McClure Chair of Greek and Latin, has been invited for a residency in November 2016 at the Fondation Hardt pour l’étude de l’Antiquité classique, a research institute for classics in Geneva. Herrman will work on his book manuscript, Selected Political Speeches of Demosthenes.
Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Laura Reeck Participated in a BBC Radio story on soccer in the French Banlieues. She discussed attitudes toward the Euro 2016 soccer championship in the French banlieues, specifically in the banlieue of Bondy. Here is the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03yptx9 “This has a backstory shared with my students from last semester
Associate Professor of Spanish Wilfredo Hernández attended the XVII International Congress of Hispanic Literature held in Mérida, Mexico, March 9-11. He presented “Racism and Homophobia in Mariana Rondón’s Bad Hair.” Bad Hair is a Venezuelan film that received the main prize at the 2013 San Sebastian International Film Festival. Professor Hernández was also the moderator
Judson Herrman, associate professor of classical studies and Frank T. McClure Chair of Greek and Latin, has been awarded a visiting fellowship at University College, Oxford, for the Hilary Term (January-March) 2017. These fellowships recognize “distinguished external scholars” who can contribute to the academic community in Oxford and benefit from its resources. While in residence
Associate Professor of French Laura Reeck contributed three translations to Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics (eds. Harrison and Villa-Ignacio, Stanford UP). Souffles was a leading anticolonialist Marxist journal whose publication spanned 1966-72. Professor Reeck translated “Interview with Ousmane Sembène”; “The World Festival of Negro Arts, or the Nostalgics