Dr. Laura Guglani's article, "American, Hispanic, Spanish-speaking? Hispanic immigrants and the question of identity," appeared in the Journal of Language, Identity & Education in late 2016.
Dr. Joanne Burnett's article "Why Stromae Matters: Dance Music as a Master Class for the Social Issues of our Time" will appear in the Spring 2017 issue of The French Review.
Dr. Laura Guglani presented "Overcoming fears, connecting with the Hispanic community through service-learning" at the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) 2016 Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, in September 2016.
Drs. Joanne Burnett and Leah Fonder-Solano published "Online Language Teacher Education: Confronting the Myths" in the 2016 edition of the ADFL Bulletin.
Dr. Laurel Abreu's article, "Awareness of Racial Diversity in the Spanish-Speaking World Among L2 Spanish Speakers," appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Foreign Language Annals.
Instructor Luisa Garrido Baez has published "Estraniamento e marginalizzazione nei film di Gianni Amelio" in the Italian journal Luci e Ombre, Anno IV, 2016.
Dr. Katie Angus presented "Astérix in the Classroom" at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) in March 2016 and "Making the Most of What You've Got: Five Recommendations for Graduate Student Instructors" at the Modern Language Association (MLA) in December.
Dr. Laura Guglani's article, ""Service-learning: Overcoming fears, connecting with the Hispanic/Latino community" appeared in the 2016 issue of Dimension, a publication of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT). Dr. Guglani presented a conference paper by the same title at the conference in March.
Congratulations to Cynthia Baertich who was named the 2016 Outstanding Student in doctoral education in Instructional Technology and Design from the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education.
Congratulations to our 2016 Outstanding Language Students: Zach Howell (German), Jon-Michael Platt (Classics), Marlena Barron (French), Sean D. Murphy (German), and Joshua Polk (Spanish).
Congratulations to Samuel Johnson and Jenifer Gary for receiving the Hugie Lee Foote Scholarship to support their studies abroad in 2016-2017. Sam will study in Orléans and Jenifer in Paris.
Keltoum Rowland, Cyndi Baertich, and Luisa Garrido Báez won second place for their presentation "Online Language Learning: A possibility for beginners" at the Mississippi Foreign Language Association's conference in November. Congratulations also to Luisa Garrido Báez for winning the "Friend of Foreign Foreign Languages" award for her work in Italian!
Courses in Chinese and Italian are currently being offered on the Hattiesburg Campus.
French and Spanish 101-202 are now offered fully online year round.