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. 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.
Dr. Katie Angus presented "Asterix 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 Langauge 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.
Dr. Laurel Abreu's article, "Using Pinterest to Facilitate the Learning of Culture," written with Dr. Stephanie Knouse, appeared in January 2016 in NECTFL Review.
Drs. Joanne Burnett and Leah Fonder-Solano have an article accepted for publication in the ADFL Bulletin entitled "Online Language Teacher Education: Confronting the Myths."
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!
Dr. Chris Miles, along with Felipe Kerschbaum and Jason Roberts, presented "Practical applications of complexity in language planning: The case of Panamá Bilingüe" at the Southeast Regional TESOL Conference in New Orleans, LA, in October 2015.
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.