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Thu Jan 1, 2009

A Successful Exchange

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

By Mollie Zubek and Gail Hinchion Mancini

Marie Sanquer, an exchange student from University of Rennes, will study at Notre Dame against next fall after a summer home in France. Headline…headline..headline By Mollie Zubek and Gail Mancini Marie Sanquer came from France this year to study French language and literature. For her effort, she found that the American education system truly can offer something about her native language that her native universities do not.…

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Thu Jan 29, 2009

Choice Magazine selects Dante volume as outstanding academic title

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

 

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The most recent volume in the University of Notre Dame’s Devers series in Dante studies has been placed on Choice Magazine’s highly regarded list of Outstanding Academic Titles for 2008. This is the third time the series has been honored by Choice.

“The Ancient Flame: Dante and the Poets,” the ninth volume in the series, was authored by Winthrop Wetherbee of Cornell University, and edited by Christian Moevs, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures and fellow of Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute, and Theodore Cachey, professor of Romance languages and literatures.

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Thu Mar 5, 2009

Technology Broadens Impact of New Language, Cultural Center

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

Gone are the days of students learning foreign languages by donning clunky headsets and repeating phrases in a booth at the campus language lab.

The University of Notre Dame’s new high-tech home for language and cultural study, the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) located in 329 DeBartolo Hall, is promoting communication and interaction through a variety of innovative methods designed to appeal to students.…

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Thu Apr 16, 2009

Douthwaite Elected to Board of American Society for Eighteenth–Century Studies

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

Julia Douthwaite, assistant provost for international studies and professor of French, was elected member at-large of the executive board for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Douthwaite’s scholarship focuses on 18th- and early 19th-century French literature, the French Revolution, women’s writing, intersections between literature and science, and Franco-English literary relations. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lilly Endowment, and Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies.…

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