University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
Julia Douthwaite
Julia Douthwaite Receives 2013 Sheedy Award

Julia Douthwaite, professor of French and Francophone studies, has won the 2013 Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award—the highest teaching honor in the College of Arts and Letters. Read More

Farrell Sheehan
Junior Enhances Pre-Med Studies with Portuguese and Research Abroad

Notre Dame junior Farrell Sheehan is a pre-medicine major with a minor in Brazilian and Portuguese studies who doesn’t believe in the term “limits.” He is passionate about researching global health issues and exploring Latin American languages and cultures. Read More

Charles Leavitt
Alumnus Charles Leavitt Accepts Position at University of Reading

Charles Leavitt, who received his Ph.D. in literature from Notre Dame in 2010, has accepted a position at the University of Reading as a lecturer in Italian studies—equivalent to assistant professor in the American university system. Located in England, the school is ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. Read More

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros
Professor Draws on Diverse Interests to Enrich Spanish Literature Studies

A specialist in early-modern Spanish literature, Associate Professor Encarnación Juárez-Almendros draws on diverse fields of inquiry—disability studies, feminism, and cultural clothing—to enrich her research and teaching at Notre Dame. Read More

Winter 2013-2014
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