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Yulia Bosworth receives research grant 

Yulia Boworth's research on "The Quality of French in the Linguistic Landscape of Quebec Universities" has been awarded a grant by the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie du Gouvernement du Québec, May 2024. 


Yulia Bosworth to present at 12th Québec Studies Colloquium

Yulia Bosworth will present "Navigating Identity and Belonging in François Legault’s Quebec: An Analysis of Discourse(s) in the Context of Bill 96" at the 12th Québec Studies Colloquium at Bishop's University in Québec. March 2024.


Bryan Kirschen published a paper in Mizmor Le-David: Studies in Jewish Languages (CSIC)

Bryan Kirschen's paper "The Judeo-Spanish of Sa‘adi a-Levi: Mis memorias" appears in Katja Šmid, Ora Schwarzwald, and Ofra Tirosh-Becker's edited volume in honor of Prof. David Bunis, Mizmor Le-David: Studies in Jewish Languages, published by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. For details


Yulia Bosworth named Scholar in Residence, to give Distinguished Québec Address

Yulia Bosworth was selected as a “Scholar-in-Residence” SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Canadian Studies. In addition to this honor, Prof. Bosworth has been invited to give the 2024 Distinguished Québec Address: "French as 'the Common Language of the Québec Nation': Legislating Language and Identity in Contemporary Québec". The Distinguished speaker series is the “keynote institute-sponsored campus event of the year,” typically featuring Québec ministers and prominent political figures. March 2024.


Gerardo Pignatiello to present at Ithaca College

Gerardo Pignatiello presented “Ten cuidado, mariposa": violencia y racionalidad económica de la moral tanguera” at Ithaca College. March 2024.


Tomás Guerrero Díaz to present at international conference

Tomás Guerrero Díaz presented “El yo femenino ante la incertidumbre del tardocapitalismo y la crisis climática en la poesía de Rosa Berbel” at XXXV Congresos Internacionales de Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos in Oaxaca, Mexico. March 2024.


Marisol Marcin nominated to NECTFL's LEAP

Marisol Marcin has been nominated and accepted to participate in LEAP, a leadership group created by NECTFL. She attended the 70th Annual Northeast Conference in New York City. February 2024.


Bryan Kirschen published a paper in volume on Minority Languages

Bryan Kirschen’s paper “Ladino: Minority Language and Culture of Sephardic Jews” was published in Yasmine Beale-Rivaya’s edited volume Minority and Minoritized Languages and Cultures, through Texas State University Pressbooks. Read more. January 2024. 


Bryan Kirschen, Featured in Academic Minute

Bryan Kirschen, was featured in The Academic Minute, a two-and-a-half minute daily module organized by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, which features researchers from colleges and universities around the world.


Rachel Samiani, Collaboration links Italian class, UE schools

Students in instructor Rachel Samiani's Intermediate Italian class give a presentation at Union-Endicott High School. Read more 


Professor Cope's article appears in the Journal of Haitian Studies

Professor Robyn Cope's article, " 'We Are Your Neighbors': Edwidge Danticat's New Narrative for Haiti" appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of the Journal of Haitian Studies. The article, like Professor Cope's new upper-level French course, "Haiti's New Narratives," grew out of her research on post-earthquake Haitian literature.