Awards and Distinctions
Professor Hiram Maxim named the Masse-Martin/NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor.
Professor Miriam Udel received semikha (ordination) from Yeshivat Maharat through the new Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination Track.
Lisa Dillman's translation of Yuri Herrera's Signs Preceding the End of the World listed as one of the decade's best of 23 translations by Literary Hub.
New Publications by Emory Language Studies faculty 2019
Bruyere, Vincent (French and Italian). Perishability Fatigue: Forays Into Environmental Loss and Decay. Columbia UP.
Buchholz, Paul (German Studies). Private Anarchy: Impossible Community and the Outsider's Monologue in German Experimental Fiction. Northwestern UP.
Corrigan, Kevin (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good: Plato, Aristotle, and the Later Tradition. Wipf and Stock.
Corrigan, Kevin (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies), Ilaria Ramelli, and Monica Tobon, eds. Evagrius between Origen, the Cappadocians, and Neoplatonism. Peeters, Leuven.
Dana, Catherine (French and Italian) and Martine Tartour. Portraits d'Atlanta. Hikari Editions.
Dillman, Lisa (Spanish and Portuguese), trans. A Million Drops (by Víctor del Árbol). Other.
Dillman, Lisa (Spanish and Portuguese), trans. The Right Intention (by Andrés Barba). Transit.
Dillman, Lisa (Spanish and Portuguese), trans. Mourning (by Eduardo Halfon). Bellveue Literary.
Elaroui Cornell, Rkia (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Rabi'a From Narrative to Myth: The Many Faces Of Islam's Most Famous Woman Saint, Rabi’a Al-’adawiyya. Oneworld Academic.
Epstein, Mikhail (Russian and East Asian Languages and Culture). Liubov. Ripol Klassik, Moscow.
Fu, Jia-Chen (Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures). The Other Milk: Reinventing Soy in Republican China. U of Washington P.
Hartfield-Mendez, Vialla. With Karen Stolley and Hong Li. When Sustainability Meets Understanding: Modern Languages and Emory University’s Piedmont Project, in Foreign Language Teaching and the Environment: Theory, Curricula, Institutional Structures, The Modern Language Association of America, New York, 2019
Hong Li and J. Paul, A Usage-based Approach to L2 Chinese Grammar Instruction Delivered through the PACE Model, The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching, Routledge, 2019
Höyng, Peter (German Studies) and Paul Michael Lützeler, eds. Transatlantic German Studies: Testimonies to the Profession. Camden House.
Lal, Ruby (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan. W.W. Norton.
Mazzotta, Mizuki (Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures) & Chiesa, D. (2019). The role of learner affect in L2 Japanese writing tutorials. In N. Yigitoglu & M. Reichelt (Eds.), L2 writing beyond English. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. (Refereed)
Mazzotta, Mizuki (Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures) & Belcher, D. (2018). Social-emotional outcomes of corrective feedback as mediation on second language Japanese writing. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology 17 (1), 47-69.
Ristaino, Christine (Italian Studies). All the Silent Spaces: A Memoir. (2019) She Writes Press
Samarth, Brajesh (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Easy Hindi: A Complete Language Course and Pocket Dictionary in One. Tuttle.
Samarth, Brajesh (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Intermediate Hindi Textbook. 2nd Edition. R. P. Publications.
Samarth, Brajesh (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Mann: A Collection of Hindi-Urdu Poems. R. P. Publications.
Samarth, Brajesh (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). Languages in Indian Diaspora. Ravi Prakashan.
Sibau, Maria Franca (Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures). Reading for the Moral: Exemplarity and the Confucian Moral Imagination in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Short Fiction. SUNY P.
Language Studies Faculty Promotions 2019
Peter Höyng, German Studies
Professor of Pedagogy
Lisa Dillman, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Paul Buchholz, German Studies
Jennifer Feldman, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Language studies faculty presence at ACTFL 2018
The following foreign language faculty represented Emory at the annual ACTFL/AATG conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 16-18, 2018.
Vialla Hartfield-Méndez of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Hong Li of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures presented "Innovative Teaching of Languages and Cultures through Sustainability Issues".
Noriko Takeda of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures presented "Teaching Language as Culture in Novice and Intermediate Japanese Courses".
Recent language studies faculty scholarly activity
Angela Porcarelli, Department of French and Italian, presented “The book called Decameron nicknamed Prencipe Galeotto”: Narratives as a Play on Words at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Toronto from 17–19 March 2019.
Christina Ristaino, Department of French and Italian, presented "Course Development, Assessment, the Flipped Classroom, and Noodles: The Highs and Lows of an On-Line Classroom through the Medium of Noodles" at the 11th International Conference Innovation in Language Learning, Florence, Italy, Nov. 8, 2018.
Caroline Schaumann, Department of German Studies, presented "Alexander von Humboldt’s Failed Ascents of Antisana and Chimborazo" at the Thinking Mountains: Interdisciplinary Summit, October 2-5, 2018, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Niall Slater, Department of Classics, presented "Animal Speech and Animal Silence in the World of Apuleius's Golden Ass" at MY ROOSTER SPEAKS LIKE A HUMAN!’: ANIMAL SPEECH IN ANCIENT LITERATURE, University of Potsdam, Germany, September 27-29, 2018
Ana Teixeira, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, presented "Lisboa é a mais africana de todas as cidades europeias”: Musicalizar para Narrar Espaços à Margem em Também os Brancos Sabem Dançar de Kalaf Epalanga" at the American Portuguese Studies Association 11th International Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 18-October 20, 2018.