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Foreign Languages
College of Arts and Humanities


Ems-Bléneau reviews Grollemund Fiertés de femme noire

Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau’s review of Philippe Grollemund’s Fiertés de femme noire: Entretiens / Mémoires de Paulette Nardal (L’Harmattan, 2018) will appear in the French Review 93.4 in May of this year.

Ruiz-Funes on L2 Oral Proficiency

Congratulations to Dr. Marcela Ruiz-Funes, whose article “The Development of Oral Ability in L2 Spanish by English-Home Language Learners in a TWI Program” will appear in the Winter issue of the <em>Foreign Language Annals</em>. This has been a fortuitous month for Marcela, with two articles maturing to final fruition. 

Dra. Ruiz-Funes on Languaging

Dr. Marcela Ruiz-Funes’ article “The Language-Learning Potential of Writing for Learners of Spanish: Languaging and Task Complexity in Foreign Language Writing” has just been published online and will become fully available in the December 2019 issue of the Journal of Linguistics and Language Teaching.

Harvin @ Honors Symposium

Congratulationss to graduating senior, Madelyn Harvin, for her masterly treatment of her Honors research at Wednesday’s Honors Symposium. Her presentation, “Used by Many, Taught by Few: A Study on el Voseo in L2 Spanish Classrooms in the United States,” was informative and engaging, generating a lively post-presentation discussion.

Congratulations, also, to her advisor, Dr. Angela Pinilla-Herrera, and a shout out to all her Spanish professors over the years.

Congratulations, Maddie, and good luck in your future endeavors!

Robinson, Ericsson pass rigorous assessment

Congratulations to graduating MAT in Spanish students, Eboné Robinson and Naomi Ericsson, who have both passed the rigorous edTPA portfolio assessment. Congratulations, also, to their advisor, Dr. Marcela Ruiz-Funes and a shout out to all their instructors in Foreign Languages, in the College of Education, and in their K-12 placements, as well as to the many students, both in the university and in the public schools, who helped them to sharpen their pedagogical tools. Congratulations, Eboné and Naomi, and good luck in your future endeavors!

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