Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages Giovanna Steyaert has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the YWCA Tri-County Area. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Read More
Dr. Juan Ramón de Arana presented a paper titled “Lo que me queda por vivir, de Elvira Lindo: hacia una dialéctica de los ‘ásperos tiempos’” [What I Have Left to Live, by Elvira Lindo: Towards a Dialectics of the “Coarse Times”] at the XXXIII ALDEEU (Spanish Professionals in America) Conference, in St. Augustine, Fla., April 18, where he was also presented with a plaque in recognition of his contributions to ALDEEU.
Jalel Guesmi, a Fulbright FLTA from Tunisia, reflects on his linguistic and cultural experiences as a first-time visitor to the United States and Ursinus. Read More
Professor of French Colette Trout with her colleague Frédérique Chevillot edited Rebelles et criminelles chez les écrivaines d’expression française, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013. Read More
Melissa Hardin, Assistant Dean for International Studies, is the recipient of a Fulbright award to travel to Japan. Additionally, she was invited to chair a study abroad program review. Read More
Juan Ramón de Arana, Associate Professor of Spanish in the Modern Language Department, has published an article titled” La crítica ético-política en La conquista del aire, de Belén Gopegui” (El viaje a Ithaca. Ed. Juan Liébana. Middleboro: ALDEEU, 12:95-104).
Ursinus College’s International Film Festival concludes with Satin Rouge on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Read More
Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with Dolls on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Directed by Takeshi Kitano, the film (in Japanese with English subtitles) is inspired by traditional Japanese Bunraku puppet theater. Read More
Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with Tomboy on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Read More
Colette Trout, Professor of Modern Languages, presented a paper on “A quoi revent les jeunes filles? L’obsession sexuelle dans CLEVES de Marie Darrieussecq” (What Do Young Girls Dream About? Sexual Obsession in CLEVES by Marie Darrieussecq) at the sixty-six annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 11-13 , 2012 in Boulder, Co.