Susan Gaylard, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, has been selected to receive a one month Newberry Library-Kress Foundation Fellowship for work in residence at Chicago's Newberry Library. While in residence, Susan will be conducting research pertaining to her project entitled, "Beautiful Monsters: Gendering history in 16th-century portrait-books." Congratulations, Susan!
Congratulations to Italian and Biology major, Natalie Downs, who has been selected for a Fulbright U.S. Student award to Italy for 2013-2014.
We're pleased to announce that Natalie Parrish, an undergraduate in Italian Studies and CHID, has been awarded a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for summer 2013. Natalie plans to use her fellowship to further her studies in Italian as well as for her senior thesis for CHID about the history of feminism and feminist thought in Italy. Congratuations, Natalie!
We've got lots of great offerings on the schedule this spring in addition to French and Italian language courses, several of which are conducted in English. Here are just a few highlights!
Louisa Mackenzie, Associate Professor of French, recently presented, “Men Who Stare at Cats: Renaissance (Post)Humanism and Animal Inscrutability,” as an invited guest of the Early Romancee Studies Research Cluster at the University of British Columbia, November 5, 2012.