Category Archives: Dept. News

Faculty Teaching Awards, Grants and Recognitions, Spring 2016

Prof. Laura Levi Altstaedter was named a 2015-16 Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching, and is the winner of the Robert L. Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching. · ECU News Story about the Founders Day Awards Ceremony The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures recognized two faculty for their Outstanding Commitment to Teaching for 2015-16: Lisa Ellison (Classical Studies)

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March 29, 2016. Helping Refugees in Europe: A Student-led Discussion. 6:15pm MSC 244.

ECU’s German Club invites you to “Helping Refugees in Europe: A student-led discussion” Come hear ECU students share their experiences helping refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan in Munich, Germany, over spring break. Tuesday, 29 March 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Mendenhall Student Center #244 This trip was made possible by the generous support of ECU’s Student Government Association, Office of the

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Student Achievements in Classical Studies, 2016

Mia Willis will be attending The American Excavations at Kenchreai four-week archaeological field school this summer. Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies and directed by Vanderbilt University professor Joseph Rife, the program will include data analysis, artifact processing and conservation, on-site exploration, architectural survey and stratigraphic documentation. During the field school, her academic focus will be the

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March 17-18, 2016 Digital Humanities Symposium. Faulkner Gallery, Joyner Library. 8:30-4:30.

March 17-18, 2016 Second Annual DISSH Symposium Faulkner Gallery, Joyner Library, East Carolina University Day One: Thursday, March 17 (8:30-4:30) 8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks ­ Janice Lewis, Director of J. Y. Joyner Library William Downs, Dean of Harriot College of Arts & Sciences 8:45-9:45 (Session I) ­ Digital Work in/and the Library Discussion around themes of libraries and digital work. This

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FLL Students Best Paper at TESOL 2016

Two ECU students, Anna Lawrence (undergraduate) and Ashley Meehan (graduate), won the “Best Paper Presentation Award” at the 13th Annual TESOL / Applied Linguistics Graduate Students Conference hosted at East Carolina University on February 13, 2016. Their paper, entitled Morphosyntactic Variation in an Emerging Dialect of Spanish in Eastern North Carolina, reports on findings from an ongoing study that investigates

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Charles Fantazzi et al. edd., Brill’s Companion to the Neo-Latin World

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World. Brill Publishers, Leiden, 2014. Edited by Philip Ford (†), Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014 Library Journal Best Print Reference Selection 2014 With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and broad cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that

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New Concentration in Global Studies, Foreign Language Course Renumbering, starting Fall 2016

New for Fall 2016: Global Studies Concentration – 30 s.h. • GLST 1000 – Introduction to Global Studies (first offered fall 2017) • GLST 4500 – Seminar in Global Studies (first offered spring 2018) Choose 15 s.h. of FREN or GERM or SPAN electives above 2004 or Choose 9 s.h. of FREN or GERM or SPAN electives above 2999 and

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