The book Tolstoy and Tolstaya: A Portrait of a Life in Letters, edited by Andrew Donskov, translated by John Woodsworth, Arkadi Klioutchanski, and Liudmila Gladkova, published by the University of Ottawa Press, has won second place in the prestigious competition for the Paris Book Festival Award in the category of non-fiction. Congratulations to the editor, translators, the Slavic Studies Research Group and the UofO Press!
On Friday, April 13th, volume 4 of the journal Confetti, published by the students in the MA program in World Literatures and Cultures, was launched. The editors for this volume of the journal are Rebecca Good and Matthew Mucha.
On Wednesday, April 11th the Department celebrated its annual End-of-Year Reception and Embassy Book Prize Ceremony. The best students studying the languages and cultures we teach were awarded prizes by embassy representatives, including the ambassadors of Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Angola, Ireland, and Austria.
Professor Juana Muñoz Liceras has been appointed as one of two editors-in-chief of the prestigious linguistics journal Languages, along with Professor Raquel Fernández Fuertes (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain). Congratulations from the Department on this scholarly distinction!
Agatha Schwartz and Helga Thorson. “The Aesthetics of Change: Women Writers of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.”Crossing Central Europe: Continuities and Transformations, 1900 and 2000. Eds. Carrie Smith-Prei and Helga Mitterbauer. Toronto UP, 2017. 27-49.
Agatha Schwartz. “Creating a ‘Vocabulary of Rupture’ Following WWII Sexual Violence in Hungarian Women Writers’ Narratives.” Hungarian Cultural Studies. e-Journal of the American Hungarian Educators Association, Volume 10 (2017) DOI: 10.5195/ahea.2017.281 http://ahea.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/ahea/article/view/281
Nelson Novoa, James. "Negotiating Identity among the Nação in Early Modern Rome." In: Early Modern Ethnic and Religious Communities in Exile. Ed. Yosef Kaplan. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, 242-276.
Nelson Novoa, James. "La nazione cristiana nuova portoghese a Roma (1532-1668)." In: Venire a Roma, restare a Roma. Forestieri e stranieri fra Quattro e Settecento. Eds. Sara Cabibbo and Alessandro Serra. Rome: RomaTrE-Press, 2018.
Claude el-Khoury Rachid, part-time professor of Arabic, is being honoured today by the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves at an employer/educator recognition ceremony for her role in enabling a member of the Reserves to pursue both his education and his military training. Congratulations from the Department!