In December 2018, Dr. Rory J. Ong, associate professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies and American Studies, attended graduation on behalf of the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. Rory took a snapshot of three students from the school. Congrats, grads!
On Mar. 28, Amanda Hussein, adjunct instructor of Spanish, will present her work at the WSU Academic Showcase. Her presentation is titled, “Saving Lada Marina: An Analysis of Jerónimo López-Mozo’s Yo, Maldita India…Using Historiographic Metafiction by Linda Hutcheon.” Through her analysis, she questions how history, fiction, and narrative are described from different perspectives to give […]
After 18 years of dedicating her work to the French section of foreign language studies at WSU, Clinical Associate Professor Sabine Davis, earned a promotion to clinical professor. “Her case for her promotion was outstanding. She truly deserved it,” Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, director of the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race (SLCR) and professor of […]
On Mar. 11, Maria Serenella Previto (Sere), clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish, and Dr. Vilma Navarro-Daniels, assistant director of undergraduate studies and associate professor of Spanish and American studies, presented their works at Cine-Lit 9 conference. Amanda Hussein, adjunct instructor of Spanish, and Maria Eugenia Sileoni (Eugenia), instructor of Spanish, also presented their […]
On Mar. 28, Dr. Xinmin Liu, associate professor of Chinese and comparative cultural studies, will present his ideas on human-land relationships for the second consecutive year at the WSU Academic Showcase. Xinmin will discuss the traditional Chinese ethic Rendi qihe (human-land affinity) in relation to how humans can interact and habitat non-human life in harmony, […]
On Feb. 7, Karen Jennings, instructor of German, hosted the film Jenseits der Stille (Beyond Silence). All German language students were invited to attend the showing. The German 102 students who came had to write a summary of the film for class. Jenseits der Stille is about a woman in Germany who decides to study […]
Dr. David J. Leonard, comparative ethnic studies and American studies professor, participated in “Does Race play a role in Sports (Part 4),” produced by King 5 station in Seattle, WA. David talks from 13:40-14:16, 17:41-18:27, and 40:29-41:29. Watch the video here.
AnnMarie McCracken, SLCR undergraduate student, received the research grant from Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society’s Grants-in-Aid of Research program. AnnMarie plans to achieve a bachelor’s degree in French and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. She will receive a $847 grant from the programs ecology category called, “An Isotopic Examination of Dietary Niche Partitioning […]
Since June 2016, Administrative Assistant Lauren Jasmer has dedicated her time and energy into promoting and sustaining our school. Until a replacement is found, she will be devoting 20 percent of her work here while working 80 percent for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Development office as the development and scholarship coordinator. She will be […]