Department Officers

Chair

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Richard Rosa, Chair of Romance Studies; Associate Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3102

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Appointments Made Through Karen Pochala-Peck at kp125@duke.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Luciana Fellin, Associate Professor of the Practice of Italian; Director of Italian Language Program and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office: 105 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3117; (919) 660-3138

Fax: (919) 660-2438

Office Hours: WTHU: 2:00-3:00 & by appointment

Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Dell Williams, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office: 107 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3138

Fax: (919) 684-2438

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Director of Graduate Studies

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Esther Gabara, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Romance Studies, and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Romance Studies

Office: 212 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3111, 919-660-3114

Fax: 919-684-4029

Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Dell Williams, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office: 107 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3138

Fax: (919) 684-2438

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Business Contact

Deborah A. Ferettino, Business Manager II

Office: 201 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3101, (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin America & Iberia

Office: 231 Bostock Library

Campus Box: 90195

Phone: (919) 660-5845

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Lamonte Aidoo, Assistant Professor, Portuguese Studies

Office: 219C Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3152

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Jessica D Allen, Administrative Secretary

Office: 205 Language Ctr

Campus Box: Box 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Zully Amaya, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 107 Bell Tower #1

Campus Box: Campus Box 90269

Phone: (919) 684-0754

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Eileen M Anderson, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #101

Campus Box: Box 90269

Phone: 919-684-4654

Fax: 919-684-9655

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Srinivas Aravamudan, Professor, English, Romance Studies and the Program in Literature; Principal Investigator, Humanities Writ Large; President of the Consortium of Humanities Centers & Institutes

Office: 102 Allen

Campus Box: 90029

Phone: (919) 684-2640, 919

Fax: 919

Srinivas Aravamudan gained his PhD at Cornell University and has taught at the University of Utah, and at the University of Washington. He joined the Duke English Department in the Fall of 2000. He specializes in eighteenth century British and French literature and in postcolonial literature and theory. He is the author of essays in Diacritics, ELH, Social Text, Novel, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Anthropological Forum, South Atlantic Quarterly and other venues. His study, Tropicopolitans:... Full Profile »

Mattia Begali, Lecturing Fellow, Italian, Coordinator Italian 1

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Office Hours: T/TH: 1.30-2.30

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David F. Bell, Professor French Studies

Office: FHI, B192 Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 or 209 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-668-2633 (FHI, Smith Warehouse) or 919-660-3110 (Languages)

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: To be announced

Nineteenth-century French literature and culture; critical theory; literature and science; literature and technology. Full Profile »

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Xiomara Campilongo, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Phone: (919) 684-0464

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Magali M. Caniot, Lecturing Fellow, French

Phone: (919) 660-3133

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Danila Cannamela, Lecturing Fellow, Italian

Office: 014 Languages

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Office Hours: Monday 10.15-11.15 am Thursday 12.00-1.00pm

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Marcos Canteli Vigon, Visiting Assistant Professor Resident Director, Duke-in-Madrid Program

Contemporary peninsular and transatlantic poetry and poetics. Exile literature. Translation. Creative writing. Full Profile »

Laura P Casa, Lecturer, Italian, Assistant Director of the Italian Language Program

Office: 04 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-8437

Fax: 919-660-2438

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Della Chambless, Lecturing Fellow, Italian

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow, French; French Cultural Advisor

Office: 015 Language Ctr

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3133

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Joan E Clifford, Lecturer, Spanish; Service-Learning Faculty Consultant and Director of Community-Based Language Intitiatives

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, #206

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-0774

Fax: (919) 684-9655

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Alma Coefman Cabeza, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #106

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-9655

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.45 until 10.15 and by appointment.

Alma Coefman received a Master in Hispanic and Latin American Literature from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada). Her research interests include the influence of postmodernist ideas on contemporary Argentinean literature, and she has investigated this question focusing on the work of Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill. She is also interested in contemporary cultural studies, and in particular in the interactions between literature and music. Other: Freelance musician, a flutist specialized in... Full Profile »

Roberto Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies, Italian Studies

Office: 217A Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3108

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Thursday, 4:00-5:00

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Modern and contemporary Italian culture. His publications include Place in Literature: Regions, Cultures, Communities (Cornell UP, 2000), Europe (in Theory) (Duke UP, 2007), and the edited volume Racconti Americani del ‘900 (Einaudi, 1999). His research interests include the Italian historicist tradition (Vico, Cuoco, Manzoni, Labriola and Gramsci), the formation of national identity between regionalism (including the so-called “Southern Question” and “Jewish Question”) and European... Full Profile »

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Leslie H Damasceno, Professor Emeritus, Portuguese and Theater Studies

Office: 011 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3120, (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm & by appointment

Brazillian and Latin American Theater and Film, Brazilian Cultural Theory and Literature, and Cultural Theater and Film Theory. Full Profile »

Ariel Dorfman, Walter Hines Page Research Professor of Literature; Professor of Latin American Studies; Spanish Studies

Office: 125F Friedl Building

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 684-6605

Fax: (919) 684-3598

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Laurent M. Dubois, Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History

Office: 213 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3112

Fax: 919-684-4029

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I am a specialist on the history and culture of the Atlantic world, with a focus on the Caribbean and particularly Haiti. I am the faculty director of the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University, and write for magazines including the New Republic, Sports Illustrated, and the New Yorker. My current research and writing focuses on the Afro-Atlantic history of the banjo. I am completing a book (under contract with Harvard University Press) on the topic. I have received a Mellon New... Full Profile »

Martin G Eisner, Associate Professor of Italian Studies

Office: 07 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3129

Office Hours: Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 and by appointment

Martin Eisner (Ph.D., Columbia University, 2005) is Associate Professor of Italian Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. His research explores medieval Italian literature, particularly the works of Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, as well as the history of the book and media. His first book, ... Full Profile »

Rebecca A Ewing, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish; Coordinator Spanish 1/2

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #201

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-684-2715

Fax: 919-684-9655

Office Hours: Monday: 11:00-12:00 Tuesday 12:00-1:00 Or by appointment

Bridging the Language-Literature Divide in University content courses: A study on the Oral Proficiency of university Spanish majors and how to improve these students oral proficiency. Full Profile »

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John M. Fein, Professor Emeritus; Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Phone: 919-660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Luciana Fellin, Associate Professor of the Practice of Italian; Director of Italian Language Program and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office: 105 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3117; (919) 660-3138

Fax: (919) 660-2438

Office Hours: WTHU: 2:00-3:00 & by appointment

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Deborah A. Ferettino, Business Manager II

Office: 201 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3101, (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm

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Ana Fernandez, Lecturing Fellow; Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #103

Campus Box: Box 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4224

Office Hours: Mondays: 4:00-5:00 PM Wednesdays: 3:00-4:00 PM And by appointment

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Bethzaida Fernández, Lecturer, Spanish; Coordinator - Spanish 203 (Fall 2013)

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #206

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: 919-684-4346

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Master Thesis: Role of Attitudes and Motivation in Second Language Acquisition. Full Profile »

Valeria Finucci, Professor of Italian Studies and Theater Studies

Office: 219E Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: +1 919-660-3119, +1 919-660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: By appointment.

Renaissance theater, epic, romance, and treatise; women writers, medical and literary understandings of the body, Venetian culture, Renaissance fashion, medicine in early modern Italy, New World's pharmacy, and psychoanalysis. Full Profile »

Laura M Florand, Lecturer, French; Coordinator, Intermediate French 204

Office: 015D Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3868

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Gustavo P. Furtado, Assistant Professor, Portuguese Studies

Office: 011 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3120

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Esther Gabara, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Romance Studies, and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Romance Studies

Office: 212 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3111, 919-660-3114

Fax: 919-684-4029

Esther Gabara received her PhD from Stanford University in 2001. Her main area of specialization is the relationship between literature and visual culture in modern and contemporary Latin America. Her research has examined photography in the Americas in terms of its impact on theories of ethics and aesthetics, the formulation of non-mainstream modernisms, and questions of race and gender. Her book, Errant Modernism: The Ethos of Photography in Mexico and Brazil, was published by Duke... Full Profile »

Miguel Garci-Gómez, Professor Emeritus; Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3111, (919) 660-3100

Literatura Castillana: Medievo y Prerrenacimiento. Historia de la Lengua. Literatura y Folklore; Literatura and Psicoanálisis; Análysis lingüsitico y literario con medios informáticos. Full Profile »

Anne F Garréta, Research Professor, Literature and Romance Studies

Office: 101D Friedl Building

Campus Box: 90670

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18th c. Literature 20th c. and contemporary Literature History of ideas Literary theory History and theory of the Novel Queer theory Oulipian texts Literature and Technology Full Profile »

Matteo Gilebbi, Lecturing Fellow, Italian; Coordinator Italian 63/76

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Office Hours: M/W 3-4 pm and by appointment

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Christelle M Gonthier, Lecturing Fellow, French Director of Duke in Paris

Office: 015A Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-8435

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Nikeya S Goodson, Administrative Secretary

Office: 413 Chapel Drive

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Margaret R Greer, Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies and Theater Studies

Office: 217C Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Spanish Early Modern Literature and Culture, Women Writers, Text Editing Full Profile »

Michael Hardt, Professor of Literature and Italian Studies; Chair of Literature

Office: 106 Friedl Bldg, East Campus

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 684-3408

Fax: (919) 684-3598

Michael Hardt's recent writings deal primarily with the political, legal, economic, and social aspects of globalization. In his books with Antonio Negri he has analyzed the functioning of the current global power structure (Empire, 2000) and the possible democratic alternatives to that structure (Multitude, 2004). Many of his seminars focus on the work of important figures in the history of critical theory and political theory, such as Marx, Jefferson, Gramsci, Foucault, Deleuze, and Guattari... Full Profile »

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Alexander Hull, Professor Emeritus; French Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Phone: (919) 489-6923

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Rosa Ibanez, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #102

Phone: (919) 684-8628

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Fredric Jameson, William A. Lane Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Studies

Office: 101 Friedl Building

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: 919-684-4155 or 919-660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-3598

Office Hours: Tuesday: 11:30am - 1:30pm

19th and 20 Century French Literature and Marxist Literary Theory Full Profile »

Deborah Jenson, Professor of Romance Studies and Global Health

Office: 112 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3122

Fax: 684-4029

Office Hours: On leave in the 2014-2015 academic year.

I take the broad mandate of the humanist very seriously. The overlapping problems of representation and imitation in "mimesis" are at the heart of my research and teaching, but the contexts in which I explore them are diverse. Trauma, as crisis in the continuity of internal representations of the real, reveals the complexity of mimetic experience. Historical transitions to new forms of representation, such as the adoption of the political proclamation by former slaves in the Haitian revolution... Full Profile »

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Alexis Kaiser, Lecturing Fellow, French

Phone: (919) 660-3133

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Alice Y Kaplan, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies, Literature, and History; French Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

20th Century French Literature, Politics and Culture, Translation - Theory and Practice Full Profile »

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Harry Karahalios, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #102

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-684-4875

Fax: 919-684-9655

Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday - 10:30 -11:30a.m.

He works in contemporary peninsular Spanish and Greek literature and film, exploring the transition of both countries from the twentieth to the twenty-first century through the prisms of immigration and cultural diversity. His broader scholarly and teaching interests include theories of nationalism, national and transnational cinemas, as well as migration and diaspora studies. Full Profile »

Paol Keineg, Professor Emeritus; French

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Poet and playwright, he has published eleven books, including Lieux communs (Gallimard) and Silva rerum (Maurice Nadeau). His main interests are the literature of Québec and French Canada, national and linguistic minorities, nationalism and regionalism, and translation. Full Profile »

Michele L Longino, Professor, Romance Studies; Campus Director, Duke in France Program

Office: 111 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3121

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Professor Longino's current book project examines the activity of travel and studies the genre of travel writing. It features travel journals, all penned between 1650 and 1700, by six French voyagers who followed roughly the same itinerary from Marseilles to Constantinople, and is finally relevant to the question of France's attitudinal resistance today to Turkey's inclusion in the European Union. She is organizing her new book around the travel journals of Guillaume-Joseph Grelot, the artist... Full Profile »

Heidi Madden, Librarian for Western European Studies Adjunct Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures

Office: 227 Bostock Library

Phone: (919) 660-5984

Fax: (919) 684-2855

Office Hours: Wednesday 9am-11am

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Achille J Mbembe, Visiting Professor Franklin Humanities Institute Research Scholar

Office: 213 Language Center

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3112

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Wed. 11 am - 2 pm (or by appointment)

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Patricia McPherson, Administrative Secretary to the Language Program Director of Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #107

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-8628

Fax: (919) 684-9655

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Lisa M. Merschel, Lecturer, Spanish; Assistant Director, Spanish Language Prog

Office: 2016 Campus Drive

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-8435

Fax: 919-684-9655

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Walter D Mignolo, William H. Wannamaker Professor of Literature and Romance Studies; Professor of Cultural Anthropology; Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 125B Friedl Building

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 668-2151, (919) 668-1949

Fax: (919) 684-3598

Office Hours: By appointment

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Global Coloniality, Critical Cosmopolitanism, Modern/Colonial World System Full Profile »

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Claudia Milian, Associate Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 217C Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919.660.3127 | Fax: 919.684.4029

Claudia Milian is Associate Professor of Romance Studies and Director of the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. A scholar of Latino/a Studies, Milian works in comparative and interdisciplinary studies. Her work brings the vast intellectual traditions of Latina/o Studies, Latin American Studies, African American Studies, southern studies, and hemispheric American Studies together to explore their intersections. By... Full Profile »

Toril Moi, James B. Duke Professor of Literature & Romance Studies and Professor of English

Office: 208 Franklin Center

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 668-6407 or 684-4127

Fax: (919) 668-1919

Office Hours: by appointment via email

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Toril Moi has three broad areas of interest: feminist theory and women's writing; the intersection of literature, philosophy and aesthetics; and ordinary language philosophy in the tradition of Wittgenstein, Cavell and Austin. Toril Moi also works on theather. In her work on literature and theater she is particularly interested in the emergence of modernism in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Her books include Sesual/Testual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (1985; 2nd... Full Profile »

Joan Munné, Lecturer, Spanish; Assistant Director of the Spanish Language Program

Office: 2016 Campus Drive

Phone: 919-684-4077

Fax: 919-684-9655

Office Hours: Wednesdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm

His areas of interest include: Second language acquisition, second Language instruction and assessment, language-learning technologies, teacher training, Spanish variation, language in contact and bilingualism, Spanish in the USA, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, cultural studies, service-Learning pedagogy, etc. His present research focuses on testing, vocabulary acquisition, the influence of technology in the process of writing for language learners in the 21rst century, and also the... Full Profile »

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Luis Navarro Roncero, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #102

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 684-4294

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Linda Orr, Professor Emeritus; French Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

20th Century Literature, History, Culture, Memory, in palrticular the German Occupation of France (women, children in war, the body, Resistance); "Assimilation" of North Africans in France; the Relationship of France to its former colony and protectorates in North Africa; contemporary politics. 19th Century literature, historiography, history and culture: novels, memoirs, essays. Full Profile »

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Rafael Osuna, Professor Emeritus; Spanish Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Liliana Paredes, Professor of the Practice of Spanish and Director of the Spanish Language Program

Office: 102 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3124

Office Hours: By appointment

Current interests: second language acquisition of vocabulary; curricular implications of low, mid and high stakes activities to understand writing in a second language; development of intercultural competence, assessment. Full Profile »

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Jacques Pierre, Visiting Lecturer, Creole/French

Office: 02J Perkins Library

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3132

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Karen L Pochala-Peck, Assistant to the Department Chair

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3102

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm

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Karine Provot, Lecturing Fellow, French; French Tutor

Office: 015 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3133

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Deborah S Reisinger, Lecturer, French; Director of Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) Initiative

Office: 242A Sociology-Psychology Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2420

Fax: 919-660-2438

Office Hours: Monday 10-11, Wednesday 11:30-12:30, and (frequently) by appointment.

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José María Rodríguez-García, Associate Professor, Romance Studies

Office: 214 Languages Building

Phone: 919-660-3113

Fax: 919-684-4029

Transatlantic Iberian studies; cosmopolitanism and autochthony; history of lyric forms and of literary translation; Galicia's political-intellectual history; Colombia's political-intellectual history; late/ belated Hispanic and transnational modernisms, esp. Zambrano, Tàpies & Paz Full Profile »

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Maria Romero, Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #201

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-684-4624

Fax: 919-684-9655

Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Instruction. Application of new technologies into Second Language teaching and learning. Full Profile »

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Richard Rosa, Chair of Romance Studies; Associate Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3102

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Appointments Made Through Karen Pochala-Peck at kp125@duke.edu

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Anne-Gaelle C. Saliot, Assistant Professor, French Studies

Office: 219A Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3115

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Mondays 09:30-12:30am

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Andrea Scapolo, Lecturing Fellow, Italian

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Stephanie Sieburth, Associate Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: 219D Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3125, (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Thursday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

19th and 20th Centuries Spanish and Latin, American Literature and Culture, Gender Studies, Mass Culture and Psychology Full Profile »

Magda Silva, Lecturer, Portuguese; Coordinator of the Portuguese Language Program

Office: 02 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3128

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Monday through Friday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Melissa Simmermeyer, Lecturer, Spanish; Coordinator SP 301

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, #206

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4877

Fax: (919) 684-9655

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Rosa Solorzano, Consulting Associate School of Nursing; Lecturing Fellow, Spanish

Office: School of Nursing

Campus Box: DUMC Box 3322

Phone: (919) 684-9334

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Helen Solterer, Professor, French Studies, Director of Center for French and Francophone Studies

Office: 217B Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Office Hours: Tuesday: 5-6 pmor by appt.

Pre-modern French Literature and Culture; Twentieth-Century European Cultural History; Performance Studies; Gender Studies. Research Interests include questions of cultural memory, biography, political writing -- Christine de Pizan, Alain Chartier, François Villon; and contemporary theater. Full Profile »

Emily Sposeto, Lecturing Fellow, Italian; Acting Assistant Director of the Italian Language Program

Office: 015C Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-8437

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Philip R. Stewart, Benjamin E. Powell Emeritus Professor of Romance Studies; French Studies

Office: 02J Perkins Library

Campus Box: 90257

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17th- and 18th-Century French Narrative, Intellectual History, Literature and Art Full Profile »

Jean-Jacques Thomas, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies, Literature and Linguistics; French Studies

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3113, (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

19th and 20th Centuries French literature and culture, Poetry and Poetics, French and General Linguistics, Semiotics, New World Francophone Studies Full Profile »

Clare J. Tufts, Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies, French; Director of the French Language Program

Office: 106 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3126, (919) 660-3193

Fax: (919) 660-2438

Second language acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, la bande dessinée Full Profile »

Sandra L. Valnes Quammen, Lecturer, French; Assistant Director of the French Language Program

Office: 015B Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-8436

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: Fall 2014: M/W, 12:00-1:00, and by appointment

My research focuses on second language acquisition (primarily at the elementary level) and on pedagogical applications of technology. Full Profile »

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Martha Van Der Drift, Visiting Assistant Professor, French

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Anita Vanerelli, Administrative Secretary to the Language Program Directors of French, Italian, and Portuguese

Office: 104 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3193

Fax: 919-660-2438

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm

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Graciela Vidal, Lecturing Fellow; Coordinator Spanish 105/106A

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #101

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4294

Fax: 919-684-4029

Office Hours: TBA

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Antonio Viego, Associate Professor of Literature; Associate Professor of Spanish & Latin American Studies

Office: Director, Latino/A Studies 224 Friedl Building, Old Art Muse

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 668-2687, (919) 684-4375

Fax: (919) 684-3598

Office Hours: Wednesday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Latino/a Studies, Queer/Lesbian/Gay Studies, Twentieth Century American Literatures, Critical Race Theory, Chicana Feminist Theory, Comparative Ethnicities, Psychoanalytic Theory Full Profile »

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William J. Villalba, Lecturing Fellow; Spanish

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #106

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: 919-684-4876

Fax: 919-684-9655

Office Hours: Fall 2014: Wednesdays & Fridays 2:15-3:15 p.m. or by appointment

William J. Villalba was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He received his Licenciatura en Artes, Mención Música from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He came to the U.S. in 1989. William received his M.A. from Emory University and his doctorate in Spanish American Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006. His dissertation was titled: From Indigenismo to Testimonio: Peruvian Intellectuals, Globalization, and the Politics of Knowledge. William is currently working... Full Profile »

Denise S Wilborn, Staff Assistant to Director of Graduate Studies and Study Abroad

Office: 203 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3114

Fax: (919) 684-4029

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Dell Williams, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office: 107 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3138

Fax: (919) 684-2438

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Saskia Ziolkowski, Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: 205 Language Ctr

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

Cultural and Literary Connections between Italy and German-speaking Countries, Modernism, Translation Studies, Jewish Studies, and Issues of Identity, (especially as they relate to modern Italian literature). Full Profile »