Department Officers

Chair

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Richard Rosa, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Appointments Made Through Lauren Babineau at lauren.babineau@duke.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Claudia Milian, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 217C Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3127

Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Kimberlee J Travlos, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3138

Director of Graduate Studies

Martin Eisner, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3129

Office Hours: By appointment.

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Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Kimberlee J Travlos, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3138

Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin America & Iberia

Office: Bostock 231, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90195

Phone: (919) 660-5845

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Lamonte Aidoo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3152

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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #101

Campus Box: Box 90269

Phone: 919-684-4654

Fax: 919-684-9655

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Lauren Babineau, Staff Asst

Phone: (919) 660-3102

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Romain P Becker, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Mattia Begali, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

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David F. Bell, Professor with Tenure

Office: Department of Romance Studies, 205 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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

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Emilie M L Brusson, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3101

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DOMENICO CANGIANO, Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: Box 90257

Phone: 919-660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

I am researching Italian Pre-Modernism. My thesis focuses on the cultural production of nine Italian intellectuals (Pirandello, Papini, Prezzolini, Soffici, Palazzeschi, Boine, Jahier, Slataper, Michelstaedter) in order to delineate how Italian culture participated in the Modernist scenario. Full Profile »

Marcos Canteli, Visiting Assistant Professor

Campus Box: 90257

Contemporary Peninsular, Latin American, and Transatlantic poetry and poetics. Exile literature. Translation. Creative writing. Full Profile »

Laura Casa, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3116

Fax: 919-660-2438

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Della Chambless, Lecturing Fellow of Italian

Office: 205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Joan Clifford, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr., Room 206, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-0774

Fax: (919) 684-9655

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Alma Coefman, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-9655

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 Maria Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Lang, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3121

Fax: 919-684-4029

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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, Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Portuguese

Office: Faculty, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (212) 513-8699

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

Ariel Dorfman, Research Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 1316 Campus Drive, 101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 684-6605

Fax: (919) 684-3598

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Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 213 Language Ctr, Box_90257, Durham, NC 27708

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 Eisner, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3129

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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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Office #201

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-684-2715

Fax: 919-684-9655

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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 105 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3117

Fax: (919) 660-2438

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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

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Bethzaida Fernandez, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4346

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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

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Ana B Fernandez Gonzalez, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #103

Campus Box: Box 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4224

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Valeria Finucci, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219C Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3152

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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 Florand, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 02 Language Building, Durham, NC 27710

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Gustavo PT Furtado, Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 011 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3120

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Esther Leah Gabara, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Lang Ctr, Department of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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 Garreta, Research Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 101D Friedl Bldg, Literature Program, Durham, NC 27708

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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

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Christelle M Gonthier, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Margaret Rich Greer, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies

Office: 35 Dolores Street, Apt. 401, San Francisco, CA 94103

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 489-2438, (415) 913-7171

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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

Michael Hardt, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 106 Friedl Building, Buchanan and Trinity, Durham, NC 27708-0670

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, Associate Professor Emeritus

Office: 205 Languages Building

Phone: (919) 489-6923

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Rosa Belen Ibanez, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2016 Campus Drive #102

Phone: (919) 684-8628

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Fredric Jameson, Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 101 Friedl Bldg, 1316 Campus Drive Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 684-4155

Fax: (919) 684-3598

Among Professor Jameson's ongoing concerns is the need to analyze literature as an encoding of political and social imperatives, and the interpretation of modernist and postmodernist assumptions through a rethinking of Marxist methodology. His most frequently taught courses cover modernist literature and cinema, Marx and Freud, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, and Zizek, as well as the modern French novel and cinema, and the Frankfurt School. Professor Jameson is also the author many books,... Full Profile »

Deborah Jenson, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

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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Alan Kharim Jose Valenzuela, Visiting Research Scholar of Romance Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Alexis Kaiser, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-9655

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, Research Professor Emeritus

Office: Faculty, Durham, NC 27708

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 »

Marisol Lebron, Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: (919) 684-1676

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Michele Longino, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: Dept. of Romance Studies, 205 Languages - Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3101, (919) 660-3121

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Professor Longino's current book 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. Her new book is organized around the travel journals of Guillaume-Joseph Grelot, the artist; Jean Chardin... Full Profile »

Adelheid Madden, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and LIterature

Office: 232 Bostock Library, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-5984

Fax: (919) 684-2855

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Achille Mbembe, Visiting Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 213 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3112

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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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

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Lisa M. Merschel, Lecturer

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-8435

Fax: 919-684-9655

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Walter Mignolo, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 125B Friedl Building, Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90670

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

Fax: (919) 684-3598

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

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Claudia Milian, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 217C Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3127

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, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 114 S. Buchanan Boulevard, B184 Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Campus Box: 90670

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

Fax: (919) 668-1919

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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

Office: Duke University, 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-4077

Fax: 919-684-9655

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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 »

Luis Jose Navarro Roncero, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr. #301, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 684-9666

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Linda Orr, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

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

Office: 205 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 382-7412

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Liliana Paredes, Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Lang Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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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Gale Pettiford, Staff Assistant

Office: 205 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Jacques Pierre, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 111 Lang Ctr, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3132

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Karine Provot, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Deborah Reisinger, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Lang Ctr, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2420

Fax: 919-660-2438

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José María Rodríguez García, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3113

Fax: 919-684-4029

Global Iberia/ Oceanic Americas; 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 »

Maria Romero, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

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, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Anne-Gaelle Saliot, Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219A Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-3115

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Andrea Scapolo, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Languages Building

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: 919-660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Stephanie Sieburth, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219D Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3125

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Magda Silva, Lecturer, University

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-8436

Fax: 919-684-4029

My research focus on Critical Pedagogy, and Intercultural/Iintracultural learning. I apply these two pillars to all teaching material and projects I create as an educator of second language acquisition for the Portuguese Language Program. Critical Pedagogy applied to the teaching of a second language allows for a vast array of relevant critical topics. These issues surface at different moments and at different levels of intensity in class and can be carefully addressed as they emerge to help... Full Profile »

Melissa A. Simmermeyer, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, 206, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4877

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Rosa Solorzano, Consulting Associate in the School of Nursing

Office: School of Nursing, Box_3322, Durham, NC 27710

Campus Box: DUMC Box 3322

Phone: (919) 684-6475

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Helen Solterer, Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 217B Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

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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 in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Langauge Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Philip Robert 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 »

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Patricia Tavares Infantino, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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

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

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Kimberlee J Travlos, Program Coordinator for Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: (919) 660-3138

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Clare J. Tufts, Professor of the Practice of French

Office: 106 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3126

Fax: (919) 660-2438

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Sandra Valnes Quammen, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-8436

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Martha B van der Drift, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

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

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Graciela Vidal, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4294

Fax: 919-684-4029

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Antonio Viego, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: Director, Latino/a Studies 224 Friedl Building, Old Art Muse, East Campus, Durha

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 668-2687

Fax: (919) 684-3598

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

Elvira L Vilches, Associate Research Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 218 Languages Building

Phone: (919) 660-3101

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William Villalba, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122

Campus Box: 90269

Phone: (919) 684-4876

Fax: 919-684-9655

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 Wilborn, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-3114

Fax: (919) 684-4029

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Saskia Ziolkowski, Visiting Assistant Professsor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 205

Campus Box: 90257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

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