Faculty Highlights

Helen Solterer, Professor of Romance Studies, has been selected by the French government to be a member of L'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, a French honorary society that recognizes academics and...


Faculty member Lamonte Aidoo, an Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies, has been named one of ten Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars for 2017 at the Woodrow Wilson...


Two members of the Portuguese faculty in the Romance Studies Department have been awarded named professorships for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Dr. Lamonte Aidoo has been reappointed as...


In a report released yesterday, the Academy of Arts and Sciences calls for increasing foreign language...


Romance Studies Professor of French and Italian, Dr. Michèle Longino has been awarded a two-month Brown Foundation residential fellowship at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France.

The...


The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University (LSGS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, renewable for a second year, to begin in...


Romance Studies Professor Deb Reisinger and her students continue to gain media attention for their work with local refugees. The News & Observer is running...


Romance Studies Department Professor Walter Mignolo has been featured in Duke Today for...


Romance Studies is happy to be welcoming Visiting Assistant Professor Gabriel Richard to the department next semester.

Professor Richard will be teaching two exciting new courses for...


The Duke Romance Studies Department regrets to announce the passing of Emeritus Associate Professor of the Practice Dr. Leslie Damasceno on October 6, 2016.

Dr. Damasceno was instrumental...


A student and faculty member from the Romance Studies department have both been honored this year for their work with service learning.

Assistant Professor of the Practice Deb Reisinger...


David Bell, Professor of Romance Studies, has been selected by the French government to be a member of L'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, a French honorary society that recognizes academics and...


Margaret Greer, Professor of Spanish & Latin American Studies and of Theater Studies, has been awarded the 2010 Richard K. Lublin Teaching Award.  This Trinity College Distinguished...


Laurent Dubois has been inducted into the Bass Society of Fellows for excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. He will hold the title "...


Roberto Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies, has been awarded the 2010 Laura Shannon Prize...


Joan Clifford was nominated by colleagues for service as one of the “madres fundadoras” of service-learning within the Spanish Language Program at Duke, and has won the 202 Alden Service-Learning...


In May, 2014, the Dean’s Leadership Award, intended to recognize the outstanding combined efforts of a group, went to the Spanish Language Program’s Civic Engagement Initiative. The team includes...


On April 17, 2013 in the beautiful Gothic Reading Room, Professors David Bell and Michele Longino received the prestigious des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) presented by...