Faculty Highlights

inTransit

Dr. Alán José and the inTransit group were featured in the February 2018 travel issue of the Raleigh based, Walter Magazine. ...


Margaret Greer: Manos Teatrales, Culturas Materiales

A colloquium in honor of Margaret Greer will be held at Duke in Madrid Headquarters: Calle Fuencarral, 123 (Metro Bilbao) on Thursday July 5th through Friday July 6th.  The July 6th...


On Decoloniality: Concepts, Analytics, Praxis

Duke University Press announced the launch of a new book series called On Decoloniality.  The series is edited by Catherine E. Walsh, and William H. Wannamaker Professor of...


The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer

Professor Dubois and students of the course "Soccer Politics" were featured in the article How the...


Mirtilla Book Cover

Professor Valeria Finucci has already published two important pieces of scholarship this year. The first is Mirtilla, A Pastoral. A Bilingual Edition, which Professor Finucci edited. The book was...


Romance Studies Helps CLAC Promote Cultural Literacy

Assistant Professor of the Practice Dr. Deb Reisinger’s work as Director of Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) continues to be recognized for the important role CLAC is playing in...


Dr. Gabara quoted on Duke's "Art Renaissance"

In honor of the opening of Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center or "The Ruby," Romance Studies Associate Professor Esther Gabara was quoted in ...


Dr. Solterer named Chevalier of L'Ordre des Palmes Academiques

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...


Dr. Aidoo Named a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar

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...


Professors Aidoo and Furtado awarded Mellon Professorships

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...


New Report Calls for More Learning of Foreign Languages

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


Dr. Longino Awarded Brown Foundation Fellowship

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...


Deadline Extended - Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University Seeks Post-Doc

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...


Refugee Work Featured in The News & Observer

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


Dr. Mignolo Awarded Honorary Degree in the Humanities

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


Romance Studies Welcomes Violinist Gabriel Richard

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...


In Memoriam: Dr. Leslie Damasceno

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...


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