Faculty Highlights

Joan Munne

The Spanish Language Program faculty of Romance Studies are developing courses that take a new approach to heritage-language teaching and learning in addition to translation and interpretation....


Deb Reisinger

Deborah Reisinger, Associate Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies was interviewed on World Languages 21: Teaching for the 21st Century for ...


Raúl Martínez, El vaquero (Cowboy), c. 1969

In the program, The State of Things, Professor Esther Gabara was interviewed by Frank Stasio on WUNC...


Walter Mignolo

During a ceremony at the Richard Hoggart Building today, Romance Studies/Literature Professor Walter Mignolo was awarded an Honoris Causa degree from the...


Programa Paris

On December 10, University Paris-Nanterre will host an event recognizing the international contribution of our colleague, Professor Walter Mignolo. Entitled “...


Pascale Casanova

The Department of Romance Studies mourns the passing of Pascale Casanova at age 59 in September in Paris, following a long and debilitating illness. Casanova was a Researcher at the CNRS; Centre...


Pop America

Pop América, 1965-1975, a travelling exhibition will be at the Nasher Museum of Art from February 21-July 21...


Social Movements

The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Social Movements Lab had a featured link on DukeToday.  In it, Professor of...


Book Cover, Community-based Language Learning

Congratulations to Professor Joan Clifford and Professor Deb Reisinger on the publication of their book with ...


Anne-Marie Bryan with her students

An anonymous donor gifted an endowed professorship to French and Francophone Studies in honor of Anne-Marie Bryan, one of the first women professors in the Department of Romance Studies at...


Professor Saliot

Professor Anne-Gaëlle Saliot gave the lecture, "Jean-Luc Godard and the Nineteenth Century: Archives of a Modernity" on March 29th, 2018 in Paris as part of the international conference "...


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...


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