Four students receive Boren Scholarships for Language Study

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide funding for US undergrads to study languages in world regions critical to US interests, and underrepresented in study abroad programs. Meredith Cazalas, who is minoring in Japanese, will study Japanese in an intensive language program at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Maria Huryn will […]

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Nine Graduates win Fulbright Awards for 2017-2018

Sponsored by the US State Department, Fulbright Awards are highly competitive, and provide grants for individually designed study and research projects, or for English-teaching assistantships.  Nine UA graduates have been selected for the 2017-2018 academic year. Ruth Bishop, who holds a BA in Spanish, will teach in Colombia. Benjamin Canady, a Japanese minor, will teach […]

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Congratulations to Our 2017 Student Honorees

The French program presented the following student awards in 2017: James Lamar McCann Award for Excellence in French: Brelahn Wyatt and Martin Cole Lewter Prix d’excellence en français: Addison Kennedy Outstanding French Majors: Tiffany Bailey Outstanding French Minors: Taylor C. Daniels and Michelle M. Degeorge Outstanding Freshmen in French: William “Guillaume” Wolf Special Recognition for a Student in […]

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Mike Picone: “French Dialects of Louisiana: A Revised Typology”

Dr. Picone also authored a book chapter titled, “French Dialects of Louisiana: A Revised Typology.” In New Perspectives on Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Approaches, eds. Michael D. Picone, and Catherine Evans Davies. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015. 267-87. […]

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Michael Picone: “New Perspectives on Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Approaches”

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Picone on the publication of his 800+ page co-edited volume with Dr. Catherine Davies, New Perspectives on Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Approaches (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015). […]

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