Dr. Shannon-Henderson’s ‘Religion and Memory in Tacitus’ Annals,’ receives the Goodwin Award of Merit

The Society for Classical Studies, the major national professional organization for classicists, announced yesterday that Dr. Kelly Shannon-Henderson’s first book, Religion and Memory in Tacitus’ Annals, was awarded the Goodwin Award of Merit, the only award for scholarly achievement given by the society. The distinction is considered the most prestigious award specifically for scholars of Classics. […]

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Raegan Lemmond receives education award from Alabama-Germany Partnership

Congratulations to Raegan Lemmond, who is to receive the Barbara Fischer Education Award from the Alabama-Germany Partnership (AGP).  The award recognizes Raegan Lemmond’s many substantial contributions to German education.  The AGP is a statewide non-profit that supports relationships between organizations and individuals in Alabama and Germany.  This award is especially meaningful as it is named […]

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MLC congratulates its newest MA and PhD graduates

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics was well represented at the recent Fall Graduation, with several of our students completing their programs. In the pictures below you can see Cole Lewter, Michaela Nuesser, Julius Zirngibl, Timothy Alford, Katherine Lightfoot, and Marcel Foerster, during the event, accompanied by our chair Dr. Douglas Lightfoot and Dr. […]

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Dr. Michael Picone awarded Alabama World Languages Association Award for Excellence in Teaching (Post-Secondary)

Congratulations to Mike Picone on the Alabama World Languages Association Award for Excellence in Teaching (Post-Secondary)!  This recognition will take place at the spring joint AWLA/SCOLT meeting in Mobile March 26-28, 2020.  This award makes him the AWLA nominee for the same award at the regional level in the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT). […]

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Dr. Kirk Summers receives Douglas Murray Prize for his article, “Reformation Humanism: Reading the Classics in the New Theology.”

Dr. Kirk Summers has received the Douglas Murray Prize for his article, “Reformation Humanism: Reading the Classics in the New Theology” in the journal Reformation and Renaissance Review (Volume 20, 2018 – Issue 2), published on May 6th, 2018.   Award information can be found here: https://tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?journalCode=yrrr20   Article can be found here: https://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14622459.2018.1468603   […]

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