AIZEN/University of Alabama International Conference “Émile Zola, Naturalism, and Protest”

CALL FOR PAPERS For the 30th Anniversary AIZEN International Literature, Film, and Interdisciplinary Studies Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2021   AIZEN/University of Alabama International Conference: “Émile Zola, Naturalism, and Protest”   Émile Zola, lifelong champion of minorities, workers, and the poor, wrote muckraking novels which sought to further the cause of social equality and to […]

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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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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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