Laine Doggett, professor of French, organized a session and presented “Cultivating Habits of Mind in a Course on Medieval and Early Modern Learning” at the Southeastern Medieval Association conference in Charleston, S.C., in November.
Katie Gantz, professor of French and associate dean of faculty, was an invited speaker at the biannual conference, “From Crisis Management to Innovation: Reimagining the Role of World Languages in the 21st Century.” The title of her talk: “Speaking Fluent Admin: Communicating the Value of World Languages in Times of Institutional Change.”
José Ballesteros, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, published the first anthology of Latinx poetry of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The anthology, “Knocking on the Door of the White House,” was curated and co-edited by Ballesteros and showcases the work of more than 20 D.C.-based poets and numerous translators. The anthology includes the translation work Find out more »
Psychology and international languages and cultures (Chinese) major Benjamin Ertman ’18 has authored a paper with Eduardo Romano, senior research scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. Ertman interned under Romano at the institute over the summer of 2016 where he was tasked to conduct basic research including data manipulation and initial tabulations Find out more »
Jeffrey Coleman, associate professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, edited a special issue of The Delaware Poetry Review, “‘This Thing Called Life’: Poetry Inspired by the Music and Spirit of Prince.” The issue was released Friday, April 21, one year after the artist’s death. There are 32 contributors including Cacayo (pseudonym of Find out more »
Julian Erville ’17 will represent St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Sunday, Nov. 6, at George Washington University in the final round of the Jiangsu Cup, a Chinese speech contest open to undergraduates and graduate students in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area who have studied Chinese. Students whose native language is Chinese are not eligible Find out more »
Associate Professor Anne Leblans and the students in her German classes created an exhibition regarding Syrian refugees in Europe and Germany. The show opened on April 28, and continues to be featured in the Upper Commons of Montgomery Hall. The exhibition includes photographs, descriptions, and interviews of the refugees, and focuses upon the experiences of Syrian refugees fleeing a Find out more »
On May 14, St. Mary’s College of Maryland students and faculty set out for South America on the Andean Summer Study Tour. Led by Dr. Adriana Mariel Brodsky, associate professor of history, and Dr. Ruth Anne Phillips, visiting assistant professor of art history, the group explored the culture and history of Peru. Some of these Find out more »
On April 22, 2016, five faculty were recognized for their outstanding work as part of the annual Awards Convocation. The awards and the recipients are as follows: The Homer L. Dodge Award for Outstanding Service was established in 1985 by the late Norton Dodge, who served on the board of trustees of St. Mary’s College Find out more »
St. Mary’s student Mayumy Rivera (‘16) has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese this summer in China. The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully funded summer program overseas language and cultural program, sponsored by the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.