Noriko J. Horiguchi, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, gave a book talk last week at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Horiguchi’s talk was based on her 2011 book, Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body.
Adrian Del Caro has joined the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures as professor and department head. DelCaro comes to UT from Purdue University where he was a professor and a department chair. He has held administrative positions, including department head, at the University of Alberta, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Mississippi
A video of a German garden gnome decked out in Big Orange attire has won a national first-place prize for Bernadette Kolp, a freshman nursing major. Kolp is one of five national winners in the “Do Deutsch” German Olympiad sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the Ready for the World Initiative, and
“Do Deutsch!,” this year’s October celebration of all things German, continues at UT Knoxville with “Do Deutsch!” Week, October 10-14. Starting in late August, a series of creativity contests were held on campus relating to the theme “German(y) in Your Life.” Each entry was to explore an element of Germany, such as its culture, its
Join the run-up to “Do Deutsch!,” this year’s October celebration of all things German, and give yourself a chance to win terrific prizes, including gift cards, sports memorabilia, event tickets, and much, much more! Starting August 29, UT Knoxville students can enter the “Do Deutsch!” Olympiad, a pentad of creativity contests based upon the theme
Michael Handelsman, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor of Spanish, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and director of the university’s Latin American Studies program, has received the Tennessee Foreign Language Teaching Association’s (TFLTA) 2011 Jacqueline Elliott Award for teaching and service in higher education.
UT Knoxville is expanding opportunities for students to learn about the Arab world. The departments of Religious Studies and Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures have received a grant for $195,103 from the U.S. Department of Education’s Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program for the infusion and enhancement of Arab studies.
Patrice Pavis, an internationally recognized artist, author and scholar of drama and performance, will visit UT Knoxville Feb. 1 – Feb. 19.