Entries tagged with ‘modern languages literatures and cultures’

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Jeremy Robinson (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Jeremy Robinson and students Ingrid Kubisa ’21 and Reidun Kubisa ’21 created “Mwami et Moi,” a visual novel-based game teaching about village culture in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the game, players make choices as the Mwami, or leader/tradition keeper of the village, with the goal of leading the village to prosperity, and […]

Angelique Dwyer (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Angelique Dwyer published two creative non-fiction stories written in Spanglish. The first is titled: “Gringos Mexicanos” and the second: “Doce horas: A Family Border Tale.” Both are published through PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. Volume 16, Number 1/2. August 2019.

Sharon Marquart (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies)

Sharon Marquart published “Shit Happens,” a memorial essay for the late scholar of irony Ross Chambers, in Romanic Review.

Denis Crnkovic (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Denis Crnkovic’s article, “On the Contexts of Edith Sodergran’s Russian Poem, ‘Tikho, tikho, tikho'” appeared in the Fall, 2018 issue of Scandinavian Philology (vol. 16, issue 2), published by the Scandinavian and Dutch Studies Department of the St. Petersburg (Russia) State University.

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten published an article, “The Role of Verbal Irony in Conflict Talk Among Relatives and Friends in an Argentinian Community” in Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict (John Benjamins). This article describes specific roles of verbal irony in conflict talk among close relatives and intimate friends.

Laurent Déchery (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures & Philosophy)

Laurent Déchery published a book, Lire est un roman (Reading Is a Novel). It is a mix of literary promenades, essays on reading, interpretation of Patrick Modiano’s “Chien de Printemps” and Diderot’s tales, and autobiographical pieces.

Carlos Mejía Suárez (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Carlos Mejía Suárez published an article,”La écfrasis del archivo visual del dolor como estrategia narrativa en la novelística de Pablo Montoya” [“The Ekphrasis of Visual Archives of Pain as a Narrative Strategy in Pablo Montoya’s novels”], that appeared in the most recent Revista de Estudios Colombianos (#51). The article studies ekphrasis as a way to […]

Paschal Kyoore, 2018 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Paschal Kyoore was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

Yuki Sakuragi (Modern Language, Literature, and Cultures)

Yuki Sakuragi published a book chapter, “Experimental Learning of Intercultural Communication through short-term study in Japan” in Promoting Multicultural Experiential Learning in Higher Education (Nakanishiya Publishing, Kyoto, 2018).

Denis Crnkovic (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Denis Crnković had his article, “On the Contexts of Edith Södergran’s Russian Poem, ‘Tikho, Tikho, Tikho,’” accepted for publication in the upcoming issue of Scandinavica, the interdisciplinary journal of Scandinavian philology published by the Department of Scandinavian and Dutch Philology at St. Petersburg University (Russia).