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French Graduate student Bryant White won the Lorraine K. Stock award

Nov. 15, 2022—French Graduate student Bryant White won the Lorraine K. Stock award of the Southeastern Medieval Association  for innovation in medieval studies for his project on natural language processing and humor in late medieval texts. The prize will help fund his work.

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Vanderbilt PhD. Graduate in French, Abby Broughton, appointed as Assistant Professor of French at MTSU

Mar. 1, 2022—Abby Broughton will begin her tenure track role as Assistant Professor of French in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Middle Tennessee State University  August 1, 2022. After her 2020 Graduation, Abby accepted a position as Assistant Professor of French (NTT) at High Point University in High Point, NC, then she taught...

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Vanderbilt French Professor Lynn Ramey awarded $240,000 NEH Grant for Digital Humanities

Sep. 21, 2021—Lynn Ramey, professor of French, was awarded a $239,569 Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). She will use this grant to launch the Immersive Global Middle Ages Institute for Advanced Topics, a 28-month initiative studying the use of immersive digital technologies for teaching and learning about the...

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French Professor Susan Kevra discusses the online learning experience on “Leading Lines: A podcast on educational technology

Oct. 13, 2020—French Professor Susan Kevra, a faculty participant in the Vanderbilt Online Course Design Institute, discusses experiential learning activities, building community and fostering social presence, balancing asynchronous and synchronous modes of instruction, and the role of visual design in the online learning experience. Click on Episode 81 below to hear the podcast. Episode 81: Susan Kevra

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Raquelle Bostow (Ph.D 2017) is Project Manager for “Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice” at Vanderbilt

Sep. 24, 2020—Raquelle K. Bostow (Ph.D 2017 French Studies, Vanderbilt) is project manager at Vanderbilt, partnering with Fisk University, the Frist Art Museum and Millions of Conversations for “Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice” (EADJ), a trans-institutional series of virtual conversations and artistic collaborations focused on healing at a time of significant social unrest. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2020/09/11/vanderbilt-university-launches-series-on-justice-healing-with-renowned-artists-and-scholars/  Dr. Bostow has also recently been...

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Grad Student Nathan Dize translates James Noël’s poem “Black Prayer” in memory of George Floyd

Jun. 17, 2020—Grad Student Nathan Dize’s translation of James Noël’s poem “Black Prayer” in memory of George Floyd was published today alongside the French on Lit Hub, an online literary magazine created by Grove Atlantic and Electronic Literature.

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Graduate Student Anne-Sophie Dubosson publishs poetry in the Anthology of young Swiss romande poets

Jun. 17, 2020—Graduate Student Anne-Sophie Dubosson has published her poetry in the Anthology of Young Swiss Romande Poets: The sixteen poets featured in this anthology are all young, creative and represent the land of French-speaking Switzerland with which they are bound and from which, at the same time, they are drawn away, only to return renewed each and every...

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