Tag: Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Rochester will host the U.S. premiere of God Has No Country, a one-man play written and performed by Donal Courtney. The drama tells the story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, who used his Vatican connections to harbor Jews, ultimately saving more than 6,500 lives.
For the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’s death, students and librarians are hosting an exhibit and a presentation examining how Cervantes and Quixote have inspired interpretations and representations across the centuries.
An upcoming Humanities Project event reviews the experiences of the more than 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in remote relocation camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
This fall’s theme reflects a combination of contemporary films and genres that have been selected by students in French classes, focusing on action, biopic, comedy, documentary & drama.
Bradley Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry; Amy Lerner, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, are the recipients of the 2016 Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
‘When I started first grade, I didn’t know how to read, but many of my classmates did. I believed reading was a gift that you either have or don’t have, and I didn’t have that gift.’
Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish, is among one of the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
In music professor Matthew BaileyShea’s class, students share lyrics from favorite songs, then work to uncover complexities in the text. An upcoming Humanities Center symposium organized by BaileyShea will further explore new ideas about text-music interaction.
Linguists estimate that by the end of this century, half of the 7,000 languages currently in use around the world will have vanished. Rochester scholars join the race—and to train a new generation of scholars—to document the world’s linguistic diversity before it’s too late.
This spring, the University of the Pacific in Lima, Peru, conferred an honorary professorship on Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio, associate professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, in recognition of her scholarly contributions to the field of Dante studies.