Saturday, April 22, 2017

Languages Students and Assistant Participate in 2017 Colloquium

The David Nelson Duke Colloquium took place yesterday on Jewell's campus. Congratulations to our language students who presented their research in languages. Grace Miller, Spanish, read her paper, "The Censoring of La Familia de Pascual Duarte" and Meara von Malottke, Latin, presented "And With Thy Spirit: Early Christian Worship Spaces as a Reflection of the Sociopolitical Environment."
Meara von Malottke

Alexandria Acord, French, explained "The Social Implications of the Medieval Values of Loyalty in La Chanson de Roland" and Jacqueline Leonard informed us about "Narrating Uncertainty: History and Fantasy in El cuarto de atrás."

Junta Shira, Instructor of Japanese and ALLEX assistant majoring in Mathematics, talked to us about the implications of power and probabilities in his presentation, "Empirical Banzhaf power of states in the 2016 presidential election."
Junta Shirai

Dr. David Lisenby Publishes on Gerardo Fulleda León

Dr. David Lisenby, assistant professor of Spanish, published a translation commentary on the peer-reviewed site Cuba Counterpoints. The short article, “From Plantation to Palenque,” can be viewed at
Dr. David Lisenby