The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in diversity leadership, advising, teaching, research, academic outreach, and service on December 1 at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown.
Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures News
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s life and work will be celebrated through film screenings, a poetry contest, panel discussions, and performances at a festival to be held November 12–13.
Noriko Horiguchi was featured in Kitaab, a blog that seeks to empower and connect Asian writers and readers worldwide.
The Language Resource Center in Alumni Memorial Building—a place where students access computers, labs, and studios to help them learn foreign languages—has received a donation that will support its continued operation.
The journal of which Dan Magilow, associate professor of modern and foreign languages and literatures, is managing editor was referenced in an NPR story. The story is about Jewish intermarriage. The journal, Journal of Jewish Identities, recently published a special issue on this topic. To listen to the story, visit NPR’s website.
A noted scholar of Middle Eastern politics will visit UT on Thursday, September 25, to present a public lecture about Muslim Brotherhood’s role in Egyptian politics.
Through teaching, research, and service, our faculty are making an impact on student lives, on our community, and on the world. From music to biology to Spanish, these four faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences are helping their students become lifelong learners.
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 State University.
“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 language, or its influence on America.