Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures News

Horiguchi Gives Book Talk at Library of Congress

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.

Del Caro Heads Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Department

Adrian DelCaro

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.

UT’s “Do Deutsch!” Events Continue October 10-14

“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.