Department News

  • Lecturer of Spanish Maria Woolson published a chapter, "From Management to Governance: Rethinking Water Policy and Privatization on Easter Island" in The Politics of Freshwater: Access, Conflict and Identity.
  • Professor of Spanish Tina Escaja presented her poetry robot creations, robopoem@s, locally at the local Burlington Book Festival in September and internationally at the Taipei Poetry Festival in Taiwan in October. Her theater play De tripas corazón (Guts for Lunch) was also performed at the festival in Taipei. Her new book, a novella entitled Asesinato en el laboratorio de idiomas / Murder in the Language Lab was recently published by BookTree Media.
  • Professor of Spanish Catherine Connor published a chapter, "Inside Out: The Arts of Our Embodied Minds" in Self, Other and Context with Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs.
  • Professor of Linguistics Julie Roberts was featured in the first episode of a new Vermont Public Radio podcast, Brave Little State. The topic was the past, present and future of the Vermont accent. Click here to listen!
  • Professor of French Joseph Acquisto's book, The Fall Out of Redemption: Writing and Thinking Beyond Salvation in Baudelaire, Cioran, Fondane, Agamben, and Nancy, appeared in a new paperback version in November.
  • Lecturer of Italian Adriana Borra contributed to the second edition of a reduced compact version of the dictionary Il Tedesco, published recently by Zanichelli. The edition includes Borra's explanations of around 400 false cognates and around 200 language and culture notes.