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Modern Language Studies News

Lycoming students translate book of prose poetry by distinguished Latina writer

Sandra Kingery, Ph.D., Logan A. Richmond Endowed Professor and chair of the department of modern language studies at Lycoming College, and 18 students in her upper-level Spanish translation class recently translated “Corta la piel / It Pierces the Skin,” a book of prose poems by Xánath Caraza, from Spanish to English.

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International students bring new languages and fun to Stevens Primary School

A small group of international students from the island of Mauritius in East Africa spent a day during their first semester at Lycoming College visiting Stevens Primary School in the Williamsport Area School District, to share a bit about their country. All enrolled in the “French for Native Speakers” course, the students read favorite childhood stories from the book series, “The Adventures of Tikoulou,” exposing Stevens students to a new culture and new languages.

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Lycoming College student awarded Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service

Lycoming College German major Shelby Civils ’20 (Altoona, Pa.) was one of twenty-five students from the United States and Canada to receive an undergraduate scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD). DAAD is the largest funding organization in the world, supporting the international exchange of students and scholars.

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Delve into Creole literature at Lycoming College lecture

Lycoming College is excited to host Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, Ph.D., Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professor of French and Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University (PSU), for a special lecture titled “Transoceanic Connections: Creole Imaginaries and Narratives of Displacement,” on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall on the Lycoming College campus.

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Lycoming College appoints six faculty members with endowed professorships

Lycoming College is pleased to announce the appointments of endowed professorships to six faculty members. Made possible by established gifts to the College, endowed professorships are one of the highest honors that Lycoming awards faculty members to recognize a career marked by exceptional teaching, scholarship, and service.

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Aztecs and Conquistadors; Lycoming College hosts lecture to explore Colonial encounters in Latin America

Lycoming College will host Matthew Restall, Ph.D., for a special lecture entitled, “Why Everything You Thought You Knew About the Aztecs and the Conquistadors Is Wrong,” on Feb. 19th at 7:30 p.m., in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Teaching assistants from abroad round out Lycoming College's modern language department

Lycoming College welcomes three language teaching assistants who will help students speak and write more like a native speaker of the foreign languages they are learning. The teaching assistants also will help students learn more about the cultures of regions where those languages are spoken.

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Award-winning Mexican author to present at Lycoming College

Cristina Rivera Garza, an award-winning Mexican author, will discuss the social dynamics that have led to the emergence of a drug cartel in Mexico at 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 9 in the archives area of Snowden Library at Lycoming College.

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Kathryn Bathgate '15 selected as Fulbright Scholar

Lycoming College senior Kathryn Bathgate has been selected as one of 140 U.S. Fulbright Scholars in Germany for the prestigious opportunity to serve as an ambassador for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in Germany.

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