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Alfaro, Raquel

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

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Baroni, Alessandra

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian
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Becker Malett, Kristina

  • Assistant Professor of Instruction in German
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Beljanski, Tanja

  • Graduate Student
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Berk, Philip R.

  • Retired Professor of French Literature
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Bernardi, Joanne

  • Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies
  • Head, the Japanese Program

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Interests: Japanese cinema and culture, especially popular culture; film and media studies; visual and material culture; moving image archiving and preservation; travel and tourism studies; nuclear culture; digital humanities; ephemera studies; object-based learning

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Bridges, William H., IV

  • Assistant Professor of Japanese

Interests: Modern Japanese language, literature, and culture; Race and ethnicity in modern Japanese literature and culture; Contemporary Japanese popular culture, especially anime; 20th-century African American literature; Literary theory, especially African American literary theory and the theory of the novel; Translation (theory and practice); Rhetoric and composition; Digital Humanities

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Brown, Michelle Young

  • Associate Professor of Instruction in Spanish

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Cho, Myounghee

  • Assistant Professor of Instruction in Korean

Interests: Language pedagogy; language acquisition; Korean linguistics; socio-pragmatics; curriculum design; development of learning and teaching methodologies and materials

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Doran, Robert

  • Professor of French and Comparative Literature
  • Head, the French ProgramHead, the Comparative Literature Program

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Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature and culture; the novel; continental philosophy; literary theory; aesthetics; intellectual history; European cinema; existentialism

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Doubleday, Meredith

  • Lecturer of Russian
Andrée Douchin

Douchin, Andrée

  • Retired Senior Lecturer in French
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    Drexel, Joanna

    • Department Manager

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    Givens, Laura

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in Russian

    Interests: Russian language; translation

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    Givens, John

    • Professor of Russian
    • Chair, the Department of Modern Languages and CulturesHead, the Russian Program

    Interests: Russian language and literature; Russian film; translation

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    Gustafson, Susan E.

    • Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies
    • Head, the German Program

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    Interests: German literature of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries; feminism and gender studies; psychoanalysis

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    Hardy, Shizuka

    • Assistant Professor of Instruction in Japanese
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    Herminghouse, Patricia A.

    • Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor Emerita of German Studies
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    Holloway, David

    • Assistant Professor of Japanese
      Undergraduate Advisor for Japanese

    Interests: Contemporary Japanese fiction; gender and sexuality; youth cultures and subcultures; transgression; Japan's "lost decade"

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    Hoxha, Xhesika

    • Visiting Graduate Student
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    Hwang, June J.

    • Associate Professor of German

    Interests: Twentieth-century film; literature and critical theory

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    Beth Jörgensen

    Jörgensen, Beth E.

    • Professor of Spanish

    Interests: Twentieth-century Spanish-American literature, with an emphasis on Mexico; women writers; theory and practice of literary nonfiction; Mexican chronicle; disability studies

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    Cilas Kemedjio

    Kemedjio, Cilas

    • Professor of French
    • Director, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies

    Interests: Francophone Caribbean and African literary and cultural studies; postcolonial theory; transnational black studies; humanitarianism

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    Kiley, Laurie

    • Department Secretary
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    Komocki, Kirt

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in Spanish

    Interests: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Spanish theatre, particularly the works of Nicolás and Leandro Fernández de Moratín, and Ramón de la Cruz); nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Spanish poetry

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    Korn, Andrew

    • Lecturer in Italian

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    Interests: Modern Italian literature and film; Critical Theory; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Cinema Studies

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    Logan, Donna

    • Director, Anne Moore and Arnold Lisio Italian Studies Programs in Arezzo and Procida, Italy
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    Lutkus, Anne

    • Retired Language Coordinator and Lecturer in French

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    Maslennikov, Nikita

    • Adjunct Instructor of Russian
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    Maslennikova, Anna

    • Professor of Instruction in Russian
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    Murano, Teresa

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in Italian

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    Nasra, Carole

    • Assistant Professor of Instruction in French
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    Nishioka-Bridges, Keiko

    • Adjunct Instructor in Japanese

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    O'Keefe, Luisa

    • Retired Senior Lecturer in Italian

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    Papaioannou, Julie

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in French
      Language Coordinator for French

    Interests: French language and culture; French and Francophone literature and film (twentieth and twenty-first centuries); French literary translation; French criticism, literary and postcolonial theory

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    Pian, Ping

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in Chinese
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    Pollack, David

    • Retired Professor of Japanese
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    Prendergast, Ryan

    • Associate Professor of Spanish

    Interests: Representations of identity and difference in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and Spanish America

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    Quinio, Lena

    • Visiting Graduate Student

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    Radegonde-Eison, Ghislaine

    • Adjunct Instructor of French
    • Program Manager, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
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    Rodríguez-Hernández, Raúl

    • Associate Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature, and Film and Media Studies
    • Head, the Spanish Program

    Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century Hispanic literatures and cultures; literary theory; Frankfurt School; European philosophical traditions in Latin America; Latin American cinema; the visual arts; the Baroque and Neo-Baroque; the Gothic tradition

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    Rojas-Rimachi, Luisa-Maria

    • Associate Professor of Instruction in Spanish

    Interests: Language ideology in higher education; foreign language learning; aesthetic judgment in cultures in contact; contemporary Latin American literature and cultural studies; cultural discourse analysis

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    Rosensweig, Anna

    • Assistant Professor of French
      Undergraduate Advisor for French

    Interests: Early modern French literature and culture; theater and performance studies; political theory

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    Schaefer, Claudia

    • Rush Rhees Chair
      Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
      Professor of Film and Media Studies

    Interests: Nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century Hispanic literatures and cultures; Spanish cinema; critical theory; popular culture; the visual arts; Spanish modernity; the culture of science in Spain; surrealism in Spain; digital humanities

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    Shino, Fumino

    • Senior Lecturer in Japanese
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    Siniscalco, Federico

    • Adjunct Instructor of Italian (Arezzo)
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    Spence, Yasuko

    • Retired Adjunct Instructor in Japanese
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    Stocchi-Perucchio, Donatella

    • Associate Professor of Italian
    • Head, the Italian Program

    Interests: Dante; nineteenth-century poetry and prose; fascism

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    Taguchi, Yuki

    • Adjunct Instructor in Japanese
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    Tamate, Mariko

    • Professor of Instruction in Japanese
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    ter Horst, Robert

    • Retired Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
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    Tian, Guoming

    • Assistant Professor of Instruction in Chinese
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    Totleben, Kristen

    • Modern Languages & Cultures Librarian

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    Tschanz, Cathy

    • Academic Program Assistant

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    Valdez, Maria Teresa

    • Director of the Language Center
    • Head, the Portuguese Program

    Interests: Portuguese language instruction; foreign-language pedagogy; second- and foreign-language acquisition and development; heritage-language acquisition and development; teaching and learning methodologies for foreign, second, and heritage languages; second- and heritage-language learning materials; online language instruction

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    Weber, Elizabeth E.

    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

    Interests: Migration; race; labor; Asian American Studies; modern and late Qing Chinese literature; late Qing nationalism; late Qing history; international trade routes in the Age of Empire

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    Wojciechowska, Malgorzata

    • Visiting Instructor of Polish
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    Wurth, Verena

    • Visiting Graduate Student