Post Tagged with: "Modern Languages research"

Beard Presents on Political Satire, Freedom of Press in 19th Century France

Morgan Beard (HTC French) presents his thesis research project on “Political Satire and Freedom of the Press in 19th Century France.”

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Honors Tutorial College French student Morgan Beard presented his thesis research titled “Political Satire and Freedom of the Press in 19th Century France.” He was advised by Dr. Lois […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:24 pmResearch

Broughton Project on Mayan Movement Takes Expo Second

From left, Katherine Broughton poses with her thesis adviser Dr. Betsy Partyka), professor of Spanish.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Senior Katherine Broughton, Honors Tutorial College Spanish major, won second place in Arts and Humanities 2 with her thesis presentation, “Stories of Survivance: Revitalizing Mayan Culture through Public Art […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research

Three Students Take First at Expo for Creating New Language

From left, Carlye Stevens and Francesca Cappetta won first place in Arts and Humanities 2 for their construction of a new language called “Suʒ.niŋ.u.ʃə.” Josh Kitsos (not pictured) also participated in the project.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Carlye Stevens, a Spanish and Linguistics major, Francesca Cappetta, a German and Linguistics major, and Josh Kitsos, a Linguistics major and Spanish minor, won first prize in Arts and […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:01 pmNews Research

Ganeshan Co-authors Article on Service Learning and Spanish Verbal Aspect

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article on the impact of service learning on students’ understanding of the Spanish verbal aspect. Ganeshan co-authored the article with Dr. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch of the University of Nebraska Omaha Foreign Languages and Literature Department. The article, […]

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January 22, 2019 at 10:28 amResearch

Figueroa Authors Collection of Stories about Puerto Rican Traditions

Dr. Melissa Figueroa

Dr. Melissa Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published a collection of short stories titled Nota de duelo (Mourning Note) in ArtePoética Press, a New York-based publishing company that specializes in literature written in Spanish in the United States. The stories are about Puerto Rican traditions […]

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December 3, 2018 at 1:29 pmResearch

Barrile Completes Scholarly Translation of 16th-Century Manuscript

Matthew Barrile

  Dr. Matthew Barrile, Online Curricular Designer and Lecturer of Modern Languages at Ohio University, recently completed a scholarly translation of a 16th-century manuscript from the Portuguese Inquisition in Brazil. The text is included in the forthcoming anthology, A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First […]

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November 16, 2018 at 8:25 amResearch

Ganeshan Authors Article on Lexical Semantics of Spanish Psychological Verbs

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article titled “Examining agentivity in Spanish reverse-psych verbs” on the lexical semantics of Spanish psychological verbs in the journal Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics (2018). Abstract: In Spanish reverse-psychological verbs, the experiencer argument can have accusative […]

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September 28, 2018 at 9:00 amResearch