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Dr. Dainess Maganda Receives the Franklin College Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Dean Dorsey presents award to Dr. Maganda.

Dr. Dainess Maganda is the recipient of the Franklin College Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award 2018. She was nominated by her students based on her enthusiasm, dedication and quality of instruction. Dr. Maganda teaches Swahili and the World I and II  and Elementary and Intermediate Swahili. A former student summed it up by saying, " Dr. Maganda is a wonderful woman who truly cares about her students and I suspect anyone she meets. She reminds me to see the good in every aspect of life, no matter how trivial.

Dr. Peter O'Neill Has Earned an Honorable Mention in the Donald Murphy Prize for Distinguished First Books

Famine Irish and the American Racial State by Peter D. O'Neill

Dr. Peter O'Neill has earned an Honorable Mention for his 2017 book, Famine Irish and the American Racial State in the Donald Murphy Prize for Distinguished First Books competition organized by the American Conference for Irish Studies. " I am absolutely delighted to have earned this recognition" says Dr. O'Neill. "The Murphy Prize competition is one of the most prestigious awards in my field, and this year's crop of monographs was particularly strong. I am very grateful to the selection committee for this honor."

Murphy Prize Committee noted in their citation that:

Cultural Awareness Celebration

Date:  April 18, 2018

Time:  10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Place:  Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

 

Haiku Awards for ha na mi - The Cherry Blossom Viewing Festival

Games

Haiku Awards in English

1st Award
Aron White (JPNS 1002)
The dew drop will fall
Small ripples upon the lake
An upside-down world

2nd Awards (2)
Madalene Ison (JPNS 1002)
Rain on the concrete
City life slows down for now
Neon lights soften

Annette Aguilar (JPNS 1002)
A spring breeze blows in;
From the inside we witness
The rebirth of all

Intercultural Studies for a Global Age: Principles, Methodology, Practice

International Symposium

Intercultural Studies for a Global Age: Principles, Methodology, Practice

April 12-14, 2018, University of Georgia, at Athens

Russell Special Collections Building, Room 285

300 S. Hull Street, Athens

Dr. Xiaojue Wang "Forgetting and Othering; Representing the War of Resistance"

Forgetting and Othering: Representing the War of Resistance

Xiaojue Wang

Rutgers University

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