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Thu, 03/16/2023 - 2:18pm
The Center for Teaching and Learning administers the Outstanding Teaching Assistant (OTA) award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. This award recognizes teaching assistants who demonstrate superior instructional skills while serving in the classroom or laboratory. The 2023 winners from the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies are below. Congratulations! Ji Hyun Hong - Korean TA Pamela…
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 12:20pm
The Comparative Literature Department is pleased to announce that Benjamin A. Houser has been selected to receive the 2021 Presidential Award of Excellence. This award is given to undergraduate students in their final year of study who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, strong extracurricular involvement, and/or service to and involvement in their respective school or college. Students selected for this award exemplify the best…
Tue, 07/14/2020 - 11:06am
Congratulations to Gabriel Ayoola, a PhD graduate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Comparative Literature, who has accepted a position at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He will be responsible for building their Yoruba Program and teaching African Literature and other content courses. Originally from Nigeria, Gabriel holds a B.A (Ed) in English/Yoruba Language and Literature, and he has taught English Language at the ICT Polytechnic Itori-…
Wed, 04/22/2020 - 10:53am
Placement tests for Asian languages will be held during office hours the first week of classes. If you are interested in taking a Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese language class in the fall and need a placement test, you can contact the following instructors to set up an appointment. Chinese Language 1000-2000 classes, please contact Zhiwen Hu at . For Chinese Language 3000-4000 classes, please contact Anqi Liu at anqi.liu…
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 10:57am
Ms. Minh Trang Thi Nguyen, the instructor of Vietnamese in the department, is this year's recipient of the Franklin College Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. The award recognizes a faculty member who has made a life-changing impact on students through sustained commitment to high-quality instruction in undergraduate teaching. Her students have played a crucial role in nominating her for the award.  Ms.Trang consistently works to keep…
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 1:12pm
At the end of the fall semester, the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies presented Dong Yang and Soudabeh Rafieisakhaei with a Certificate of Excellence Award in Language and Literature for their outstanding dedication to teaching and helping the department to fulfill its mission by providing students with instruction of the highest quality.  
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 3:15pm
The National Humanities Center encourages the growth of education professionals in ways that directly affect the classroom using a project-based approach that supports the development of classroom-ready instructional materials, organize virtual events and learning experiences, and sponsor special events and research opportunities
Thu, 04/11/2019 - 1:39pm
Comparative literature senior, Joshua Clifford, selected to be this year’s commencement speaker   Joshua Clifford, a double major in Comparative Literature and Geography, has been selected to be this spring’s commencement speaker.   A native of Kingsland, GA, Josh is pursuing a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) also. Obviously, he is not the type to sit on his hands for too long. Josh’s many extracurricular activities during…
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 2:54pm
The Japanese Language Program hosted a Hanami Celebration for anyone interested in Japanese language or culture on Friday, March 29. Hanami is a long standing Japanese tradition of welcoming spring, also known as the "cherry blossom viewing festival." Participants were invited to taste Japanese food, play games such as kendama, practice origami and calligraphy, listen to traditional music of Japan and more! Students in the Japanese language…
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 8:09am
Becky Sexton presented at the Modern Language Educators' Share Fair 2019 Program on Thursday, March 21. The event was hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Department of Romance Languages. Ms. Sexton's presentation was titled "Vocabulary/Grammar Acquisition through Drawing." She demonstrated her practice of using drawing activities with small groups of students in her Japanese language classes. These activities engage and…

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