Sayila Edmé graduates with Accelerated BA/MA in French

Congratulations to Sayila Edmé, the first graduate of the accelerated 5-year program in French. Sayiila graduates in December 2023 with a BA in French and an MA in Language, Literature, and Translation (French and Francophone Studies concentration) in just five… Read more

Robin Pickering-Iazzi publishes Pirandello translations

Robin Pickering-Iazzi published her translations into English of the short stories “Candelora” and “The Lord of the Ship” by Luigi Pirandello, in the collaborative digital edition of Stories for a Year(Novelle per un anno), edited by Lisa Sarti and Michael Subialka…. Read more

Anita Alkhas and Ruth Adeniyi present at ACTFL: Language Connects

Anita Alkhas, Associate Professor of French, and Ruth Adeniyi, Graduate Teaching Assistant in French, shared the UWM French program’s innovative curriculum at the annual ACTFL Convention on November 19, 2022, in a presentation entitled “Custom-Made: Remixing and Localizing Open Educational… Read more

Kristin Pitt presents her research on Mariana Enriquez

On November 11, Kristin Pitt, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, presented her research on literary representations of feminicide in talk entitled “Burning Even Ourselves: Self-Immolation in Mariana Enriquez’s ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’” as part of the panel “Transnational… Read more

Anita Alkhas Asks Why We Should Study Iran in and through French

In November, Anita Alkhas, Associate Professor of French, gave a presentation entitled “Why Study Iran in/through French?/Pourquoi étudier l’Iran en français?” with Andrea Behn (Janesville Parker High School) and Ellen Onsrud (Lake Mills High School) at the Wisconsin Association for… Read more