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Modern Languages faculty members pursue active research agendas that enhance our teaching in meaningful ways and connect IU Southeast to a wider scholarly community.

French

Modern Languages faculty members pursue active research agendas that enhance our teaching in meaningful ways and connect IU Southeast to a wider scholarly community.

Dr. Pooser

Published books and articles

  • “Haitian Culture: Largely Untapped Resource for Francophone Studies”. French Review, Vol 85 (5), April 2012.
  • “Creole in the Public Eye: Written Instances of Creole in Public Spaces in Guadeloupe.” French Cultural Studies, Vol 22 (4), November, 2011.
  • “Lessons from Historical Linguistics.” In K. Fresco & Wendy Pfeffer (Eds.), ‘Chançon legiere a chanter’: Essays on Old French Literature in Honor of Samuel N. Rosenberg. Birmingham, AL: Summa Publications, 2007.
  • “Middle French Narrative Tenses Revisited Once again.” Neophilologus, April 2006.
  • “Bringing the Web to the Foreign Language Writing Class.” The French Review, Vol. 78, October 2004.
  • “A comparative view of early French historical prose: Implications for compositional orientation.” Romance Notes, Vol. 43, Spring 2003.
  • Valdman, A., Pooser, C. L. & Jean-Baptiste, R. A Learner's Dictionary of Haitian Creole. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Creole Institute. 1997.
  • "Thirteenth Century Oral Resonances: The Case of the Valenciennes Chronicle." Proceedings of the Twentieth University of Pennsylvania Linguistics Colloquium, Philadelphia, February 17-18, 1996.

German

Modern Languages faculty members pursue active research agendas that enhance our teaching in meaningful ways and connect IU Southeast to a wider scholarly community.

Dr. Hutchins

Articles

  • “Absicht der Irreführung: W.G. Sebalds Authentizitätsbegriff.” Erzählte Authentizität. Ed. Antonio Weixler and Matias Martinez. Berlin: DeGruyter, forthcoming.
  • (with Andrea Engels) “Foreign Language Instruction for Students with Learning Difficulties: Rethinking the Setting and Structure of Classes Using the Natural Approach” Modern Language Studies 35.2 (2005): 71-81.

Book Reviews

  • Der Turm by Uwe Tellkamp. Focus on German Studies 16 (2009): 170-73.
  • Frau Paula Trousseau by Christoph Hein. Focus on German Studies 15 (2008): 149-50.

Published Translations

  • Höffe, Otfried. “Ethics With and Without Metaphysics: The Examples of Aristotle and Kant.” Perfecting Virtue: New Essays on Kant’s Ethics and Virtue Ethics. Eds. Julian Wuerth and Lawrence Jost. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
  • Crane, Cynthia. The Last Immigration. New York: St. Martins Press, forthcoming. [translated letters and archival documents for Dr. Crane]

Conference and Workshop Presentations

  • “Not Your Typical 68er: W.G. Sebald’s (Missing) Political Engagement” Focus on German Studies Graduate Student Conference (Cincinnati, Fall 2010)
  • “Welche Authentizität? W.G. Sebald und die betrügerische Wahrheit des Erzählens” Wuppertaler Graduiertenforum Narratologie ‘Erzählte Authentizität – Authentizität des Erzählens,’ Bergische Universität Wuppertal (Wuppertal, Summer 2010)
  • “W.G. Sebald und die Tradition des jüdischen Messianismus” Mittwochseminar, Deutsches Literaturarchiv (Marbach am Neckar, Spring 2010)
  • “‘Kant and Television—They Obviously Don’t Go Together’: Reflections on an Unpublished Manuscript in W.G. Sebald’s Literary Estate” Charles Phelps Taft Annual Symposium (Cincinnati, Spring 2010)
  • “‘Some People Never Change:’ Navigating the Border Between Protest and Terrorism in Hans Weingartner’s The Edukators (2004)” European Studies Conference(Cincinnati, Spring 2007)
  • “Der Mensch ist Herr der Gegensätze: Simultaneity, Paradox and Fleeting Utopia in Thomas Mann’s Der Zauberberg” Focus on German Studies Graduate Student Conference (Cincinnati, Fall 2006)
  • “Mastering a Difficult Past in Heinz Schirk’s Die Wannseekonferenz (1984)” European Studies Conference (Cincinnati, Spring 2005)

Works in progress

  • “Keine Thesenliteratur.” Uwe Tellkamp’s Aesthetic-Political Agenda in Der Eisvogel (2005), Der Turm (2008), and Die Uhr (2010). Submitted for publication.
  • Melancholia or Violence? W.G. Sebald and the Dangerous Promise of the Messiah. In progress.

Spanish

Modern Languages faculty members pursue active research agendas that enhance our teaching in meaningful ways and connect IU Southeast to a wider scholarly community.

Dr. Ambrose

Dr. Badía

Published work

  • “’Viene de Panamá’: Caribbean Music, Commodification and (Post) Colonialism in Cesar Oliva Olivares’s 1996 Adaptation of La dama boba.” Hybridity in Spanish Culture. Ed. María P. Tajes. Cambridge Scholars Press. 2011.
  • “La función de la música en una adaptación contemporánea de No hay burlas con el amor.” Ed. Antonio Azaustre Galiana and Santiago Fernández Mosquera.Compostella Aurea. Actas del VIII Congreso de la AISO. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. 2011.
  • Crosscurrents: Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Hispanic Drama Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 2006. (Co-edited with Dr. Bonnie L. Gasior, California State Long Beach)
  • “Drag's Double-Edged Sword: El galán fantasma, 1985.” Comedia Performance. 3.1 2006. 53-69.
  • “The Politics of Staging the Church: Liberation Theology and the Golden Age auto sacramental." Proceedings of Salvation and Sovereignty: Church and State in the Americas Conference, March 2000, Baylor University. Ed. Joan E. Supplee, Lizbeth Souza Fuertes and Janet E. Adamski. Waco: Baylor UP. 27-33.
  • “Seeing is Dis-Believing: Performance Theory, Postcoloniality and El gran mercado del mundo." Gestos. 28(1999): 12-28.
  • "Performance Theory, Postcolonial Projects and Marta la Piadosa, 1986." On-stage Studies. 21(1998): 52-62.
  • "Clothes Make the Woman: Transvestism and Transgression in Tiempo Común's 1991 Staging of El acero de Madrid." Laberinto. (On-line journal at http://www.utsa.edu/laberinto.) 1997
  • "Dorotea's Autobiographies: Authority and Ambiguity in Don Quijote." Romance Languages Annual. 7(1995): 370-4.

Encyclopedia entries

  • “Calderón de la Barca, Pedro.” Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature. Ed. Janet Pérez and Maureen Ihrie. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002. 83-7.
  • “Don Quijote de la Mancha.” Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature. Ed. Janet Pérez and Maureen Ihrie. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002. 182-5.
  • “Dulcinea del Toboso.” Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature. Ed. Janet Pérez and Maureen Ihrie. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002. 200-202.

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