SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

ROMANCE LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT

 

Reynolda Campus

2003-2004

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits  

 

Barbour, Sarah:

 

Maryse Condé and Her Readers:  Hesitating Between Irony and the

Desire to be Serious in Moi, Tituba, sorcière...noire de Salem,”

Studies in Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 2004

 

Ewalt, Margaret:

 

Book review. The Routes of Modernity:  Spanish American Poetry from the Early Eighteenth to the Mid-Nineteenth Century by Andrew Bush.  Dieciocho 26.2 (Fall 2003):  367-69.

 

“Transnational Reading: Intercultural Discourse in the Eighteenth Century:  The International Seminar on the Eighteenth Century.  July 29-August 2, 2003.” Co-authored with fellow seminar participant, Mary Helen McMurran.  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies News Circular 130 (Fall 2003): 2-3.

 

Friedman, Mary:

 

The Self in the Narratives of José Donoso (Chile 1924-1996).  Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.    (This book will come out in the summer of 2004, I’m not sure whether before or after June 30.)

 

Furmanek, Olgierda:

 

Introduction to Ana María Fagundo’s En Isla: Antología Poética 1965-2003, Tenerife: Ediciones Baile del Sol, 2003.

 

Gala, Candelas:

 

“Identity And Writing: A Lacanian Reading of Alba de CéspedesQuaderno proibito and Dacia Maraini’s Donna in Guerra. Forum Italicum 37.1 (Spring 2003): 147-160.

 

Lorca’s Suites: Reflections on Cubism and the Sciences.” Accepted in September 2002. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 80.4 (October 2003): 509-524.

 

“The Name of the Game Is in the Signifier: Molière’s Dom Juan and the Binding Power of Words.” Papers in French Seventeenth Century Literature XXXI, 60 (2004): 49-67.

 

“’Un hombre sin nombre’: The Mirroring of Language and Nature in Tirso’s El burlador de Sevilla.Boletín of the Comediantes 56.1 (2004).

 

Miguel-Prendes, Soledad:

 

Chivalric Identity in Enrique de Villena’s Arte cisoria.” La corónica 32.1 (Fall, 2003): 307-42.

 

“Enrique de Villena.” Dictionary of Literary Biographyx. Ed. George D. Greenia and Frank A. Domínguez. Columbia, S.C.: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2003. 286:266-276.

 

“Diego de San Pedro.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. George D. Greenia and Frank A. Domínguez. Columbia, S.C.: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2003. 286: 221-232.

 

Vitti, Antonio:

 

Edited book on Italian Cinema, Incontri con il cinema italiano,  published by Salvatore Sciascia Editore, 2004.

 

Co-edited book on Italian culture, In Search of Italy, Matauro, 2004.

 

Article on the Group Cinema during the last years of Italian Fascism ----included in a book on Literature and Cinema in Ciociaria, ed. By Franco Zangrilli, Matauro,  2004.

 

Article on Riso amaro a film by De Santis

 

Article on Aprile a film by Nanni Moretti 

 

Wells, Byron:

 

Skuncke, Marie-Christine and Byron R. Wells, eds. Centres(s) et périphéries. Les Lumières de Belfast à Beijing. Paris: Champion. 2003.

 

Wells, Byron R. "Julie, ou la nouvelle Clarisse: Amour, vertu et la question du moi." Annales Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 44 (2002).

 

Wells, Byron R. "Liberté et monstruosité à l'âge des Lumières." Entre Dieu et diable. Eds. Francois Jacob et Pierre Nobel. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2003. 101-116.

 

Wells, Byron R. "From Revery to Confession: Writing and Reading a Life Story." Approaches to Teaching Rousseau’s Confessions and Reveries of the Solitary Walker. Eds. John C. O’Neal and Ourida Mostefai. New York: Modern Language Association, 2003. 50-54.

 

Wells, Byron R. “Language and Solitude: Paradox of the Dialogues.” Rousseau juge de Jean-Jacques. Etudes sur les Dialogues. Eds. Philip Knee and Gérald Allard. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2003. 57-66.

 

Whitley, Stanley:

2003 The Phonicon: A Multimedia Digital Encyclopedia of the Sounds of the World's Languages. (CD-ROM publication by the Summer Institute of Linguistics), Bakhit Kourmanov coproducer.

 

2004 Pronouncing English: A Stress-Based Approach (with Richard Teschner). Georgetown University Press.

 

2003 “Rhotic representation: Problems and proposals,” Journal of the International Phonetic Association 33/1:81-86.

 

2004 “Lexical Errors and the Acquisition of Derivational Morphology in Spanish,” Hispania 87:163-172

 

 

II.   Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Albrecht, Jane:

 

Tirso de Molina y la tragedia aurisecular,” presented by invitation at the International Colloquium on Tirso de Molina, Alfonso VIII University, Soria, Spain, February 2004.

 

“Tirso de Molina: ¿dramaturgo trágico?,” presented at the Colloquium “El siglo de oro en el nuevo milenio: historia, crítica y teoría literaria,” Grupo de Investigación Siglo de Oro, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, September 2003.

 

Session Chair, Colloquium “El siglo de oro en el nuevo milenio: historia, crítica y teoría literaria, Grupo de Investigación Siglo de Oro,” University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, September 2003.

 

Barbour, Sarah:

 

April 2004, “Playing in the Negative Space of Nathalie Sarraute’s Poetic Language,” invited presentation at the International Conference, “Nathalie Sarraute in her century”/ La Traversée du Siècle, Directed by Serge Gavronsky, Barnard College, and Tom Bishop, New York University

 

April 2004, “Maryse  Condé’s ‘Brave New World’ in Histoire de la femme cannibale.  International meeting of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Organized and chaired panel, “Maryse Condé’s Liberatory Poetics”               

 

November 2003, “Global Literacy in Maryse Condé’s Histoire de la femme cannibale.  International Conference on Caribbean Literature, Freeport, Grand Bahamas

 

Ewalt, Margaret:

 

“The Eighteenth-Century Archive:  Ordering Memory as Ideal and Project.” – Session Chair at ASECS:  American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting in Boston March 24-28, 2004

 

“Colonial Law, Rhetoric and Exchanges.” – Session Chair the First International Interdisciplinary Symposium for CASO:  Colonial Americas Studies Organization at Georgetown, October 9-12, 2003.

 

“Crossing Over:  Nations and Naturalists in El Orinoco ilustrado.” –Presented at ISECS:  International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting at UCLA in Los Angeles, August 3-10, 2003.

 

“The Transatlantic Enlightenment:  Old World Legacies and New World Ideas.” Session organizer for  ISECS:  International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting at UCLA in Los Angeles, August 3-10, 2003.

 

Friedman, Mary:

 

“Devouring Maw, Devouring Ma: The Motif of Eating in José Donoso’s Work,” Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures, Boulder, Colorado, October 2-4, 2003.

 

Furmanek, Olgierda

 

Transparency or Intervention: The Role of the Interpreter Based on the Philosophy of Dialogue. 2nd American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association Conference, Amherst, MA,         March 2004

 

New Careers in Foreign Languages, Foreign Language Association of North Carolina Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, October 2003

 

 

 

 

Gala, Candelas:

 

Invited lecture at the Pablo Neruda Centennial Celebration at UNC-G, Friday, April 23. Title of presentation: “Poetry ‘al alimón’: Pablo Neruda and Federico García Lorca

 

Organizer of a session entitled “Don Juan Re-Incarnated,” for the ISECS meeting, Los Angeles, August 2003.

 

Presenter in the same session of a paper entitled, “Don Giovanni: Classical Models and Warholian Reproductions.”

 

Gonzalez, Luis:

 

Does Grammar Belong in the Classroom? Good Grammar Does. Invited three-hour workshop at FLANC, Winston-Salem, NC, October 23, 2003.

 

“A Verber, Verbed, Verbee Grammar of Spanish."  Paper read at MIFLC, Charleston, South Carolina, October 10, 2003.

 

Hardcastle, Anna:

 

“Starved for Meaning:  Gen X and la picaresca in MañasHistorias del Kronen.” Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures, Boulder, Colorado, October 2003.

 

“Who’s Haunting Whom? in Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone.” 25th Annual Conference of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March 2004.

 

Kem, Judy:

 

"Women's Wiles and Misogyny in Symphorien Champier's Nef des princes (1502) and Nef des dames vertueuses (1503)" -- New College Conference, Sarasota, Florida (11 March 2004)  (Paper nominated for publication in Exemplaria.)

 

Tarte, Kendall:

 

Renaissance Society of America, New York, April 2004.  “Walking in the City under Siege (Poitiers, 1569).”

 

Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Pittsburgh, October 2003.  “The Beloved on Trial in La Puce de Madame des-Roches.”

 

 

Vitti, Antonio:

 

Paper presented at the AATI in November 2003

 

Paper presented at Ripi in Italy, February 2004

 

Wells, Byron:

 

L’Esprit de Julie.” Southeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Savannah, GA. March 2004.

 

Invited Participant. “Machiavelli and Savonarola: Religion, Republicanism, and Liberty.” Liberty Fund Seminar. San Francisco, CA. February 2004.

 

Session chair. “French Pot-pourri.” Southeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Savannah, GA. March 2003.

 

Session chair. “Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Enlightenment.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Boston, March 2004.

 

Whitley, Stanley:

 

2003 “Syntactic errors in the Spanish of Advanced Learners,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, College of Charleston, 10/10/2003

 

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies 

 

Albrecht, Jane:

 

Treasurer of the North American Catalan Society.

 

Ewalt, Margaret:

 

IASECS:  The Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies:  Elected at national ASECS (the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) to three-year term as Executive Committee Member-At-Large.

 

Gala, Candelas:

 

Member of the Editorial Board of Crítica Hispánica, a professional journal

 

Member of the Editorial Board for North Carolina Series in Romance Languages and Literatures, UNC-Chapel Hill

 

Lehigh University Press: evaluate a book manuscript for publication (five months)

Gonzalez, Luis:

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Language Learning. Since January 2003.

 

Turner, Encarna:

 

I worked in the editorial staff for REFLEJOS a Spanish student magazine published by our department.

Vitti, Antonio:

 

On the editorial board of Italica

 

Wells, Byron:

 

Editorial Board, Eighteenth-Century Studies

 

Executive Director, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

 

Vice President, Rousseau Association

 

Executive Committee, International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

 

Executive Committee of the CAO of the ACLS

 

Whitley, Stanley:

 

MIFLC President for 2005 (already active)

 

Reviewer for Georgetown University Press: 15 hrs.

 

 

IV.  External Grants Received 

 

Wells, Byron:

 

“Transnational Readings: Intercultural Discourse in the Eighteenth Century.” An international seminar for junior scholars. Center of 17th and 18th Century Studies. UCLA. $5000.00.