DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998

 
 
 
 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits
 
 

Albrecht, Jane W.

"The Golden Age Playgoing Public: From the Highest to the Lowest?" Bulletin of the Comediantes 49.1 (Summer 1997): 89-96.
 
 

Cesaretti, Enrico

"Locus Desacrationis, Nel Monastero Della Desinenza in A," Rinsta Di Studi Italiani, (Spring 1998).
 
 

Dragacci-Paulsen, Francoise

" …il serait certainement dangereux de lui permettre de pareilles lectures: Rimbaud et les "Misérables," Symposium, 51.2 (Summer 1997): 79-94.

"A Propos d’une autre "Affaire Rimbaud": Verlaine contre les collaborateurs du Décadent," French Forum, 23.1 (January 1998): 63-84.
 
 

Gala, Candelas S.

"Annotated Bibliography of the Works of and on Federico García Lorca." For The Life and Works of Federico Gracía Lorca. CDRom for Imago Mundi. Ed. Christopher Maurer, Madrid, (January 1998).

"Lorca: Diván del Tamarit, una escritura en trance." For The Life and Works of Federico García Lorca. CDRom for Imago Mundi. Ed. Christopher Maurer, Madrid, (January 1998).

"Lorca: Libro de poemas o las aventuras de una búsqueda personal y estética." For The Life and Works of Federico García Lorca. CDRom for Imago Mundi. Ed. Christopher Maurer, Madrid, (January 1998).

Review of "Audience and Authority in the Modernist Theater of Federico García Lorca," by Chrisophter Soufas, U of Alabama Press. International Review of Modernism (Fall/Winter 1997): 39-40.
 
 

González, Luis

"Teaching the Spanish Subjunctive: Why Not from the Concrete to the Abstract?" with Servio Bercerra. In Proceedings of the YSU’s 21st Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Youngstown, Ohio, (May 1998).
 
 

Margitic, Milorad

"Humour et parodie dans les comédies de Corneille," PFSCL XXV, 48 (1998): 157-165.

Review of G. Forestier’s Essai de génetigue théâtre de: Corneille à l’oeuvre (Paris: Klincksieck, 1996), in PFSCL XXIV, 46 (1997): 310-312.

Review of J. Lyons’ The Tragedy of Origins: Piere Corneille and Historical Perspective, (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996) in PFSCL XXIV, 97 (1997): 601-02.

Review of P. Dandrey’s ed. Of Corneille’s Polyeucte (Paris: Gallimard, 1996), in PFSCL XXV, 48 (1998): 292-93.
 
 

Murphy, Stephen

The Gift of Immortality. Myths of Power and Humanist Poetics, Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, (1997).

Questioni linguistiche e retoriche: Collected articles, co-editor Aldo Scaglione, New York: Peter Lang, (1997).

Review of Marie-Hélène Prat, Les Mots du corps: Un Imaginaire lexical dans "Les Tragiques" d’Agrippa d’Aubigné, in Sixteenth Century Journal 28, (1997).

Review of Michèle Clément, Une poésie de crise: Poètes baroques et mystiques, in Sixteenth Century Journal 28, (1997).

Review of Ullrich Langer, Perfect Friendship: Studies in Literature and Moral Philosophy from Boccaccio to Corneille, in Renaissance Quarterly 50, (1997).

Review of Valerius Maximus, Faits et dits mémorables: Livres I-III, in Renaissance Quarterly, 50, (1997).
 
 

Wells, Byron R.

Review of Qu’est-ce Qu’une Femme? By Antoine-Léonard Thomas, Denis Diderot, and Louise De La Livé d’Epinay. Edited by Elisabeth Badinter, The Eighteen-Century: A Current Bibliography 14: 252-53.
 
 

Whitley, M. Stanley

"Grammar is not a Four-Letter Word," Perspectives in Foreign Language Teaching (Selected Proceedings of Youngstown State University on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures), Vol. 10:22-60.
 
 

II. Papers and Presentations
 
 

Brock, Genevieve

Paper: "Jean Meslier: Revolutionary Atheist Priest." Presented at the following:

SEASECS Conference, Atlanta, GA, March, 1998, Early Modern Cultural Studies Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, December, 1997, and Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Greenville, NC, October, 1997.
 
 

Cesaretti, Enrico

Paper: "A. Savinio: Il Nomade-Costruttore." American Association of Italian Studies, April, 1998.
 
 

Dragacci-Paulsen, Francoise

Paper: "Portrait de Rimbaud en Afrique." Eighteenth Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages & Literatures, U of Cincinnati, May, 1998.

Paper: "Portrait de Rimbaud en Afrique." Fourth Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Languages, Chapel Hill, NC, March, 1998.
 
 

Gala, Candelas S.

Paper: "Bridging the Gap Between Language and Literature." FLANC, Research Triangle Park, NC, October, 1997.

Paper: "Todo es coser y cantar: las bordadoras en la urdimbre de una estética lorquiana de la ironía." U of Rhode Island, Kingston, April, 1998.

Paper: "Dismantling Romanctic Utopias: María Beneyto’s Poetry Between Tradition and Protest." U of Rhode Island, Kingston, April 1998.

Paper: "When Italy Meets the Eye of a Spaniard: Maria Victoria Atencia, a Poet with a View." Circolo Italiano, Winston-Salem, NC, November, 1998.
 
 

González, Luis

Paper: "A More Predictive Theory of Thematic Roles." Spring Linguistics Colloquium, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC, March 21, 1998.

Paper: "From the Concrete to the Abstract or Why the Order of Presentation of the Subjunctive Should be Reversed." Twenty-First Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, October 24, 1997.

Paper: "Sixteenth Century French Marriage Manuals and Their Women Readers." Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, October 23, 1997.
 
 

Miguel-Prendes, Soledad

Paper: "A Specific Case of the Docta foemina: Luisa Siegea and her Duarum virginum colloquium de vita aulica et privata." X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Estudios Neolatinos, Avila, Spain, August, 1997.

Organized special session "Wives and Monsters: The Construction of Feminine Identity in Castilian Humanism." X Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Estudios Neolatinos, Avila, Spain, August, 1997.
 
 

Murphy, Stephen

Paper: "Budé and the Heritage of Italian Humanism." International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, Avila, Spain, August, 1997.

Paper: "Henri Estienne and the Question of Parody." Renaissance Society of America, College Park, Maryland, March, 1998.
 
 

Pujol, Ton

Paper: "Pepita Jiménez: the Meaning of Valera’s Novel." Hofstra U, October 1997.

Paper: "La Quimera o la venganza intertextual." University of Cincinnati, May 1998.
 
 

Tarte, Kendall

Paper: "Madeleine Des Roches’s Mythological Echo." Sixteenth Century Studies conference, Atlanta, GA, October, 1997.

Paper: "Fear in Rodogune." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY, April, 1998.

Paper: "Reading Readers Read." South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA, November, 1997.

Paper: "Fictions of the Self: Language and Representation in Rousseau." Columbia U, March, 1998.
 
 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies
 
 

Albrecht, Jane

Secretary of the North American Catalan Society.
 
 

Friedman, Mary Lusky

Manuscript evaluator, University of Texas Press.
 
 

Gala, Candelas S.

Editorial Board of Critica Hispánica.

Member of the Committee: Graduate Student Paper Competition; Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies.

Reviewer for Letras Peninsulares.

Evaluated the academic record of a candidate for tenure and promotion at Illinois Wesleyan U, Fall 1997.

Evaluated Verbum, a Madrid publishing company, for the purpose of evaluating a candidate for tenure and promotion at UNC-Greensboro, Fall 1997.
 
 

Margitic, Milorad

Associate Editor, Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages.

Editorial Board, Cahiers du Six-Septième.
 
 

Rodgers, Catherine

Translation and Consultation for private agencies (Champion Industries, WFU-MBA, Collaboration Co.).
 
 

Wells, Byron R.

Editorial Board, Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Editorial Board, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture.

Executive Secretary, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Past President, Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
 

IV. External Grants Received
 
 

None.