DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1998 TO JUNE 30, 1999

 


I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Albrecht, Jane W.

Book review: "Tirso de Molina: His Originality Then and Now." Bulletin of the Comediantes, 50.1 (Summer 1998): 113-115.

Anthony, Elizabeth M.

"From Fauna to Flora in Agnes Varda’s Cleo de 5 a 7." Literature/Film Quarterly 26.2 (1998): 88-96.

Cesaretti, Enrico

"The Representation of the Arts in Visconti’s ‘The Leopard’" in: L’anello che non tiene. Journal of Modern Italian Studies. Spring (1999).

Friedman, Mary Lusky

"La presencia de Chiloé en La desesperanza de José Donoso." Anthropos (Barcelona). (June 1999)

Gala, Candelas S.

"Hacia una sociología del signo poético: el Romancero de la guerra civil española." Letras Peninsulares 11.1 (Spring 1998): 247-261.

"Dismantling Romantic Utopias: María Beneyto’s Poetry Between Tradition and Protest." Studies in Twentieth Century Literature 23.2 (Summer 1999): 275-295.

"Identidad, Lenguaje y cotidianidad en la poesía de María Victoria Atencia." La poesía de María Victoria Atencia, Un acercamiento crítco. Ed. Sharon K. Ugalde. Madrid: Huerga Fierro, 1998: 91-108.

Book Review: An Introduction to Fernando Pessoa. Modernism and the Paradoxes of Authorship. International Review of Modernism 2.2 (Spring/Summer 1999): 52-53

Kem, Judy

"François Villon." The French and Occitan Middle Ages, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc., 1999.

Miguel-Prendes, Sol

"A Specific Case of the Docta Foemina: Luisa Sigea and her Duarum Virginum Colloquium de Vita Aulica et Privata." Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Abulensis: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies (Avila, 1997). Arizona: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1999.

Murphy, Stephen

Review of Marie-Madeleine de La Garanderie, Christianisme et lettres profanes. Renaissance Quarterly 51 (1998)

Review of Guy de Tervarent, Attributs et symboles dans l’art profane, 2nd ed. Sixteenth Century Journal 30 (1999).

Romo, Leticia I.

La ley del amor, de Laura Esquivel: la novela multimedia y la crisis entre realidad y ficción a finales del siglo XX. Secolas Annals. Vol. XXX (March 1999): 44-51.

Vitti, Antonio C.

"Il cinema nell’aula." RLA Annual.

Three interviews with Italian filmmakers in CJI Studies. Edited special issue of CJI Studies on Contemporary Italian Cinema.

Co-edited special issue of Italian Culture Magazine.

Wells, Byron R.

"Language and Solitude: Paradox of the Dialogues." Pensé Libre, 7 (1998): 51-59.

Whitley, M. Stanley

"Psych Verbs: Transitivity Adrift." Hispanic Linguistics, Spring 1999.

"Lo es: un clítico anómalo en la teoría de roles." With Luis González, Hispania, June 1999.

II. Papers and Presentations

Albrecht, Jane W

Paper: "The Terms ‘Vulgo’ and ‘Mosquetero’ in the Spanish Golden Age." Nineteenth International Golden Age Drama Symposium, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, March 1999.

Anthony, Elizabeth M.

Paper: "Belonging and Exile in Simone Schwartz-Bart’s Ton beau capitaine." First International Conference on Caribbean Literature, Nassau, Bahamas, Nov. 4-6, 1998.

Chair: "Maryse Condé: Communauté artillaises réalles et imaginaires." First International Conference on Caribbean Literature, Nassau, Bahamas, Nov. 4-6, 1998.

Paper: "Trahir dans tous les sens. Simone Schwartz-Bart’s Ton beau capitaine." Sixteenth Annual Colloquium in Twentieth Century French Studies, Chapel Hill, NC, March 24-26, 1999.

Cesaretti, Enrico

Paper: "La Parola E L’immaine: Al cune considerazioni so G. Leopardi E C.D. Friedrich"

AAIS Conference, Eugene, OR, April 15-18, 1999.

Gala, Candelas S.

Respondent at a session on Twentieth Century Spanish Poetry, Asociación de Literatura Femenina Hispánica, Arizona State University, September, 1998.

Paper: "Artistic Partnerships: Lorca, Dalí and Buñuel." La Chispa, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 1999.

Paper: "Textile/Textual Patterns: Lorca’s Artistic Tapestry." Keynote Speaker, Symposium in honor of F.G. Lorca and V. Aleixandre. Chestnut Hill College, PA, December, 1998.

Paper: "Desarticulando utopías románticas: la poesía de María Beneyto entre tradición y protesta." Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas. Madrid: July, 1998.

Kem, Judy

Paper: "La Gaillardise" and the Rhétoriqueurs. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY, April 1998.

Margitic, Milorad

Presented a paper at the International Literary Conference in Bristol, UK (July 1998)

Miguel-Prendes, Sol

Paper: "Del exemplum a la virtud: Luisa Sigea o la contradicción de la mujer erudita." XIII Congreso de la Asociacion Internacional de Hispanistas, Madrid, July 1998.

Murphy, Stephen

Paper: "Sacrificial Poetics in France." Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, October, 1998.

Paper: "Repetition and Difference, or the Uses of Cento." Renaissance Society of America, March, 1999.

Padrón-Bermejo, Violeta

Paper: "Cultura popular e identidad Nacional." Un anáilisis de Ciénaga de Luis Felipe Rodríguez.

Conference on Cuban & Cuban American Studies. Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University, Miami, FL, March 18-20, 1999.

Sanhueza, Teresa

Paper: "Construcción de los personajes dramáticos en Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt." La Chispa Conference, Tulane University, February 1999.

Paper: "Relojero de Armando Discépolo: la culminación del grotesco criollo." XXXII Congreso del Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile, July 1998.

Tarte, Kendall

Paper: "’La Venimeuse langue’: The Function of Insult in Hélisenne de Crenne’s Epistres invectives."

Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, Chapel Hill, NC, March 18-20, 1999.

Vitti, Antonio C.

Paper: RLA Purdue Conference

Paper: AATI Annual Meeting

Paper: AIHS Annual Meeting

Wells, Byron R.

Paper: "Dialogues with the Emperor: Voltaire’s Voice of Reason." The Great World Metropolises of the Eighteenth Century, Bejing, September 1998.

Paper: "Eighteenth Century Venetian Beauties: The Letters of Charles de Brosses." AATI, Crotone, December 1998.

Paper: "Voltaire, China, and the Spirit of Cosmopolitanism." SEASECS, Knoxville, March 1999.

Paper: "Rousseau’s Legislators and the Exemplar of Sparta." Rousseau Association, Durham, May 1999.

Paper: "Julie ou la Nouvelle Clarisse: Amour, vertu et la question du moi." Association Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Geneva, June 1999.

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

Albrecht, Jane W.

Secretary-Treasurer North American Catalan Society

Gala, Candelas S.

Editorial Board for Professional Journal, Crítica Hispánica

Editorial Board for the North Carolina Series in Romance Languages and Literatures

Officer at the SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) session on Curriculum

Reviewer for Bucknell University Press

Reviewer for Studies in Twentieth Century Literature

Evaluator for a candidate for promotion to Full Professor, Loyola U, 1998-99

Evaluator for a candidate for promotion to Full Professor at the University of Nebraska, 1998-99

Kem, Judy

Secretary-Treasurer, American Association of University Professors (Wake Chapter)

Margitic, Milorad

Associate Editor, "Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures"

Editorial Board, "Cahiers du Dix-Septième"

Elected to the Executive Committee of the North-American Society for Seventeenth Century French Literature

Vitti, Antonio C.

Editor for RLA Annual

Editor for Italica

Editor for Canadian Journal of Italian Studies

Wells, Byron R.

Editorial Board, Eighteenth-Century Studies

Editorial Board, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture

Executive Director, ASECS

Tenure Review for candidate for promotion to Full Professor, Mary Washington College

Whitley, M. Stanley

Consultation for revision of Camino oral (textbook of Spanish phonetics by Richard Teschner) for McGraw Hill

IV. External Grants Received

Wells, Byron R.

ASECS Book Reviews On-Line (submitted on behalf of ASECS), Mellon Foundation

Requested: $96,000

Funded: $96,000