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Accomplishments

Lorena Becerra, Modern Language and Literature, was recognized with a Peach & Justice Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Luncheon at Pacific on January 17, 2012.

Katie Golsan, Modern Languages and Literature, guest-edited a special journal issue on Jean Renir's cinema for The South Central Review (published by Johns Hopkins UP).  Her "Introduction" and article, "Desperately Seeking Radha: Renir's The River and Its Reincarnation," appear in the volume.

Katie Golsan, Modern Languages and Literature, guest-edited a special journal issue on Jean Renoir's cinema for The South Central Review (published by Johns Hopkins UP).  Her "Introduction" and article, "Desperately Seeking Radha: Renoir's The River and Its Reincarnation," appear in the volume. 

Dr. Richman Presents


Kathy Richman presented "The Word That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Love in Barbara Johnson's Persons and Things" at a roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association at Rutgers University in April. She also chaired a panel on Haitian literature and presented the paper, "Exporting Hope: Adapting the Haitian Classic Gouverneurs de la Rosée in New York, Havana, and 1980's Port-au-Prince," in April at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. She was also honored as a University of the Pacific Woman of Distinction during Women's History Month. 


Dr. Roberts-Camps Presents and Publishes


Traci Roberts-Camps presented "Parallelism in Chilean director Carmen Luz Parot's Estadio Nacional" at the Cine-Lit Conference and International Film Festival. She also had her article "Female Solidarity in the Films of Maria Novaro" and her book review of an essay collection on Rosario Castellanos accepted for publication in Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana


Giráldez-Flynn Article Published in Germany


Dr. Arturo Giráldez and Dennis O. Flynn, Economics, had their article "Wiedergeboren: Ursprunge der Globalisierung im 16. Jarhundert. Asiatisch bzw. Globale versus europeische Dynamiken" published in the German journal Jahrbuch fur Eruopaische Uberseegeschichte 10, pp.27-64 (2010).


Dr. Martin Camps Selected for NEH Summer Seminar


Professor Martin Camps received a $3,300 National Endowment of the Humanities grant to attend a Summer Seminar in São Paulo, Brazil in July 2010. Dr. Camps was selected to participate along with 14 faculty members from across the nation out of a competitive pool of 85. In addition to conducting research, he engaged in discussions with other writers and participated in a seminar focused on Brazilian urban literature.
 
Dr. Camps also recently published "Race relations in Mexico in Angeles del abismo by Enrique Serna" in the journal Corrientes (Norway) and a book chapter "Travel and Landscape in the Contemporary Argentinean Novel" in The Natural World in Latin American Literatures.


The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900. Dr. Arturo Giráldez Publishes Book on Globalization in the 16th Century


Professors Arturo Giráldez (Modern Languages and School of International Studies) and Dennis O. Flynn (Economics) published China and the Birth of Globalization in the 16th Century (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate 2010). This volume in Ashgate's Variorum Collected Studies Series contains an introductory essay and reproduces eleven select articles published during the authors' 15-year collaboration.


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