News & Announcements for French and Italian

News & Announcements for French and Italian

  • Just Published: “Translation as Innovation: Bridging the Sciences and the Humanities”, co-edited by Patricia Phillips-Batoma
    5/26/2016
    “Translation as Innovation: Bridging the Sciences and the Humanities” was the theme of the second biennial conference coordinated through a partnership between the Center for Translation Studies at the University of Illinois and the Centre d’Études sur la Traduction at the University of Paris Denis-Diderot. The proceedings of that conference, collected here, examine the role of translation in the transmission of knowledge, particularly in the sciences, recognizing translation as a non-neutral activity and instead as an act that may enhance topic awareness or even generate debate. Patricia Phillips-Batoma received her PhD in French from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She teaches courses for the professional track of the MA in Translation and Interpreting, and has an affiliate appointment with the Department of French and Italian.
  • Two French majors included on the 2016 Bronze Tablet
    5/20/2016
    Congratulations to Soffia Kuehner Gray and Alexis March (B.A. in French 2016) who made it onto the 2016 Bronze Tablet, recognizing the most highly achieving graduates college-wide every year: http://www.las.illinois.edu/news/2016/bronzetablet_sp16/
  • French Major Wins Award for Best Research Presentation
    5/12/2016
    Marshall Janevicius, a senior majoring in French, received the Stevick Foundation Excellence in Humanities/FAA Research, Outstanding Presentation award for a presentation about his honors thesis, entitled "The EU, the Schengen Area, and the Refugee Crisis.” Prof. Mroz directed the thesis. Congratulations, Marshall!
  • Charlotte Prieu appointed to SAGE
    5/6/2016
    Charlotte Prieu,graduate student in French, has been appointed to the committee Students Advising on Graduate Education (SAGE): http://www.grad.illinois.edu/committees/sage
  • Charlotte Prieu receives Best Documentary Film award
    5/6/2016
    Charlotte Prieu, graduate student in French, received an award for the Best Documentary at the Feminist Film Festival of the University of Illinois for the film that she co-directed, titled "It Happens Here". The video is available on youtube: https://youtu.be/ywruUKSPKZw. Please note that it is related to sexual assault.