Category: Faculty

Professor Adela Pineda wins the Premio Bellas Artes de Ensayo Literario Malcolm Lowry

December 1st, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Congratulations to Professor Adela Pineda on winning the Premio Bellas Artes de Ensayo Literario Malcolm Lowry!

Please visit the BU Latin American Studies News, found here, for more information.

Professor Alicia Borinsky newly publishes book, My Husband’s Woman

November 16th, 2016 in Books, Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Professor Alicia Borinsky just published new book, My Husband’s Woman.  You can read more about this at Literal Magazine.

Source: Literal Magazine

Source: Literal Magazine

Professor Adela Pineda wins Literary National Prize

November 4th, 2016 in Faculty, Latin American Studies Program, News, News Fall 2016

Congratulations to Professor Adela Pineda on winning a national prize in Mexico for her manuscript on Steinbeck and Mexico!

This prize is given at a national level, by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (the equivalent of Mexico’s National Endowment for the Arts).  Very prominent writers, including Jose Emilio Pacheco and Ignacio Padilla, have received the prize in the past.

Results information can be found here.

More information on the prize can be found here.

Successful launch event of Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor (directed by Professor Nancy Harrowitz)

October 21st, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Congratulations to Professor Nancy Harrowitz and a very successful launch event for the Minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies!  The Daily Free Press published an article detailing the news here.

Professor Dennis Costa has been elected Vice-President of the ISST

September 20th, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Professor Dennis Costa has been elected Vice-President of the International Society for the Study of Time (ISST).  The Society celebrated its 50th anniversary at its triennial conference in Edinburgh, UK this past summer.

Languages of In Betweeness: Lost Cities Go to Paradise

September 13th, 2016 in Events Off-Campus, Events Off-Campus Fall 2016, Faculty

Invitation Alicia Borinsky and Regina Galasso Sept 20 2016-2

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2016 Latin American Studies Program Fall Welcome Reception

September 12th, 2016 in Events, Events Fall 2016, Faculty, Graduate Students, Latin American Studies Program, Undergraduate Students

Click here for more information about the 2016 Latin American Studies Program Fall Welcome Reception.

2016 Orientation Programs

August 24th, 2016 in Events, Events Fall 2016, Faculty, Graduate Students

Orientation Date Location Contact Information Additional Information
2016 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences International Teaching Fellow Orientation August 22-30, 2016 Varies Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • N/A
2016 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Incoming PhD Student Orientation August 31, 2016 Metcalf Trustee Ballroom,
1 Silber Way,
9th Floor
Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • PhD Students matriculating in Fall 2016 are required to attend
2016 Department of Romance Studies Orientation September 1, 2016 Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, 4th Floor Katie McNamara (kmcnamar@bu.edu)
  • All students are required to attend
2016 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences New Teaching Fellow Orientation September 2, 2016 College of Arts and Sciences Building, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 522 Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • First-time Teaching Fellows, who matriculated in Fall 2015, are required to attend
2016 Department of Romance Studies Orientation: Pedagogy Day September 2, 2016 Varies French section –
Kate Lakin-Schultz (klakin@bu.edu)

Spanish section –
Alison Carberry Gottlieb (carberry@bu.edu)
  • All Teaching Fellows are required to attend
Fall 2016 ISSO International Graduate Student Orientation September 5, 2016 Alumni Auditorium, School of Law, 767 Commonwealth Avenue ISSO (isso@bu.edu)
  • International PhD Students matriculating in Fall 2016 are required to attend
  • Registration is required

Professor Jennifer Row receives external fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

August 1st, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Summer 2016

Professor Jennifer Row has been awarded a competitive external fellowship (2016-2017) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Research in Humanities.  As a Solmsen Fellow (in pre-1700 European Studies), she will be completing her book manuscript, Queer Velocities: Time, Sex and Biopower on the Early Modern Stage.

BUCH Fellowships Awarded to Professor Dorothy Kelly and Professor Daniel Erker

June 14th, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Summer 2016

Congratulations to Professor Dorothy Kelly, who will be a senior research fellow at BUCH next year, and Professor Danny Erker, who has a junior faculty fellowship at BUCH!

Here is the article which appeared in BU Today:
http://www.bu.edu/today/2016/center-for-the-humanities-fellowship-2016-2017/