Award

LCL Fêtes its Graduate Students at 2016 Annual Awards Soirée

Award1The Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages held its Graduate Student Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 21st, welcoming students, staff, and faculty – along with friends and family – to honor some of the standout graduate students of the 2015-16 academic year. Department Head Gustavo Nanclares delivered some brief remarks and introduced the various award presenters, while Professor and recent Co-Head appointee Jennifer Terni oversaw the crowd’s enjoyment of her spectacularly orchestrated spread of food and drink. The Department is pleased congratulate the following award recipients:

Excellence in Teaching

Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies

Simone Puleo

French

Ryan Evelyn

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Britta Meredith

Italian Literary and Cultural Studies

Silvia DeAngelis

Spanish

Charles LeBel

Excellence in Research

Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies

Arnab Dutta Roy

French

Elisabeth Herbst Buzay

German

Niko Tracksdorf

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Denis Forasacci

Spanish

William Stark

The Borys and Lida S. Bilokur Award

Rafael Jaros

 

 

LCL Fêtes its Graduate Students at 2016 Annual Awards Soirée

Award1The Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages held its Graduate Student Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 21st, welcoming students, staff, and faculty – along with friends and family – to honor some of the standout graduate students of the 2015-16 academic year. Department Head Gustavo Nanclares delivered some brief remarks and introduced the various award presenters, while Professor and recent Co-Head appointee Jennifer Terni oversaw the crowd’s enjoyment of her spectacularly orchestrated spread of food and drink. The Department is pleased congratulate the following award recipients:

Excellence in Teaching

Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies

Simone Puleo

French

Ryan Evelyn

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Britta Meredith

Italian Literary and Cultural Studies

Silvia DeAngelis

Spanish

Charles LeBel

Excellence in Research

Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies

Arnab Dutta Roy

French

Elisabeth Herbst Buzay

German

Niko Tracksdorf

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Denis Forasacci

Spanish

William Stark

The Borys and Lida S. Bilokur Award

Rafael Jaros

 

 

LCL Celebrates Outstanding Students at 2016 Undergraduate Award Ceremony

AwardceremonyThe Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages was pleased to host a large crowd on April 27th at the annual LCL Undergraduate Award Ceremony. Among those present to congratulate this year’s crop of outstanding students was Guest of Honor Justice William P. Robinson III, Supreme Court Justice of the State of Rhode Island and UConn Alumnus (PhD French). LCL is proud to acknowledge the achievements of the following recipients:

 

AWARD IN ARABIC STUDIES 

Excellence in Arabic Language:

John Thomas Ciurylo

 

 AWARDS IN CHINESE STUDIES

Excellence in Chinese:

Hans Rutgers Massaquoi

Michael Cala

Caitlyn Durfee

Harrison Hall

Laura Madeline Jones

Maya Munstermann

Emily Prue

 

 AWARD IN CLASSICS & ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES

The Allen M. Ward Prize in Ancient Greek

Alyssa Luis

 

AWARDS IN FRENCH STUDIES

The Gene J. Barberet and B. June Gilliam Scholarship

Justine Plourde

The Fannie Hatheway Boss Prizes

Lucas Bladen

Betty Noe

 The Marie Naudin Award

Carmen Hatchell

The Paul and Joan Meyer Award

Jane Eklund

The Dr. Gene J. Barberet Award

Daniela Doncel

 

AWARDS IN GERMAN STUDIESAwardceremony2

The Marlis Zeller Cambon Scholarship

Jessica Rehaag

The Lederer Prize

Alison Hosey

Excellence in German in the Eurotech Program

Brian Sheehan

State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Study Abroad Scholarships

Siena Biales

Nikita Noskov

Hubert Bis

Donald O’Boyle III

Travis Braisted

Nicholas Oliveira

Josiah Butler

Paige Orlofsky

Hayden Clarkin

Carolynn Pahner

Justin Claspell

Chanhyun Park

John Galligan

Maria Rozman

Conor Glettenberg

Kyle Sanford

Alison Hosey

Sydney Smith-Romanski

Dustin Kaiser

Christian Schirmer

Amber Levasseur

Katherine Stone

Thomas McMorrow

Philip Syrrist

Owen Wilcox

 

AWARDS IN HEBREW & JUDAIC STUDIES

Sylvia and Leo Dashefsky Award fo

r Excellence in Hebrew Studies

Lea Anne Toubiana

The Cohen‐Henes Award

Kerry Carnahan

Seliger Holocaust Studies Award

Lorraine Gordon

 

AWARDS IN ITALIAN LITERARY & CULTURAL STUDIES

The Friends of Franco Masciandaro Award

Danielle Ullo

The Glauco Cambon Memorial Scholarship

Jacqueline Bodnar

 

AWARDS IN SPANISH STUDIES

Excellence in Spanish Prizes

Allison Battista

Carly Bernheimer

Christiana Field

Ryan Kauer

Matthew Kosior

Alexandra Leonelli

Andrew Lutz

Diana C. Macklem

Michael Mcguigan

Ariana Scurti

Emily Socha

John Sullivan

Jeffrey Tamucci

Jessica Tosti

 

 DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS

Outstanding Senior Scholars

Chinese

Sean Lee

Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Andrew Harnedy

French

Michael Roy

German

Nicole Henry

Italian Literary & Cultural Studies

Larisa Virvo

Spanish

Paulina Rowe

The Chester Obuchowski Memorial Scholarship

Melissa Scarbrough (French)

Peri Stevens (Spanish)

Aetna Translation Award

Congratulations to Nathaniel Herter! His translation “Ovid-Amores, 11.13 – Ovid (Naso) Prayers for his Lover’s Life” has won the 2014-2015 Aetna Translation Award.