Miyagawa Receives Grant for MOOC



Shigeru Miyagawa has received a grant from The US Japan Foundation for the MIT-Harvard Visualizing Japan edX MOOC project.

Clark Article Published in Print/Online



Catherine Clark's essay "'C'├ętait Paris en 1970': Urbanism, Amateur Photography, and Photographic History" was published this week in print and online. The article can be read in French through the following link:


An the English version of the article will appear online in the near future.

Weise Chairs Session at NeMLA



On April 5th, Peter Weise chaired a session on approaches to teaching the East German experience to undergraduate students in the US at the 45th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention in Harrisburg, PA.

Award For Excellence Report Online



The report from 2013 Award for Excellence winner, Jelimo Maswan, is now available online. You can view Jelimo's report here (pdf).

Awarded annually, the Award For Excellence in Foreign Languages is presented to an outstanding student of foreign language. The award includes a $1000 prize to be used for international travel and lodging for the undergraduate student who best reflects the Section's goals for achievement of proficiency in a foreign language, cultural understanding and enthusiasm in foreign language learning.