The Department of French and Italian

Recent Ph.D. Recipients

Bacuez, Nicholas. Software Engineer-Linguist, Intel, 2013 Graduate School Outstanding Dissertation Award. Automated Pattern Recognition for Intonation (Print). An Essay On Intonational Phonology and Categorization

Bethel, Marnie. World Languages Faculty, Albuquerque Academy. Rachel, the Circulation of the Image, and the Death of Tragedy

Boerm, Michael L.  Senior Lecturer, Baylor University. Pourquoi 'Pas': The Socio-Historical Linguistics Behind the Grammaticalization of the French Negative Marker

Bosworth, Yulia. Assistant Professor, Binghamton University, State University of New York. Weight and Feet in Quebecois

Burkhart, Claire. Faculty, University of North Carolina Wilmington. Reading and Writing Women: Representing the Femme de lettres in Stendhal, Balzac, Girardin, and Sand

Burnett-Henderson, Beth. Bourdieu's Linguistic Market and The Spread of French in Protectorate Morocco

Dalola, Amanda J. Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina. Un drôle de bruit_hhh: A sociophonetic examination of the production and perception of final vowel devoicing among L1 and L2 speakers of French.

de Mattos, Rudy F. Assistant Professor, Stonehill College. The Discourse of Women Writers in the French Revolution: Olympe de Gouges and Constance de Salm

Demos, Melissa. Assitant Professor, Hamilton College. Time and the Experience of Narrative in Italian Renaissance Art

Gaskill, Anne. Software Developer, The University of Texas at Austin. Italian Metaphony in Optimality Theory with Candidate Chains

Gertken, Libby. Priming of Relative Clause Attachment During Comprehension in French as a First and Second Language

Gott, Michael R. Assistant Professor, The University of Cincinnati. Re-Charting French Space: Transnationalism, Travel and Identity From the Postcolonial Banlieue to Post-Wall Europe

Gray II, Richard J. Associate Professor, Carson-Newman College. French Radio Drama from the Interwar to the Post-War Period (1922-1973)

Green, Viola. Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. Native and Non-Native Intuitions on the Phonology of Binomial Locutions

Guilloteau, Nancy. Distinguished Senior Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. Modification of Phonetic Categories in French as a Second Language: Experimental Studies with Conventional and Computer-Based Intervention Methods

Jones, Claire C. Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. From the Countryside and City to Edges and Interstices: Places and Spaces of the Quotidien in Contemporary French Film and Literature

Katz Bourns, Stacey L. Director of Language Programs in Romance Languages & Literatures, Harvard University. The Syntactic and Pragmatic Properties of the C'est-cleft Construction

Keating, Kelle L. Assistant Professor, Pepperdine University. Le Centre Culturel Aberdeen: Minority Francophone Discourses and Social Space

LeBoeuf, Ava C. Faculty, George Ranch High School. The Proverbe Dramatique Before Carmontelle

Lehman, Meredith. Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. Out of Place: Exilic Absence in the Writing and Photography of Hugo, Zola, and Loti

Mabrey, Beatrice. (Re)Membering the Past: WWII - The Years of Lead in Contemporary Italian Literature, Theater, and Cinema

Marchetti, Ettore Associate Lecturer, University of Exeter. Silenzio In Sala: Parla Il Cinema Italiano! New Linguistic Tendencies And The Language Of Contemporary Italian Comedy

McBride, Adam Assistant Professor, Bringham Young University. The Denasalization of French Nasal Vowels in Liaison

McCreary, Anne M. Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. Women in Circulation: Tracing Women and Words in Medieval Literary Economies

Megharbi, Nora. An Acquisition of the Perfective/Imperfective Aspectual Distinction in French: Output-Based Instruction vs. Processing Instruction

Mignot, Charles A. Professor of Practice, Tulane University. The Semantic Import of the French Preposition à 'At/To' in Verbal Argument Alternations

Monty, Julie A. Faculty, Arizona State University. Textualizing the Future: Godard, Rochefort, Beckett, and Dystopian Discourse

Myers, Lindsy L. Assistant Teaching Professor, The University of Missouri at Kansas City. WH-Interrogatives in Spoken French: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Their Form and Function

Paik, Jee G. Lecturer, The University of California at Santa Cruz. Expressing Emotions in a First and Second Language: Evidence From French and English

Parent, Sabrina. Head of Research, Université Libre de Bruxelles. West African Representations of World War II: Rewriting Thiaroye

Sabrina Parent

Pellet, Stephanie H. Associate Professor, Wake Forest University. The Development of Competence in French Interlanguage Pragmatics: The Case of the Discourse Marker Donc

Post, Rebekah The impact of communication mode and social factors on the use of French in code-switching by young adult speakers of Moroccan Arabic.

Rabatin, Matthew. Senior Research Program Coordinator at the Institute for Classical Archeaology, The University of Texas at Austin. O, Partigiano, Portami Via! Men, Sexuality and the Italian Resistance

Reichle, Robert V. Senior Program Coordinator, The University of Texas at Austin. Syntactic Focus Structure Processing: Behavioral and Electrophysiological Evidence from L1 and L2 French

Rey, Cécile H. Lecturer, University of Virginia. Planning Language Practices and Representations of Identity Within the Gallo Community in Brittany: A Case of Language Maintenance

Shariat, Mehrak. Linguistic Politeness in Medieval French

Shoemaker, Ellenor M. Assistant Professor, The University Sorbonne Nouvelle -- Paris 3. Acoustic Cues to Speech Segmentation in Spoken French: Native and Non-Native Strategies

Skidmore, Melissa E. Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin. Consuming Cultures: The Culinary Poetics of Francophone Women's Literature

Troyansky Dow, Anna. Mother Daughter Tongue: the Language Use of North African Women in France

(Wright) Robinson, Meredith N. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France. Tras a Memwa: The Emergence and Development of French Carribean Cinema


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