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Recent Faculty Publications
 

Recent Faculty Publications

As you can see from the list of faculty publications shown below, our faculty conduct research in a wide variety of languages, lieteratures, and cultures.

 

Eugenia Casielles, Associate Professor - Spanish

Recent Publications

Casielles, E. and Progovac, L. (2010). “On Protolinguistic “Fossils”: Subject-Verb vs. Verb-Subject Structures.” In Smith, A.D.M et al. (eds.) The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference (EVOLANG8). New Jersey: World Scientific, 66-73.

Casielles, E. and Progovac, L. (2012). “Protosyntax: A Thetic (Unaccusative) Stage?” Theoria et Historia Scientiarum IX, 29-48.

Casielles, E. (2013) “Radical Code-switching in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 90.4, 475-487.
 
Casielles, E. (2013). “Some remarks on overt subjects of infinitives in Spanish” In A Life in Language. Estudios en Homenaje al Profesor José Luis González Escribano. Oviedo: Ediciones de la Universidad de Oviedo, 49-72.

Andruski, J., Casielles, E. and Nathan, G. (forthcoming). “Is bilingual babbling language specific? Some evidence from a case study of Spanish-English dual acquisition.” To appear in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Casielles, E. (forthcoming). “La vulnerabilidad del sujeto en el habla infantil: ¿un problema categórico?” To appear in Estudios en Homenaje al Profesor José Antonio Martínez. Oviedo: Ediciones de la Universidad de Oviedo.

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Edith Michaeli Covensky, Senior Lecturer - Hebrew

Books

Love Embraces Love, 2011. (Hebrew-Arabic-English)

On the Existence of Love, 2011. (Hebrew-English)

Allusion to Auschwitz,  2012. (Hebrew)

Matters of Sand, 2012. (Hebrew-English)

On the Border of Water.  2012. (Hebrew-English)

Translation of Fugues into English by Eduard and Susann Codish completed. June, 2010.   

Translation of A Different Loneliness into English by Eduard and Susann Codish completed. June, 15, 2011. 


Raffaele De Benedictis, Associate Professor - Italian

Book:

Wordly Wise: The Semiotics of Discourse in Dante’s Commedia. Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics 84. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.

Articles in Refereed Journals:

De Benedictis, Raffaele. “Il cimitero di Praga: The Epistemic Implication between Lies and Reality.” Forum Italicum 45.2 (2011): 428-41.

De Benedictis, Raffaele. Italy, The Crossroads Between Religious Fundamentalism and Economic Despotism.” Italica 87.3 (2010): 676-93.

De Benedictis, Raffaele. “Dante’s Epistola a Can Grande: Allegory, Discourse,a dn their Semiotic Implications.” Quaderni d’Italianistica XXXI.1 (2010): 3-42

De Benedictis, Raffaele. “De vulgari eloquentia: Dante’s Semiotic Workshop.” Italica, 86 (2009):189-211.

Book Reviews Published in Academic Journals:

Eco, Umberto. Il Cimitero di Praga. Milano: Bompiani, 2010. Italica 88.2 (2011):313-15.

Ciabattoni, Francesco. Dante’s Journey to Polophony. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. NeMLA Italian Studies (Fall 2012).


 Michael J. Giordano,  Professor - French

 Books

The Art of Meditation and the French Renaissance Love Lyric: The Poetics of Introspection in Maurice Scève’s ‘Délie, object de plus haulte vertu’ (1544). Toronto: The University of Toronto Press, 2010.  668 pp.

In Progress - The French Renaissance Anatomical Blazon and Its Cultural Correlates: Comparative Literature, Emblematics, Mannerism, Descriptive Anatomy, Nominalism.

Articles

“Emblem and Exemplum in Maurice Scève’s Délie, object de plus haulte vertu (1544).” In The International Emblem: From Incunabula to the Internet. Ed. Simon McKeown. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2010. Pp. 412-425.

Chapters in Press

“Explication de texte:  Sexualité cosmique et apocalypse du sujet amoureux (dizain 62):  Maurice Scève, Délie. “ Concours de l’agrégation du second degree: Section lettres modernes.  Série XVIe siècle.  Ed. Bruno Roger-Vasselin. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France. Pp. 265-280.

“Agnolo Bronzino’s Art of Emblazoning:  The Young Man with a Book, Lucrezia Panciatichi, Saint Bartholomew, and Laura Battiferri.”  In Agnolo Bronzino: New Perspectives. Ed. Liana Cheney.  New  Academy Press.

Chapter in Progress

“Raison et non-sens:  Une comparaison entre Le Moyen de parvenir de Bérolade de Verville et Tristram Shandy de Laurence Sterne.”   Le roman béroladien et l’évolution du genre romanesque. Ed. Colette Winn.                                                           

Paper Presentations

“The Art of Printing and the Textual Interest of Maurice Scève’s Délie, object de plus haulte vertu, 1544.” Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. Sponsored by The History of the Book, Paleography, and Manuscript Tradition. Washington, D.C., March 2012.

“The Art of Poetry in the Sixteenth Century French Emblem.”  The Ninth International Meeting of the Society for Emblem Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland,  June 2011.

Book Review

Hélène Diebold. Maurice Scève et la poésie de l’emblème. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2011. Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 65, No. 2 (Summer 2012), pp. 518-519.

Book Review in Progress

Béroalde de Verville: Le Palais des curieux. Édition critique par Véronique Luzel. Genève: Droz, 2012.


Donald Haase, Professor - German and Associate Dean of CLAS

Edited Volumes:

Editor, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales. 3 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2008. Print and E-book versions

Journal Articles:

“Kiss and Tell: Orality, Narrative, and the Power of Words in ‘Sleeping Beauty.’” Etudes de Lettres 289.3-4 (2011): 275-92.

“Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies.” Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies 24.1 (2010): 17-38.

Book Chapters:

“Dear Reader.” Marvelous Transformations. Ed. Christine Jones and Jennifer Schacker. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2012. 539-44.

“Fairy Tales, Hope, and the Culture of Defeat from the Postbellum American South to Postwar Germany.” Kriegs - und Nachkriegskindheiten: Studien zur literarischen Erinnerungskultur für junge Leser. Ed. Gabriele von Glasenapp and Hans-Heino Ewers. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 2008. 455-64.

Foreword. Some Day Your Witch Will Come. By Kay Stone. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2008. ix-xi.

Chapter for Web-Based Resource:

“Grimm's Children's and Household Tales.” Children and Youth in History. The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. 2008. Item 109. http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/case-studies/109.

Encyclopedia Article:

“Weltanschauung, Weltbild.” Enzyklopädie des Märchens: Handwörterbuch zur historischen und vergleichenden Erzählforschung. Ed. Rolf Wilhelm Brednich et al. Vol. 14. Göttingen: de Gruyter, 2012.


Lisabeth Hock, Associate Professor - German

The Gender of Melancholy in Nineteenth-Century German Psychiatry.” The History of Psychiatry. 22.4 (December 2011) 449-465.

"The MLA Report and the Urban, Public Institution." Neues Curriculum. Journal for Best Practices in Higher Education German Studies 1.1 (2009): 4-11.

“The Melancholy Pro(creation) of Franziska zu Reventlow and Gabriele Reuter” The Women in German Yearbook 23 (2007): 102-125.

“Information Literacy Across the German-Studies Curriculum.” Die Unterrichtspraxis 40.1 (Spring 2007): 46-56.


Leisa Kauffmann, Assistant Professor - Spanish

Chapter in Edited Anthology

“The Re-invented Man-god of Colonial Texcoco: Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Nezahualcoyotl.” Forthcoming in Texcoco: Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Perspectives. Jongsoo Lee and Galen Brokaw, eds. U of Colorado P. Forthcoming,

Articles

The Theatre of Terror: Staging Encounter in Sahagún’s 1585 Revision of Book XII of the Historia general de las cosas de la Nueva España.” Forthcoming in the Journal of the Midwest Modern Languages Association.

“The Vulva, The Pen and the (Devouring) Mouth: Nahua Myth and the Authorizing of Writing in Anzaldúa's "Atravesando Fronteras/Crossing Borders." Forthcoming in MELUS.

“Figures of Time and Tribute: The Trace of the Colonial Subaltern in Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl's Historia de la nación chichimeca.” The Global South 4.1 (2010): 31–47.

"The Indian Church and the Age of the Spirit: Joachimist Millenialism and Fray Toribio de Motolinía's Historia de los indios de la Nueva España." A Contracorriente 7.2 (2010): 199–136. <http://www.ncsu.edu/acontracorriente/winter_10/>.


Thomas D. Kohn, Associate Professor - Classics

Book Published

The Dramaturgy of Senecan Tragedy, forthcoming from University of Michigan Press.

Articles Published

“The Wishes of Theseus.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 138.2 (2008) 379-92.

Oratio Recta in Senecan Tragedy.” Prudentia 39.2 (2007) 51-76, published in 2010.

“Stage Directions in Parenthesis in Roman Epic,” forthcoming in Classical Quarterly.


Haiyong Liu, Associate Professor - Chinese

Books

(In press, 2013) Nonverbal Communication: implications in the Chinese L2 classroom. In Studies and Global Perspectives of Second Language Teaching and Learning. J. W. Schwieter (Ed.) Information Age Publishing

2008 “Bu-Yu”, the Complex-Predicate Structures in Mandarin. Munich: Lincom Europa, Chinese Linguistics Series 4

Journal Articles

Expletive Negation in Mandarin Cha-Dian-Mei 'miss-not-bit' + V Structure. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 39:1 123-148 (2011)

with 程邦雄 (Bangxiong Cheng) 危艳丽 (Yanli Wei)) 现代汉语模糊小量的语用文化特征 (The Pragmatic and Cultural Property of Chinese Fuzzy Small Quantity). <<语言研究>> (Studies in Language and Linguistics) 30.3: 90-92 (2011)

(with 刘杰 (Jie Billinger) 王彦渝 (Yanyu Ward)) 如何公平、有效地评改中文测试 (How to Effectively and Objectively Measure Learning Outcome via Chinese Assessment). <<国际汉语教学新视野>> (Chinese Your Way) http://confucius.msu.edu/publications/Feb2010.pdf (2010)

The Acquisition of Mandarin Aspects and Modals: Evidence from the acquisition of negation. Language and Linguistics 10.1: 133-160 (2010)

 Learning to Compose: characteristics of advanced Chinese heritage writers. Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics 12(1): 63-80 (2009)

高年级汉语继承语学生的写作特点及其教学 (Characteristics and Pedagogy of Higher-level Chinese Writing as a Heritage Language). <<海外华文教育>> (Overseas Chinese Education), vol. 51: 40-45 (2009) 


Kate Paesani, Associate Professor - French

Journal Articles

(In press) Paesani, K. A sociocultural approach to foreign language teacher professionalization: Lesson planning and concept development. In D. Soneson & E. Tarone (Eds.), Expanding our horizons: Selected papers from the seventh international conference on language teacher education. Minneapolis: CARLA.

(2012) Paesani, K., & Allen, H.W. Beyond the language-content divide: A review of research on advanced collegiate foreign language teaching and learning. Foreign Language Annals, 45, s54-s75.

(2011). Research in language-literature instruction: Meeting the call for change? Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. , 31, 161-181.

(2010). A literacy-based approach to foreign language teacher development. In H. W. Allen & H. H. Maxim (Eds.), Educating the future foreign language professoriate for the 21st century. Boston: Heinle & Heinle.

(2010). with H. W. Allen. Exploring the feasibility of a pedagogy of multiliteracies in introductory foreign language courses. L2 Journal, 2, 119-142.

(2010). with C. M. Barrette & K. Vinall. Toward an integrated curriculum: Maximizing the use of target language literature. Foreign Language Annals, 42(2), 216-230.

(2010). Instructor's Resource Manual. Chez Nous: Branché sur le monde francophone. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

(2009). Exploring the stylistic content of Exercices de style. The French Review, 82(6), 116-128.


Michele Valerie Ronnick,  Professor - Classics

Published Chapters

“Virgil in the Black American Experience,” in The Blackwell Companion to Virgil, eds. Michael C. J. Putnam and Joseph Farrell, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, pp. 376-390.

“Saintly Souls:” White Teachers’ Instruction of Greek and Latin to African American Freedmen,” Free At Last! The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire, eds. Teresa Ramsby and Sinclair Bell, Gerald Duckworth & Co., 2011, pp. 177-208.

Published Articles

“Classical Elements of the Warrior-Hero Motif in Clifford Odet’s Golden Boy (1937),” Res Publica Litterarum 31 (2008) pp. 165-167. [published 2010]

“African American Classicist William Sanders Scarborough (1852-1926) and the 1921 Film of the Oresteia at Cambridge University,” Comparative Drama: Special Issue on 'Translation, Performance, and Reception of Greek Drama, 1900-1950: International Dialogues,” (ed.) Amanda Wrigley, 44/45 (Winter/Spring 2010-2011) pp. 531-532.

“Black Classicism: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising,’” Classical Journal 106(2011) pp. 359-70.

“Don’t sit under the apple tree (with anyone else but me)”: A Note on Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice (2002),” Classical and Modern Literature 28 (2008) 1-3. [published 2011]


Anne Rothe, Associate Professor - German

Scholarly Books Published

Popular Trauma Culture: Selling the Pain of Others in the Mass Media (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2011)

Chapters Published

“Das Dritte Reich als antifaschistischer Mythos im kollektiven Gedächtnis der DDR – Christa Wolfs Kindheitsmuster als Teil- und Gegendiskurs.” [The Third Reich as Antifascist Myth in East German Collective Memory – Christa Wolf’s Patterns of Childhood as Intrinsic and Counter Discourse] In Moshe Zuckermann (ed.) Deutsche Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts im Spiegel der deutschsprachigen Literatur [20th-Century German History as Reflected in German-Language Literature] Göttingen: Wallstein 2003, pp. 87-111.

“The Third Reich and the Holocaust in East German Official Memory.” In Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Louise Vasvari (eds.) Comparative East European Holocaust Studies. Purdue UP 2009, pp. 79-94.

Refereed Journals

“Narrative Silences Between History and Memory in Schumann's Being Present: Growing Up in Hitler's GermanyCLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 11, 3, 2009 http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol11/iss1/6/

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

“Literarische Revisionen der kollektiven Erinnerung an das sowjetische Exil in der (DDR-)Literatur nach 1989.” [Literary Revisions of the Collective Memory of Soviet Exile in (East German) Literature after 1989] Yüksel Kocadoru et al. (eds.) Tagungsbeiträge zum IX. Internationalen Germanistiksymposium “Wissen – Sprache – Kultur – Europa.” [Proceedings of the 9th Internatinal German Studies Symposium “Knowledge – Language – Culture – Europe”] Eskisehir, Turkey: Ocak 2006, pp. 368-381.


Roslyn Schindler, Associate Professor - German

Books

Schindler, Roslyn Abt. (Re)Visions of a Life: My Mother’s Holocaust Story. Self-published, Oct. 2009.

Chapters Published
 
Schindler, Roslyn Abt. “ ‘To Educate the People’: The Evolution of Wayne State University’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program”; written collaboratively with Andre Furtado, Linda Lora Hulbert, Julie Thompson Klein, Lisa Maruca, Caroline Maun, and Daphne Ntiri. In: Tanya Augsburg and Stuart Henry, Co-eds. The Politics of Interdisciplinary Studies: Essays on Transformations in American Undergraduate Programs. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009. 66-84; 257-261 (Appendix 1 and 2).

Matthew Schwartz, Part-time Faculty

Book
 
A Psychology of Hope: The Biblical Rejection of the Sense of the Tragic. Eerdmans, 2008.
 
Articles
 
A Bibliclal View of Health, Sickness and Healing. In an anthology edited by J. Harold Ellens.
 
Dealing Constructively with Sin and Evil: Biblical Psychology versus Theology. In an anthology edited by J. Harold Ellens
 
A Biblical Approach to Suicide Prevention. The Other Journal
 
Articles in the Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion on David, The Environment, Isaiah, Moses. (to be published soon).
 
Book Reviews
 
Three book reviews published in Menorah Review

Charles J. Stivale, Distinguished Professor - French

Scholarly Books Published

Gilles Deleuze’s ABC’s: The Folds of Friendship. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Chapters Published

Introduction, “Rethinking (with) Félix Guattari,” in Félix Guattari, Soft Subversions:

Texts and Interviews. 1977-1985, New York/Cambridge: Semiotext(e), MIT Press, 2009) 9-17.

Interview excerpt, “Lacan was an Event in my Life” (from “Pragmatic/Machinic:

Discussion with Félix Guattari (19 March 1985)”, reprinted in Félix Guattari, Soft Subversions: Texts and Interviews. 1977-1985, New York/Cambridge: Semiotext(e), MIT Press, 2009), 165-169.

Editorships of Books/Proceedings/Journal Issues

Co-editor with Eugene W. Holland and Daniel W. Smith, Gilles Deleuze: Image and Text. London & New York: Continuum, 2009.

Editor: Gilles Deleuze: Key Concepts, second edition. Chesham, UK: Acumen Publications/Montreal: McGill Queens University Press, 2011.

Journal Articles Published

“Saving the World Today: Tony Soprano and the Parody of American Heroism.” Refractory: State of Play (15 January 2007) http://blogs.arts.unimelb.edu.au/refractory/2007/01/15/saving-the-world-today-tony-soprano-and-the-parody-of-american-heroism-charles-j-stivale/

“Cracks and Crevices of Thought, in Logic of Sense.” Contemporary French & Francophone Studies: Sites 14.4 (2010): 357-364.

Translations of Other Authors Published

Books

With Giuseppina Mecchia, translation and critical edition, Félix Guattari: Thought, Friendship, and Visionary Cartography, by Franco Berardi (Bifo), London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Articles or Creative Works

Subtitles in English for Gilles Deleuze from A to Z (Zone1 DVD production of L’Abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze, 8-hour video interview), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press and Semiotext(e) (2012). 


Margaret Winters, Professor - French and Associate Provost of Wayne State

Book:

2010.  Historical Cognitive Linguistics, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Edited with H. Tissari and K. Allan.


Articles:

2010.  Introduction: On the Emergence of Diachronic Cognitive Linguistics, in Historical Cognitive Linguistics, ed. by M. Winters, H. Tissari, and K. Allan, pp. 3-   27.  Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2010.  Linguistic Categories and Language Change, in English Language, Literature and Culture: New Directions in Research, ed. by C. Humphries, J. Kossek, and A. Gomola, pp. 13-36.  Bielsko-Biala.

2010.  On Construals and Vantages.  Language Sciences 32: 335-346.

 

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