Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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ALP speaker series continues with French professor

Posted by on November 16, 2020

Dr. Amanda Shoaf Vincent, assistant professor of French at Wake Forest University, will present a talk titled “Learning from Paris: Legacy Parks and the Future of Green Spaces” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, via Zoom.

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New faculty announced

Posted by on August 31, 2020

With expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature, 20 new faculty are joining Missouri S&T this academic year. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new faculty members:

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What do Harry Potter, comics, and sci-fi have in common?

Posted by on April 29, 2020

They are themes for our elementary and intermediate French courses this fall! Each course will use its theme (listed below) for vocabulary, listening, reading, and writing. Throughout the course, we will cover the basic history of each theme and its impact on French culture. Themes:French 1101: Elementary French I – Harry PotterFrench 1102: Elementary French […]

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Contemporary French and Francophone cinema course this fall

Posted by on April 29, 2020

Are you interested in international films and in contemporary social issues? Do you want to improve your understanding and appreciation of other cultures? Do you want to hone your critical thinking skills? Contemporary French and Francophone Cinema (French 4320/Art 4320) offers just what you need! In this course, we will explore themes including immigration, love, […]

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ALP faculty publish on automated transportation, teaching Russian, Martinique

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Papers by three faculty in arts, languages and philosophy were recently published. The faculty and their publications include:

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ALP chair to present at workshop for French language teachers

Posted by on October 2, 2018

Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston, associate professor and chair of arts, languages and philosophy, will deliver a presentation at the professional development workshop of the American Association of Teachers of French on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the organization’s headquarters in Marion, Illinois.

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Bruening presents paper in Switzerland

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Dr. Michael Bruening, associate professor of history, presented his research on the Protestant Reformation during a conference at the University of Geneva in Switzerland in September. Bruening’s paper is titled “Guillaume Farel and the German Reformers: The Origins of Reformed Doctrine in French-speaking Switzerland.” He presented his paper in French.

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Bruening lectures in France

Posted by on December 5, 2016

Dr. Michael Bruening, associate professor of history and political science, gave two guest lectures in French as part of his Fulbright Scholars grant to France. He spoke on “The Network of Jean Morély and the Enemies of John Calvin” at the University of Lyon on Nov. 10, and on “Charles du Moulin and the ‘Moyenneurs’” at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, on Nov. 21.

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