Danielle Roper's article “Tambourine Army: Sonic Disruptions and the Politics of Respectability” was awarded honorable mention for the Toni Cade Bambara Article prize for best article in the field of Black Women’s Studies by the Black Women’s Studies Association. Danielle is a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in Latin American Literature (RLL). Congratulations, Danielle!
Starting in Autumn 2021, RLL is expanding its language course offerings to Haitian Kreyol. Kreyol for Speakers of French I and II are offered in Autumn 2021 and Winter 2022, repectively. In Spring 2022, Francophone Caribbean Culture and Society will provide students with an interdisciplinary survey of the culture of the contemporary Francophone Caribbean.
Michele Kenfack (PhD’20) was recently awarded an ACLS Emerging Voices Fellowship. She will continue her groundbreaking research on the Francophone literatures of Africa and the Caribbean at Harvard. Congratulations, Michele!
Veronica Vegna, Senior Instructional Professor in Italian and Director of the Italian Language Program, has been awarded the Humanities Division's 2021 Janel M. Mueller Award for Excellence in Pedagogy.
Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition, Veronica!