Thursday, August 31, 2017

Dr. Keiko Miyajima-Japanese program

Please let's congratulate Dr. Keiko Miyajima for her  participation as a discussant in roundtable session, "New Pedagogies in the Japanese Language Classroom" at New York Conference on Asian Studies, September 23rd, at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. 

Best of luck, Keiko!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Spanish program, Dr. Ana Simón-Alegre

Join me in congratulating yet another colleague for the following conference acceptance and publication, our Dr. Simón-Alegre has been invited to speak at  the University of Barcelona at a university wide colloquium on November 23rd about her current research. The title of her presentation is: "Free Life Lessons from women of the Avant-Garde in Spain and The United States."
She also has two publications out:
"Face to face with Carmen de Burgos. The influence of other women writers on her career and her work". Edited by Anja Louis and Michelle Sharp, Multiple Modernities. Carmen de Burgos: Author and Activist, Routledge, 2007.

Here is the link for more details on this book:

Also, her latest article in Spanish has been published: "Armando cuerpos armados: ideario médico de la masculinidad en los cuarteles a principios del siglo XIX¨, Alcores, num.19.
Here is the link for details:

Prof. Selleri, Italian progrsm

The Italian program has already good news to share, Prof. Selleri's  proposal, “Li iudei del Regno - Jewish communal identity in the fifteenth-century Jewish charters of the Kingdom of Naples,” has been accepted for presentation at the AJS 49th Annual Conference, to be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC from Sunday, December 17 through Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Friday, August 18, 2017

SPAnish Position available.

he Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District has an anticipated full-time probationary opening for Teacher of Spanish.  The position begins in September.  Certification in Spanish 7-12 is required, and FLES certification or MS 5-6 extension is highly desirable.  Interested applicants can apply on OLAS, and can also send resumes to:

Those interested should apply immediately.  Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. 

Please forward it to current and former graduates.  Thank you.

Helene Levine
Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School
50 Kennedy Drive
Plainview, New York  11803