Recent Honors and Awards
The new online tutorial Papiers Mâchés (https://sites.google.com/a/nyu.edu/papiers-maches/), developed by Senior Lecturer Aline Baehler, received the CALICO (The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2013 Esperanto "Access to Language Education" Award. The tutorial is also now listed as one of the five best FLS sites on the "Répertoire Web du CCDMD" (http://www.ccdmd.qc.ca/).
Congratulations to Alyson Waters, faculty in the MA in Literary Translation: French-English program, for being awarded the French-American Foundation's 26th Annual Translation prize (for fiction) for her translation of Eric Chevillard's Prehistoric Times, published by Archipelago Books. This Prize is the largest annual award for translations of French prose into English; the French-American Foundation received 64 submissions this year from more than 35 American publishers. She was honored in a ceremony on June 5, 2013 and was awarded a prize from the Florence Gould Foundation. The jurors included Linda Asher, David Bellos, Linda Coverdale, Emmanuelle Ertel, and Lorin Stein. Read more from France-Amérique.
Ph.D. student Suzy Cater has won a College of Arts and Science’s Outstanding Teaching Award this year, in recognition of her excellence in undergraduate teaching. Suzy teaches as an instructor in the French language program and as a recitation leader in the Morse Academic Plan.
Congratulations to the following recent and pending graduates who have secured the teaching and research positions: Rachel Corkle, tenure-track position at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, a part of the City of New York University system; John Nimis, tenure-track position at the University of Wisconsin - Madison in the Department of African Languages and Literatures; Chelsea Stieber, tenure-track position at The Catholic University of America; Emily Teising, tenure-track position at the University of Southern Indiana; Willemijn Don, one-year appointment at Bryn Mawr; Dane Stalcup, one-year appointment at Wagner College; Christophe Litwin, three-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Princeton Society of Fellows.