MALLT News and Events

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MALLT Newsletter - Fall 2014 (pdf 398 kb)
MALLT Newsletter - Fall 2013 (pdf 307kb)
MALLT Newsletter - Fall 2012 (pdf 663kb)
MALLT Newsletter - Fall 2011 (pdf 388kb)
MALLT Newsletter - Fall 2010 (pdf 352kb)
MAFLL Newsletter - Fall 2009 (pdf 493kb)
MAFLL Newsletter - Fall 2008 (pdf 194kb)
MAFLL Newsletter - Fall 2007 (pdf 206kb)
MAFLL Newsletter - Fall 2006 (pdf 133kb)

Dalembert Photograph

Marta Flores and Bastien Craipain with Haitain poet and novelist Louis-Philippe Dalembert. March 5, 2012.


Congratulations to Fall 2012 Graduates

  • Diana Cherone (Translation-Italian)
  • Erin Kunert (German)
  • Darina Pugacheva (Translation-French)

Congratulations to Summer 2012 Graduates

  • Bastien Craipain (French)
  • Marta Flores (Translation-French and French)
  • Katherine Iselin (Classical Greek)

Congratulations to Spring 2012 Graduates

  • Geneva Anderson (Translation-German)
  • Majlinda Dode (French)
  • Sarah Dupee (Translation-French)
  • Alison Ferrentino (Italian)
  • Jessica Hermanny (Translation-German and German)
  • Sheila Kruse (French)
  • Sara Lobner (French)
  • Angela Mace (Linguistics)
  • Timothy Miller (Comparative Literature and German)
  • Elizabeth Schroeder (Linguistics)
  • Delaney Wessel (German)

Congratulations to December 2011 Graduates

  • Debra Desmoulin (French)
  • Jamie Graczyk (French)
  • Mary Jorgensen (Comparative Literature)
  • Mohamed Masalkhi (Comparative Literature)
  • Graciela Montoya (Translation-Spanish)
  • Bara Omari (Linguistics)
  • Amanda Romanski (Translation-Spanish)

Monday, January 30th

Dîner Français

Dîner français to support the UWM Festival of Films in French (Festival runs February 3rd -12th, 2012, at UWM Union Theater)

Chez Jacques

1022 South First Street, Milwaukee
(near Allen-Bradley clock tower)
414-672-1040414-672-1040

6 p.m. Social Hour, Cash Bar
7 p.m. Dinner with wine

For more information see event flyer and make reservations.


Wednesday, May 12, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Last Spring Colloquim

Please join us for the final colloquium of the semester!

Presentations will be given by three MALLT Graduate Students:

Kris Knisely, “Still a Girl’s Game: Technology and Masculinity in the American Foreign Language Classroom”
Léa Cicchiello, “Celebration and Denial: The Poetry of Renée Vivien”
Priscilla Charrat, “The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller” by Flaubert: The Sources of the Legend”

Location: Curtin Hall 321

Refreshments will be served!
All are welcome!


Congratulations to MALLT Graduates

May 2011 Graduates

  • Zafer Al Lababidi (Linguistics)
  • Melanie Anke (German)
  • John Bannen (Spanish)
  • Priscilla Charrat (French)
  • Sarah Fonseca (Translation-Spanish)
  • Mohammed Gallab (Linguistics and Comparative Literature)
  • Carine Graff (Translation-French and German)
  • Kris Knisely (French)
  • Laura Melbourne (Translation-Spanish)
  • Maciej Miaskowski (Linguistics and Translation-Polish)
  • Allison Reeve (MLIS/Spanish)
  • Zlatko Sadikovic (German)
  • Susan Schweigert (Translation-Spanish)

May, August, and December 2010 Graduates

  • Dola Algady (Linguistics)
  • Amy Albers (Translation-German)
  • Diana Anick (French)
  • Amy Bachar (Hebrew)
  • Hamssah Badrah (Linguistics)
  • Carolyn Barry (Spanish and Linguistics)
  • Richard Bina (Translation-German)
  • Lea Cicchiello (French)
  • Katharina Gerrits (Translation-German)
  • Mark Halmstad (Spanish)
  • Hyunjoo Han (Linguistics)
  • Cynthia Laborde (Translation-French)
  • Meghan McCallum (Translation-French)
  • Angie Mohns (Spanish)
  • Sarah Pressman (Spanish)
  • Ricardo Rocha (Comparative Literature)
  • Derek Schaefer (German)
  • Laura Schultz (Translation-Spanish)
  • Anne Schumacher (German)

MALLT Alumni News

Congratulations to MALLT students and alumni who have provided details of their recent accomplishments:

  • Anukware Selase Adzima (Spanish Translation May 2007) will begin the Ph.D. program in Translation Studies at SUNY-Binghamton in Fall 2008.
  • Andrés Aluma (MALLT candidate in Spanish Translation) completed field research for a Translation thesis thanks to a Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Travel Award for 2008.
  • Edmund Asare (MLIS & French Translation Aug 2007) is in his second year in Kent State's Translation Studies Ph.D. program with continued TA funding for the Translation Tools/Language Informatics track.
  • Aaron Cengiz (Spanish Translation Aug 2008) has accepted a teaching position for 2008-2009 in the Spanish Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
  • Jennifer Flamboe (Spanish & Spanish Translation May 2007) has accepted a full-time position at Alverno College as an assistant professor in the World Languages department. Jennifer also works as a medical interpreter and coordinator of translation services at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
  • Craig Hubbell (Spanish Translation Aug 2005) recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School and is working for the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.
  • Amanda Kinsel (Spanish Translation May 2008) has moved to Maryland and is currently searching for a job in the Baltimore/D.C. metropolitan area.
  • Brett Lipshutz (French May 2008) has accepted a position as coordinator of the French Language Center at the Alliance Française de Milwaukee.
  • Lindsey New (French Translation Aug 2007) was offered full funding to begin the Ph.D. program in French at the University of Texas in Fall 2008.
  • Laurel Radomski (German May 2008) has accepted a job with Columbus Catholic High School in Marshfield where she will be teaching all levels of German as well as Computer Applications.
  • Mónica Rodriguez (Spanish Translation Aug 2007) will begin doctoral studies in Translation at Kent State in Fall 2008.
  • Aurora Sambolín (Spanish Translation Dec 2006) will begin Ph.D. studies at the University of Manchester in Fall 2008.
  • David Summers (French Translation May 2006) completed his first year at Kent State and is currently working on his dissertation topic and redesigning a course for the fall semester.
  • Melanie Taylor (MALLT candidate in French) will spend the 2008-09 academic year at the Université Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle. In addition to taking courses in French literature, Melanie will be a Teaching Assistant in English. She will be the fourth MALLT student to participate in this teaching exchange.
  • Jing Zhai (Linguistics May 2008) has accepted a position as adjunct instructor at Marquette University teaching Chinese language, Chinese civilization, and Chinese literature in translation.