Tag: around the department



WLC faculty are – even if not everyone would agree – humans.  Modern humans are marked by their drive for progress. We aren’t content with our current status or skill level – we strive! This summer, many of us have big plans. We will, of course, be working on our usual projects – research and … Continue reading #GOALS


2016-2017 Highlights

It’s been quite a year for us here in WLC. The biggest changes have probably come from our recent merger with Anthropology . We are really excited about working with our new colleagues and WLC is even better than it was before. The Anthro faculty have just moved to Pearson Hall, so come and visit ALL … Continue reading 2016-2017 Highlights

CATEGORIES: March 2017

Sound as it Moves Us

Dr. Charles Nagles is Assistant Professor of Spanish, and he works extensively with applied linguistics and teaching methods. To learn more about phonology from Dr. Nagle, check out his SPAN 352 course!

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CATEGORIES: March 2017

Migration & Refugees

Contributed by: Dr. Nell Gabiam Dr. Nell Gabiam is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology whose work focuses on many facets of refugees with a current emphasis on the effects of the war in Syria.   [trx_line style=”dotted” color=”#clclcl”] According to UNHCR (office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), there are currently 65.3 million forced … Continue reading Migration & Refugees

CATEGORIES: March 2017

Motion through Social Movement

Dr. Michèle Schaal is an Assistant Professor of French and Women’s and Gender Studies. Dr. Schaal spends her time exploring where these two meet and have developed side by side.

CATEGORIES: March 2017

Don Quixote in Motion

Dr. Gasta is a Professor of Spanish and serves as the Chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures. When he is not too busy running our department, he focuses on Cervantes and Golden Age Spain. Read to the end to find out more about his Spanish course this Fall!

CATEGORIES: February 2017

Faculty Q&A with Mark Looney

With this month’s theme being love, we took the time to sit down and talk with German Professor, Dr. Mark Looney and his wife, Finance Professor, Dr. Valentina Salotti. Their relationship spans different first languages, different home cultures and and roughly 12 vertical inches.

CATEGORIES: October 2016

Major changes with Daniel Dalmas

When I was really young, I really liked dinosaurs. Paleontology, that sort of deal- I considered it here, but I just wasn’t as interested in that as I was with Archaeology.