Research and Publications
Modern Languages Faculty, being active scholars in many areas of research related to scholarship literature, culture, film, and language acquisition, have a growing list of established and current publications.
Dr. Diana Burgin
Memorabilia. The Memoirs of Richard Burgin. Compiled, Arranged and Introduced by Diana Lewis Burgin. St. Petersburg: INAPRESS, 2011. (In Russian)
Dr. Alexander DesForges
"Burning with Reverence: The Economics and Aesthetics of Words in Qing (1644-1911) China." PMLA 121.1 (2006): 139-155.
"Shanghai Alleys, Theatrical Practice and Cinematic Spectatorship: From Street Angel (1937) to Fifth Generation Film." Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 39.4 (2010): 29-51.
Dr. Claudia Esposito
Claudia Esposito, "Ronsard in the Metro: Abdellatif Kechiche and the Poetics of Space" Studies in French Cinema 11, 3 (2011)
Claudia Esposito "South of the Capital: Geographies of Resistance in Maghrebi-French Film" Expressions maghrebines 8, 2 (2009) 99-109
Dr. Sari Kawana
"Write on Demand: Editors, Authors, and the Labor of Literary Publishing in Prewar Japan"—refereed, accepted and forthcoming from East Asian Publishing and Society.
“Romancing the Role Model: Florence Nightingale, Shōjo Manga, and the Literature of Self-Improvement,” Japan Review 23 (2011): 201-226.
Dr. Vetri Nathan
“Nuovo Cinema Inferno: The Affect of Ambivalence in Giuseppe Tornatore’s La sconosciuta.” in From Terrone to Extra-Comunitario: The New Manifestations of Racism in Contemporary Italian Cinema, ed. Grace Russo-Bullaro et al. (Troubador Italian Series, 2010)
“Mimic Nation – Mimic Men: Contextualizing Italy’s Migration Culture through Bhabha” in National Belongings: Hybridity in Italian Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures, ed. Derek Duncan et al. (Peter Lang Editors, 2010)