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2013-2014 Conference Presentations

Bush, Amanda. AAIS Conference, Zurich, Switzerland
D'Amora, Paola.
South Central MLA, New Orleans, Louisiana
Dalola, Amanda. Modern Languages Association, Chicago, Illinois
Doussot, Audrey. Illustrative and Narrative Construction, Paris, France
Hotz, Stephanie. NeMLA 45th Annual Convention, Harrisburg, PA
Lehman, Meredith. The Emile Zola Society, London, England; 39th Annual Nineteenth Century French Studies Colloquium, Richmond, Virginia
Lube Roe, Sarah. The Newberry 2014 Graduate Multidisciplinary Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Marchetti, Ettore. New Trends in Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema, Bloomington, IN
Nichols, Jenna. 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, London, Ontario
Post, Rebekah. 28th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Gainesville, FL; 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, London, Ontario
Rabatin, Matthew. NeMLA 45th Annual Convention, Harrisburg, PA
Russo, Stephanie. Contrastive Linguistics and Diachrony, Ghent, Belgium; Chronos II, Pisa, Italy
Spinelli, Nicholas. 39th Annual Nineteenth Century French Studies Colloquium, Richmond, Virginia
Swankie, Ryan. No Man’s Land at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Voeks, Ashley. South Central Renaissance Conference, Tuscon, AZ

2012-2013 Conference Presentations
Bacuez, Nicholas. 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, Missouri.
Dalola, Amanda. New Sounds 2013, Montreal, Canada.
D'Amora, Paola. Ninth Annual Graduate Comparative Literature Conference, The University of Texas at Austin.
Demos, Melissa. The American Association for Italian Studies 33rd Annual Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
Fawaz, Yasmina. Ninth Annual Graduate Comparative Literature Conference, The University of Texas at Austin; IN TRANS: Reading Between and Beyond, An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, City University of New York Graduate Center.
Florea, Elizabeth. The American Association for Italian Studies 33rd Annual Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
Lehman, Meredith. 38th Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Lube Roe, Sarah. At Play in the Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, Chicago, Illinois.
Mabrey, Beatrice. The American Association for Italian Studies 33rd Annual Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
Masson, Valérie. Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies 2013 Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Murphy, Monique. Thinking, Doing, Learning: Usage Based Perspectives on Second Language Learning, Odense, Denmark. New Sounds 2013, Montreal, Canada.
Nichols, Jenna. 2012 UIC Bilingualism Forum, University of Illinois, Chicago. New Sounds 2013, Montreal, Canada.
Ozel Clémence. Ninth Annual Graduate Comparative Literature Conference, The Universtiy of Texas at Austin; Fifth Annual Foreign Language Film Conference, Birmingham, Alabama. 
Perry, Clare. 69th Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Post, Rebekah. 2012 UIC Bilingualism Forum, University of Illinois, Chicago; 27th Annual Arabic Linguistic Symposium, Bloomington, Indiana.
Rabatin, Matthew. 69th Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Russo, Stephanie. Linguistics Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts.
Spinelli, Nicholas.
 2013 Conference of the Southeastern Women's Studies Association, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Troyansky, Anna. Diachro VI: Le français en diachronie, Louvain, Belgium. 
2011-2012 Conference Participation
Ambrosetti, Laura. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2012, Washington, D.C.
Bacuez, Nicholas. 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California; NINJAL International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology, Kyoto, Japan; 42nd Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Cedar City, Utah; Colloque du Réseau Français de Phonologie (RFP), Paris, France; Satellite Workshop of LabPhon 13, Advancing Prosodic Transcription for Spoken Language Science & Technology, Stuttgart University, Germany.
Dalola, Amanda. 42nd Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Cedar City, Utah.
Gertken, Libby. Linguistic Association of the Southwest, South Padre Island, Texas; Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2012, Washington, D.C.; L2 Proficiency Assessment Workshop, Montpellier, France.
Jensen, Laura Jayne. New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Lehman, Meredith. Normes et Formes, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; The 2012 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
Mignot, Charles. Structurer l'argument, Paris, France.
Oprea, Megan. Société Internationale de Diachronie du Français, Nancy, France.
Perry, Clare. The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, Dallas, Texas.
Post, Rebekah. 42nd Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Cedar City, Utah.
Rabatin, Matthew. American Association of Italian Studies, Charleston, South Carolina.
Russo, Stephanie. 1st Meeting of Young Researchers in Romance Languages, Madrid, Spain; Linguistics Society of America, Portland, Oregon.
Spinelli, Nicholas. The 2012 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky; (Dis)locating Justice, The Center for Women's & Gender Studies 19th Annual Emerging Scholarship Conference, The University of Texas at Austin. 
2010-2011 Conference Participation
Branch, Katy. Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, Pitzer College.
Dalola, Amanda. Workshop in Historic Linguistics, Belgium.
Demos, Melissa. American Association of Italian Studies, University of Pittsburgh.
Gaskill, Anne. Foreign Language Conference, University of Arizona.
Gott, Michael. African Literature Association Conference, Ohio State University.
Jones, Claire. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky.
Keating, Kelle. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mignot, Charles. Chronos 10, Aston University, Birmingham, England.
Moen, Jennifer. Graduate Student Conference, The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Perry, Clare. Sixteenth-Century Society & Conference, Dallas, Texas.
Post, Rebekah. Jil Jadid Graduate Student Conference, The University of Texas at Austin; Graduate Student Conference, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Rey, Cecile. Regional Varieties, Language Shift and Linguistic Identities, Aston, UK; Linguistics Symposium, Language Death, Endangerment, Documenation and Revitalization, The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
Seccia, Laura. American Association of Teachers of Italian Annual Conference, Erice, Italy.


Graduate Student Request for Travel Funds

For students in the French graduate degree programs, this is the initial application to request a conference travel award. Required documentation must be submitted two weeks prior to travel. For further details, please see the French Fellowship Policy.

Students in the Italian Studies graduate program will also use this form when requesting Departmental funds for conference travel. It must be submitted along with proof of conference participation and an abstract of the presentation two weeks prior to travel.  


Professional Development Awards (PDA)

The Office of Graduate Studies also provides support for students to attend major professional meetings at which they present an original paper based on their research.



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