Modern Languages

In its Honors Program the Modern Language Department awards Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors to student research projects. The projects listed below have been defended successfully, and a copy of the thesis deposited in Swem Library.

Key:
  • Student, "Thesis" (Honors level)
    Committee Chair + Other Committee Members

Modern Languages: Chinese Language and Culture

2011-12
2005-06
  • Alex Gochenour, "From Stone Gate to New Heaven and Earth: Imagining Modernity in Twenty-First Century Shanghai" (Honors)
    Xiaobin Jian + Rachel DiNitto, Craig Canning

Modern Languages: French

2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2007-08
2006-07
  • Kristina Leigh Walton, "Privatized Public Space and the Construction of Bourgeois Identity in the Nineteenth-Century French Shopping Arcade" (High Honors)
    Michael Leruth + Margaret McColley, Ronald Schechter
2005-06
  • Mary Cashell, "Cross-Currents of Culture: Exoticism and Identity in an Occidental Setting" (Honors)
    Ron St. Onge + Margaret McColley, Tim Barnard
  • Shannon Daily, "'We are all Americans': French Perceptions of the United States in the Post 9/11 Era" (Honors)
    Michael Leruth + Ron St. Onge, Ron Schechter
  • Katherine Spatz, "Logique et Crise Identitaires: Alterite et Identite Dans La Litterature Francophone" (Highest Honors)
    Magali Compan + Michael Leruth, Ron Schechter

Modern Languages: German

2012-13
2011-12
  • No Honors students this year
2010-11
  • No Honors students this year
2009-10
2004-05
  • Elena Tsiaperas
    Bruce Campbell + Beatrice Guenther, Tuska Benes

Modern Languages: Hispanic Studies

2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2007-08
2005-06
  • Carrie Fox, "Weaving Memory and Identity in Santiago del Estero, Argentina: Restructuring Centers and Peripheries, Representing a Hybrid Culture" (Honors)
    Regina Root + Teresa Longo, Bill Fisher
  • Adriana Harvey, "Telando identidades multiples: Re-fabricating identity through artisan production and translation in the contemporary global market" (Highest Honors)
    Teresa Longo + Janice Jaffe, Jennifer Bickham-Mendez
2004-05
  • Sara Gilmer
    Regina Root + Teresa Longo, Kris Lane
  • Sara Norman
    Carla Buck + Teresa Longo, Colleen Kennedy
  • Sarah Smith
    Regina Root + Teresa Longo, Carla Buck, Kris Lane