Faculty Awards and Recognitions
romance languages and literatures
Harry Rosser was named Associate Editor of Hispania, the Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, for a three-year term beginning January, 2011.
Sarah Beckjord was awarded a grant from the BC Institute for Liberal Arts (ILA) Grant for a "Global Humanities Project" for the academic year 2010-2011.
Elizabeth Rhodes received a Research Incentive Grant from the BC Institute on Aging for her research on saints’ lives.
Sarah Beckjord was awarded an 80% Sabbatical Grant for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Matilda Bruckner was appointed to the Editorial Board of H-France.
Rena Lamparska was inducted by the President of the Republic of Italy into the honorary "Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" with the title of "Dama" on May 6, 2009.
Franco Mormando received a Boston College Faculty Fellowship for Fall semester 2009.
Elizabeth Rhodes was inducted as an honorary member of the BC chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society.
Ernesto Livon-Grosman received an Academic Technology Innovation Grant from Boston College.
Ernesto Livon-Grosman's film Cartoneros won the "Best Green Film" award at the 2008 Connecticut Film Festival and special mention at the 2008 International Film and Human Rights Festival in Buenos Aires.
Ernesto Livon-Grosman's film, Cartoneros won the National City 2007 Tulipanes Film Award for "Best Educational Film."
Elizabeth Rhodes received the Teaching with New Media Award, 2006-2007, "For Excellence in Teaching with Technology."
Andrea Javel received the Outstanding Faculty Award from Learning Resources for Student Athletes, Boston College.
Andrea Javel received the BC Teaching with New Media Award, 2005-2006, "For Excellence in Teaching with Technology."
Harry Rosser was elected member of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) and co-organized the annual conference held in Salamanca, Spain, Summer 2006.
Rebecca Valette and her husband Jean-Paul were profiled in the December 17, 2006 Boston Sunday Globe.
Matilda Bruckner was awarded a Faculty Research Fellowship by The National Endowment for the Humanities for her research on Chrétien's Grail Romance Continued (February 2005).
Franco Mormando was inducted by the President of the Republic of Italy into the honorary "Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" with the title of "Cavaliere" (Knight), October 12, 2005.