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Faculty Publications

slavic & eastern languages and literatures

Sing-chen Lydia Chiang

“Visions of Happiness: Daoist Utopias and Grotto Paradises in Early and Medieval Chinese Tales,” Utopian Studies (2009) 20.1.

“Poetry and Fictionality in Tang Records of Anomalies,” T’ang Studies 23/24 [backdated 2005–2006]: 91–117.

“Daoist Transcendence and Literati Identity in Records of Mysterious Anomalies by Niu Sengru (780–848),” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, and Reviews 29 (2007): 1–21. 

[review of] Judith Zeitlin, The Phantom Heroine: Ghosts and Gender in Seventeenth-century Chinese Literature, Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 30 (2008): 187–192.

[review of] Martin W. Huang. Negotiating Masculinities in Late Imperial China, Ming Studies 56 (2007): 94–101

[review of] Wilt L. Idema, Wait-yee Li, and Ellen Widmer, editors, Trauma and Transcendence in Early Qing Literature, Journal of Chinese Studies 46 (2006): 438–443.

M. J. Connolly

Kidnapping the Gospel. in: Netzer, Nancy: Sacred | secular. 11th-16th century. Works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (McMullen Museum of Art/ Boston College) Chestnut Hill MA, 2006. pp.92-97, obj 77a-80 

Structural expression in the Armenian anaphora. in Connolly, M.J. [ed]: Armenian spirituality: A contextual study for our time. Papers from an international conference at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute, Geneva (Switzerland). (Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia) Antelia (Lebanon), in preparation.  

Language at prayer: Studies in the language of liturgy. in preparation, edc 2008  

A grammar for Classical Armenian. an updating of Antoine Meillet’s Altarmenisches Elementarbuch, in test use earlier work has included: text editions for the Carmina Burana (Boston Camerata) and the Latin motets of Joannes Ciconia (Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre); Latin legal pronunciations and foreign entries for Black’s law dictionary 5th and 6th editions.

Franck Salameh

Vous êtes Arabe, puisque je vous le dis! [“You’re an Arab if I say so!”] Middle Eastern Review of International Affairs I.1 (Spring 2006).52-57.

Middlebury’s Arabic Morass, Middle East Quarterly XIII.3 (Summer 2006).39-46.

Kahlil Gibran and the birth of the Lebanese national idea in late 19th-century Boston. Rocznik orientalistyczny 59.4 (Winter 2006), in press.

Arab nationalism, its rivals and the new Middle East (under submission)

An anthology of modern Levantine literature: In search of identity. (est 2008)

Maxim D. Shrayer

An anthology of Jewish-Russian literature: Two centuries of dual identity in prose and poetry. 1801-2001. 2 vols. Edited, selected, cotranslated, and with introductory essays by Maxim D. Shrayer. (M.E. Sharpe) Armonk, NY, 2007.

Waiting for America: A Story of Emigration. (Syracuse UP) Syracuse NY, 2006.

‘Out of the Maelstrom: A Deferred History of Jewish-Russian Literature’ (review article: In a Maelstrom: The History of Russian-Jewish Prose (1860-1940), by Zsuzsa Hetényi). East European Jewish Affairs, 38.3 (December 2008). 

‘In Search of Jewish-Russian Literature: A Historical Overview.’ Wiener Slawistischer Almanach 61 (2008). 

‘Aizman, David Iakovlevich’; ‘Bagritskii, Eduard Georgievich’; ‘Chernyi, Sasha’; ‘Iushkevich, Semen Solomonovich’; ‘Nadson, Semen Iakovlevich’; ‘Sapgir, Genrikh Veniaminovich’; ‘Selvisnkii, Ilia Lvovich’, all in The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. Ed. Gershon David Hundert. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

 ‘Sarda Resarta.’ AGNI Online (October 2007). 

‘Napoleon in San Marino.’ Southwest Review 92.2 (Spring 2007). 

‘The Gift to Stalin.’ In: The 20th Boston Jewish Film Festival, 5-6 November 2008. Program Book. Ed. Karen Propp. Boston, 2008.

Cynthia Simmons

Cynthia Simmons / Nina Perlina: Writing the Siege of Leningrad: Women's diaries, memoirs, and documentary prose. (University of Pittsburgh Pr) Pitssburgh PA, 2002  

Andrei Bitov. Dictionary of literary biography: Russian prose writers after WWII (Bruccoli Clark Layman, Washington DC, 2004). pp.52-63  

Women’s work and the growth of civil society in post-war Bosnia. Nationalities papers 2007

forthcoming Andrei Bitov on ‘Russian Wealth’. International fiction review 2007 forthcoming.  

The culture of the Siege of Leningrad. in Stephen Norris / Helena Goscilo [edd]: St. Petersburg in Russian national consciousness. (Indiana UP) Bloomington IN, 2008 forthcoming.

Margaret Thomas  

Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics. (Routledge Pr) London, 2011

Universal grammar in second language acquisition: A history. (Routledge Pr) London, 2004  

Theories of second language acquisition: Three sides, three angles, three points Second Language Research 21 (2005).393–414  

Universal grammar in Roger Bacon and Martin Joos: Generative linguistics’ reading of the past. Historiographia Linguistica 29 (2002).341–380