Each month the Language and Culture Studies Department spotlights one of its esteemed Faculty members.


May 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rieko Wagoner

Principal Lecturer
Language and Culture Studies and International Studies
Emerita


After retiring from teaching 35 years, Rieko has embarked on yet another career – as a Japanese language translator.

Rieko’s latest translation was on the memoir by Patrisse Kahn-Cullors, one of the three women who started the Black Lives Matter movement.

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APRIL 2021

Kifah Hanna

Associate Professor
Arabic Language, literature and culture

Chosen to be the next
Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of Language and Culture Studies


Kifah writes about her deep infatuation with the Arabic language and her fascination with its poetic expression.

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MARCH 2021

Adi Katz

Lecturer
Hebrew language, literature and culture


Adi writes about her love for the Israeli language and its culture. She also shares her fascination with its linguistic richness and influences and her joy of teaching Hebrew.

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FEBRUARY 2021

Katsuya Izumi

Lecturer
Japanese language, literature, and culture


Katsuya provides us with a glimpse of  his journeys before coming to Trinity College. He briefly writes about his recent writing project
and his most recent article,
“Multiplicities of Identities and Meanings behind Devouring Characters in Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away”

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JANUARY 2021

Carol Any

Associate Professor
Russian language, literature, and culture


Carol writes about her love of Russian and her newly published book.

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