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Professor, Department Chair
785-864-3851
Wescoe Hall, Room 2618

Comparative approach to colonial Latin American texts and visual representations; space and place in the construction of identities, and studies of religion, colonialism, and representations of cultural difference.

Chair, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Associate Professor
785-864-9128
Wescoe Hall, Room 2105
Pre-modern Japanese literature, Japanese language teaching
Chair, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Professor
785-864-2357
Wescoe Hall, Room 2128

Structure of Russian and Russian Functional Grammar; South Slavic Languages, Cultures and Literatures, Ottoman Bosnia; cognitive linguistics; Slavic semantics and syntax.

Director, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (on sabbatical leave, Fall 2018), Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Corresponding Member, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana
785-864-4803
Wescoe Hall, Room 2118

Reconstruction of Common Slavic, Indo-European; dialectology; sociolinguistics; phonetics, esp. pitch-accent systems; language and identity/nationalism; Western South Slavic languages (Slovene, BCMS).

Chair, Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies, Associate Professor
785-864-9062
Wescoe Hall, Room 2104

Late medieval and Renaissance literature and culture, with a particular focus in popular culture and humor.

Associate Director, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Acting Director, Fall 2018, SLLC, Associate Professor, Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies
785-864-9076
Wescoe Hall, Room 2068

Comparative medieval literature, especially Old French and Occitan romance and lyric poetry, with interests in the Renaissance, theory, medievalism, and film

Critical Languages Consortium Coordinator, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures , Lecturer, Turkish, Lecturer, German
785-864-2358
Wescoe Hall, Room 2123
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
785-864-4813
Wescoe Hall, Room 2079

German language, applied linguistics, usage-based grammar


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