Seven Receive Departmental Honors

Seven Receive Departmental Honors

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Seven Augustana College seniors were awarded Departmental Honors in Modern Foreign Languages in a ceremony held this morning. In order to recognize superior achievement in French, German and Spanish, the Department of Modern Foreign Languages awards Departmental Honors to senior language majors who achieve and complete the following requirements: 3.4 minimum overall G.P.A., 3.7 minimum G.P.A. in the student's foreign language major, and ompletion of an honors thesis in the target language with a B+ minimum grade. The 2011-2012 Recipients are:

  • Karissa Pepin—French
    Thesis: Le Mariage et l'amour mis à l'examen dans "La Main" et "L'autre femme" de Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette.
    Thesis Director: Dr. Scott Fish
  • Meredith Reynolds—French
    Thesis: Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain: un conte de fée contemporain.
    Thesis Director: Dr. Scott Fish
  • Hannah Rogers—German
    Thesis: Der schottische Einfluss in den Werken von Johannes Brahms.
    Thesis Director: Dr. Stephan Lhotzky
  • LeAnn Severson—Spanish
    Thesis: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
    Thesis Director: Prof. Elizabeth Herman
  • Karise Stillson—Spanish
    Thesis: La revolucíon tecnológica y los movimientos sociales de Chile: una investigación de la Revolución de los Pingüinos de 2006 y la Movilización Estudiantil de 2011.
    Thesis Director: Dr. Pilar Cabrera
  • Thesis: Diva de Jean-Jacques Beineix.
    Thesis Director: Dr. Scott Fish
  • Victor Yip—German
    Thesis: Klassische Musik und das Dritte Reich
    Thesis Director: Dr. Stephan Lhotzky