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Seven Seniors Earn Honors in Modern Foreign Languages

 

Seven Augustana College seniors have been awarded Departmental Honors in Modern Foreign Languages in recognition of superior achievement in French, German and Spanish.

In order to be eligible for the honors, seniors must 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 completion of an honors thesis in the target language with a minimum grade of B+.

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
  • Chelsey Viger, French
    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