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ISAAC BABEL AMONG THE JEWS AND COSSACKS: A NEW TRANSLATION BY VAL VINOKUR Isaac Babel was born in 1894 into multicultural Odessa’s thriving Jewish community. Working as a journalist, he witnessed the Bolshevik Revolution and Civil War, and accompanied the Cossack horsemen of the Red Cavalry during the 1920 Polish-Soviet War, distilling these experiences into […]

Announcement: Four members of Dr. Grey’s EEG lab for Language and Multilingualism Research have been awarded competitive Fordham College Rose Hill undergraduate research grants to support the independent research they are carrying out this year in the lab. These research projects, supervised by Dr. Grey, address a range of linguistic questions– from college students’ attitudes […]

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is particularly pleased to host two visiting scholars this semester: Dr. Ilse Logie, from Ghent University in Belgium, and Fr. Peter Rogers, S.J, from Loyola University in New Orleans. Dr. Logie’s research focuses on contemporary Argentinian and Chilean literature. The elective course she will teach at Fordham this […]

News from MLAL Alumni/ae Joseph Tumolo (FCRH ’14, Honors Program, Italian Language & Literature) Congratulations to Joe Tumolo, class of 2014, on the publication of “Arturo Bandini’s Eclectic Identities in John Fante’s Ask the Dust,” in the journal Voices in Italian Americana 29.1 (2018)! This article originates in the research he did at Fordham for […]