April 2009 Archives

"Memory is like the blood of time, and we are seeking the DNA
of broken dreams, of lost Memory; blocked, silenced, exiled."
—Viviana Ponieman, visual artist, writing about the memory of the disappeared in Argentina.

We would like to extend our warm congratulations to two of our department’s undergraduate students who were awarded the Selmer Birkelo Scholarship for 2009-2010. These students are Chelsey Rosetter (Spanish Studies major) and Elizabeth Troolin (Spanish Studies and Political Science double major). They were two of only fourteen students in CLA to receive this award! !Enhorabuena!

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Fall 2009 Course description: SPAN 5526

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Spanish 5526/Fall 2009Global Colonial Studies in the Hispanic World, 1492-1600

Thursday 2:30-5:00 pm. Professor: Raúl Marrero-Fente
FFI: rmarrero@umn.edu

Critical Theory Lecture Series for Graduate Students

Visiting Professor Jaime Ginzburg, will be delivering a series of lectures on Critical Theory. This is an extracurricular activity in connection with the research interests of graduate students from our Department. The meetings will be conducted in English. The subjects may be related to Latin American intellectuals and writers of interest to students in Spanish and Portuguese.

Cuba and the Atlantic World: Celebrating 400 years of Espejo de paciencia

An event on the cultural production and transatlantic relations between Cuba, Africa, and Spain. Friday, April 3, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, 426 Folwell Hall

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