October 2012 Archives


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Rajiv-Rao-sm.jpgLecture with Rajiv Rao, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Tuesday, November 13th
121 Folwell Hall

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG)

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, November 2nd
Folwell 317

Join our Graduate Students in a very lively intellectual conversation.

Amy Hill will be presenting on "The Mexican Telenovela" and Heather Mawhiney will be presenting on "The Giants of the Amadis de Guala"

Thursday, October 25, 2012
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
116 Folwell Hall

Free and open to the public -- Light refreshments served

mendoza book coverLouis Mendoza, author and Associate Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota will discuss his book A Journey Around Our America: A Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S. on Thursday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Bookstore in Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E. Minneapolis.

The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies' presents a talk by Professor Amy Kaminsky on Friday, October 19th, 2012.
400 Ford Hall, 1:00 to 2:15 p.m.

Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies Ph.D. student Susana Pérez Castillejo's linguistics research may help us understand a lot more about a person simply by how he or she asks a question. Read more about Susana's research and how it affects the Spanish-speaking world!

Susana Perez Castillejo

Spanish & Portuguese Graduate Students Marisol Soto-Rodriguez and Nicholas Parmley will be presenting on their research at the next Spanish & Portuguese Research Group forum! October 12th at 3pm in Folwell 317.

The Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics Association's (HALLA) first meeting of the semester is coming up on October 10th!

Join us at 2:30pm on Wednesday, October 10th, for presentations by Graduate Students Christina Mirisis and Angela George on their linguistics research, in Folwell 113.

book image-Ginzburg-sm.jpg"Walter Benjamin: rastro, aura e história" is a new book edited by Visiting Professor Jaime Ginzburg and Sabrina Sedlmayer (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, UFMG), published by Editora da UFMG. It was formally presented on September 28, at the Conference "III Colóquio Internacional Nachleben: Escrita e Imagem em Walter Benjamin e Aby Warburg", organized by Núcleo Walter Benjamin at UFMG.

books-qtr-A.jpgA talk, in Spanish, by Javier Pérez Andújar, Spanish author and critic


Thursday, October 25, 2012
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
116 Folwell Hall

Free and open to the public -- Light refreshments served

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