February 2013 Archives

Portraits with Conversation - Lecture with Felix de la Concha

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Painting and recording session with Holocaust Survivors
An art project by internationally recognized portrait artist

Felix de la Concha
Public Lecture
Thursday, February 28
11:30am
155 Nicholson Hall

"Una canción para mi Padre" - Lila Downs en concierto

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La Facultad de Artes Liberales de la Universidad de Minnesota y el Consulado de México en St. Paul presentan a la famosa cantante y ganadora del Grammy Latino, Lila Downs.

Domingo 10 de marzo a las 4 p.m.
Ted Mann Concert Hall
Universidad de Minnesota - West Bank

2013-2014 Imagine Fund Annual Award Winners

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if_wordmark-sm.jpgCongratulations to Sophia Beal, Ofelia Ferrán, Jaime Hanneken, and William (Bill) Viestenz!!!

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies is well-represented on the list of $5,000 Imagine Fund Annual Awards made to faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year. Following are the initiatives being developed by our faculty, using this research funding:
--Sophia Beal: The Images, Index, and Marketing for My Forthcoming Book
--Ofelia Ferrán: Jorge Semprún: The Duty of the Witness, The Task of the Writer
--Jaime Hanneken: T(r)opologies of Latinité
--William (Bill) Viestenz: Bullfighting: Sport, Violence, and Bioethics in Contemporary Spain

If you would like to see a complete list of winners, click on the following link: http://www.artsandhumanities.umn.edu/info/annual-awards/2013-recipients?page=4

Hispanic Literatures & Cultures Ph.D. Candidate Michael Arnold will be presenting his doctoral dissertation research, Saudade, Duende, and Feedback: The Hybrid Voices of Twenty-First-Century Indie Neoflamenco and Neofado. His work is a comparative, pan-Iberian study of contemporary national identity and hybrid culture with relation to contemporary music. This public presentation will be part of Michael's doctoral final exam.

Friday, February 15th
3:30 p.m.
Folwell 112
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

ICGCHispanic Literatures & Cultures Ph.D. Candidate Carla Manzoni will discuss her research at this month's ICGC Brown Bag lecture.

Friday, February 15th
12:00 p.m.
537 Heller Hall

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg.jpgFriday, March29th
Folwell 317
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Two Ph.D. Candidates in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, John Trevathan and Megan Corbin, will give presentations on their research.

Minnesotan Cuban Film Festival: Feb. 21st - Mar. 28th

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The Minnesota Cuba Committee in partnership with the Film Society of Minneapolis/Saint Paul presents the 2013 Minnesotan Cuban Film Festival.

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
February 21 - March 28
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main Street
Minneapolis

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