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
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

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