May 2013 Archives

Carol Klee awarded Premio Narváez

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Klee-Premio_Narvaez-May2013-sm.jpgCarol A. Klee was recognized for her contributions to the field of Spanish studies at an awards ceremony on May 18 at the Wellstone Center in St. Paul. Klee received the Premio Narváez from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese for being an extraordinary teacher of Spanish who continues to be a role model and mentor for teachers throughout the state of Minnesota and across the U.S.

Hispanic Linguistics Ph.D. Candidate John Trimble will be presenting his doctoral dissertation research Acquiring variable L2 Spanish intonation in a study abroad context. His dissertation follows the L2 (second language) Spanish intonation and social interactions of study abroad participants as they spend a semester in the Venezuelan Andes, a dialect of Spanish known for its distinct absolute interrogative intonation. This public presentation will be part of John's doctoral final exam.

Friday, June 7th
11:00 a.m.
Folwell 120
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, May 17th
Folwell 317
3:00 to 5:00pm

Portuguese Studies Assistant Professor Sophia Beal will present "Walking All over Brasília: Cultural Texts of the Capital from the 1970s to 2000s" for the final SPRG forum of the academic year. Please join us!

TrevathanHispanic Literatures & Cultures Ph.D. Candidate John Trevathan will be presenting his doctoral dissertation research Beyond the Niche: Ecological Cultural Production in the Iberian Peninsula. His dissertation comparatively analyzes regional representations of landscapes in film, poetry, novels, painting and art installations in order to re-think the place of nature in the discourses of Iberian cultural identity. This public presentation will be part of John's doctoral final exam.

Thursday, May 16th
12:30 p.m.
Folwell 121
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

Hispanic Literatures and Cultures Ph.D. Candidate Daniela Goldfine was recently presented with a teaching award by the Minnesota Student Association and the Council of Graduate Students, after being nominated by her students in Span 3104.

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