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Argetina study abroad studentsHispanic Linguistics Ph.D. Candidate Phil Thornberry will present his doctoral dissertation research The acquisition of Buenos Aires Spanish intonation during a study abroad semester on April 25th. Phil's dissertation analyzes the changes in second language Spanish intonation of 11 learners studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, while also accounting for these changes via an examination of relevant extralinguistic factors, such as contact with native speakers and attitudes towards the host culture and language variety. This public presentation will be part of Phil's doctoral final exam.

Friday, April 25th
10:00 a.m.
112 Folwell Hall
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

PPP LogoThe graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies are proud to announce their first graduate conference entitled "Power, Prestige and the Periphery." The event will take place on the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus on April 11 and 12, 2014. The event is open and free to attend.

For more information please visit our webpage

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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Thumbnail image for sprg-sm.jpgFriday, March 7th
113 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Catalina Ahumada and Xiaoxi Zhang, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, December 13th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Angela Castro and Amy Hill, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

SPRG 12-13.pdf

Thumbnail image for Lynch, Andrew.Monday, November 11th
2:30 to 4:00pm
12 Folwell Hall

"Imagination is a key concept of cultural studies and theories of nationalism (Benedict Anderson, 1983) and postmodernity (Arjun Appadurai, 1996). However, contemporary scholars of language and linguistics have given little attention to the potential role of imagination in phenomena of language use and, in multilingual settings, language choice. This talk explores the ways in which language is imagined in the postmodern context of Miami, tracing the relationship between imagination and sociolinguistic reality. Evidence from sociolinguistic surveys, perceptual experimentation, and personal interviews is presented, as well as critical textual analyses of news coverage and popular television series set in South Florida."

HALLAFriday, November 15th
10:00am to 11:00am
317 Folwell Hall

Please join us as Hispanic Linguistics graduate students discuss their research. This month's speakers are Meghann Peace, Luz Hernandez and Brandon Rogers.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, November 8th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Marisol Soto and Daniela Goldfine, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

SPRG Nov 8.pdf

Barbara Fuchs: "Genre and Empire in the Mediterranean"

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Embarco_moriscos_en_el_Grao_de_valencia.jpgA Center for Early Modern History Work-in-Progress Seminar.
September 13th, 2013
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
140 Nolte

Barbara Fuchs, of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of English at UCLA, will share her work "Genre and Empire in the Mediterranean" in a Center for Early Modern History work-in-progress seminar. A copy of the paper for this seminar will circulate in advance and will be available from the Center for Early Modern History website.

Dates of Symposium: October 24-25, 2013
Place: Maroon & Gold Rooms at the Mcnamara Alumni Center

**Free and open to the public.**

The symposium will address violence against women as a human rights violation, the erasure of gender violence in cultural debates about human rights, and the epistemic revolts of the rethinking of violence from a gender perspective. We will gather an international group of scholars, artists and activists in order to discuss and to give visibility to these three major concerns: femicide/feminicide, rape in the context of genocide, armed conflict or state terrorism, and trafficking in women and girls with the purpose of sexual exploitation. We also hope to foster a dialogue that could lead to an ongoing interdisciplinary and transnational collaboration inside and outside the university community.

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!

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