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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.

Spanish and Portuguese Study Abroad Panel

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Friday, November 5th
1:00p.m-2:00p.m.
140 Nolte Center

**Interested in studying abroad?
**Want to hear more about study abroad experiences from students who have already studied abroad?
**Wondering about how study abroad classes can transfer to your Spanish Studies or Spanish/Portuguese major or minor?

Come hear from current U of M students who have recently studied abroad as they explain the application process, how to choose a program, what the experience was like, etc.

Please RSVP to spadvise@umn.edu



MAY TERM in Buenos Aires! Learning Abroad opportunity

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Human Rights & Collective Memory in Buenos Aires.

A U of MN May Term Global Seminar

Application deadline: March 1st.

Spanish majors and minors may receive elective credit toward their major by taking this course and completing coursework in Spanish.

"Memory is like the blood of time, and we are seeking the DNA
of broken dreams, of lost Memory; blocked, silenced, exiled."
—Viviana Ponieman, visual artist, writing about the memory of the disappeared in Argentina.

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