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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 & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, February 7th
106 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Carla Manzoni and Ross Sandell, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

Hispanic Issues Series, Volume 40

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HIScover.jpgWe are happy to announce the publication of Volume 40 in the Hispanic Issues Series:

Coloniality, Religion, and the Law in the Early Iberian World
Edited by Santa Arias and Raúl Marrero-Fente. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, 2014.

From postcolonial, interdisciplinary, and transnational perspectives, this collection of original essays looks at the experience of Spain's empire in the Atlantic and the Pacific and its cultural production.

For purchase see Vanderbilt University Press.

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

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.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg.jpgFriday, April 12th
317 Folwell Hall
3:00 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Carla Manzoni and Ángela Castro, will give presentations on their research this Friday.

Doctoral Research Showcase

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This year, our very own Nico Parmley (a 2012-13 Doctoral Dissertation Fellow) will be discussing his research at the Doctoral Research Showcase! Great job, Nico!

Nico's research is entitled: Imagining the Mediterranean: Disruption and Connectivity in Medieval Iberian Tales of the Sea

The Doctoral Research Showcase event details:

Tuesday, April 9
12:00-2:00pm
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

For more information visit z.umn.edu/drs

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.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, January 25, 2013
Folwell 317
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Professor William Viestenz presents on "La pell freda by Albert Sánchez Piñol: The Neighbor as the Monstrous Other"

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