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Modern Languages Hosts Successful Study Abroad Event, Names Photo Contest Winners

"Izamal" by Max Annable (Merida, Mexico, 2016)

The Modern Languages Department celebrated International Education Week on Nov. 14 with “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Making the Most of Study Abroad with Modern Languages.” The evening was an enjoyable homecoming for students who recently returned from languages programs in places as diverse as Salzburg, Cuenca, Italy, France, Mexico, Moscow and Toledo. They shared their memories […]

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November 15, 2017 at 3:53 pmNews

Two Grad Students Earn Excellence in Teaching Awards

From left, Genoveva Di Maggio and Angela Romero

Modern Languages graduate students Genoveva Di Maggio and Angela Romero earned the Excellence in Teaching Award after completing the College of Arts & Sciences’ Advanced Graduate Teaching Certificate program with high distinctions. Both are in the Spanish master’s program at Ohio University. “These teaching assistants have been instructing lower-division Spanish […]

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November 7, 2017 at 5:05 pmNews

Graduate Students Participate in Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Graduate students at Ohio Latin Americanist Conference

Twenty-five graduate students and faculty members from the Modern Languages Department and the Latin American Studies graduate program participated in the 16th Annual Ohio Latin Americanist Conference on Oct. 21 and 22. Organized by the Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State University in collaboration with Ohio University, this […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:05 pmNews

College Mourns Russian Professor Vera Belousova

Dr. Vera Belousova

Ohio University mourns faculty member Dr. Vera Belousova, 59, who passed away Nov. 2 at the Kobacker House, a hospice care center in Columbus. Belousova was a Senior Lecturer in Russian in the Modern Languages Department. She was born in Moscow, Russia (then Soviet Union) and moved to Athens in […]

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November 3, 2017 at 7:42 pmNews

Ganeshan, Di Maggio Present on Politeness Strategies in Spanish

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and  graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium.

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and Modern Languages graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio presented their research on politeness strategies used in Uruguayan, Mexican and Peninsular Spanish at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in Lubbock, TX, Oct. 26-28. Ganeshan is Assistant Professor of Spanish, and Di Maggio is a  second-year master’s student of […]

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November 3, 2017 at 10:28 amResearch

Modern Languages | Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Outside the Canon Using Graphic Novels, Nov. 6

Dr. Adam King

The Modern Languages Colloquium series presents Dr. Adam “Adi” King discussing “Comics or Cultural Critique? Teaching Outside the Canon Using Graphic Novels” on Monday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in Gordy 113. The presentation will last approximately 20 to 25 minutes, with a with a question-and-answer period to follow. King, […]

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November 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents

Modern Languages Study Abroad | Oh, the Places You’ll Go, Nov. 14

During International Education Week 2017, the Modern Languages Department hosts “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Making the Most of Study Abroad with Modern Languages” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the first floor of Gordy Hall from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Ohio University students who have studied in Austria, Ecuador, France, Italy, Mexico, Russia and Spain […]

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November 1, 2017 at 8:45 pmEvents