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Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Last held at Ohio University between 2008 and 2010, the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference (OLAC) is back on campus, hosted by the Modern Languages Department. The Feb. 28–29 event features Dr. Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor of History at Hofstra University, as the keynote speaker. The topic of her talk is […]

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February 1, 2020 at 5:15 pmEvents

Sigma Delta Pi Welcomes 19 New Members

From left, Row 1: Dr. Betsy Partyka (Advisor), Shayla Cohen, Jacqueline Menchaca, Alexis McCollough, Ali Russo, Caroline Tee, Della Harmison, Analee Davis
Rows 2, 3: Jessica Minarchek, Gustavo Velázquez, Claire McIsaac, Prestin Minter, María Díaz Martín, Hannah Posedel, Zoe Kiourtsis, Madeleine Case, Carli Henman, Alyssa Leaton, Alex Hiser, Andy Kostival, Joe Brucker

  The lights are low, the candles are lit and there is a knock at the door. Enter now 19 future members of Sigma Delta Pi led by advisor Dr. Betsy Partyka adorned in her finest black medieval garb. Four officers of Sigma Delta Pi stand behind a table topped […]

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December 18, 2019 at 8:06 amNews

Partyka, Henman Teach Middle Schoolers about Latin American Culture

Spanish graduate student Carli Henman and Dr. Betsy Partyka pose at the Bunsold Middle School Hispanic Cultural Celebration.

Dr. Betsy Partyka, Associate Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, and Carli Henman, a graduate student in Spanish, represented Ohio University and Sigma Delta Pi at the Hispanic Cultural Celebration at the Bunsold Middle School in Marysville, Ohio, on Nov. 3. During the celebration, middle school students and their families […]

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December 17, 2019 at 4:47 pmNews

Broughton Project on Mayan Movement Takes Expo Second

From left, Katherine Broughton poses with her thesis adviser Dr. Betsy Partyka), professor of Spanish.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Senior Katherine Broughton, Honors Tutorial College Spanish major, won second place in Arts and Humanities 2 with her thesis presentation, “Stories of Survivance: Revitalizing Mayan Culture through Public Art […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research

Partyka, Students Attend Cincinnati Romance and Arabic Languages Conference

Kaitlyn Booher, Carrie Summerford and Suzy Aftabizadeh sharing newly acquired Colombian detective novels over some Mexican dishes.

Dr. Betsy Partyka, Professor of Spanish, and three OHIO Honors Tutorial College Spanish majors attended the Cincinnati Romance and Arabic Languages Conference on April 7. Partyka presented a paper on a Paraguayan dictator novel by Renée Ferrer with a focus on the psychopathic features of the main characters and a […]

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April 15, 2019 at 2:50 pmResearch

Figueroa Authors Collection of Stories about Puerto Rican Traditions

Dr. Melissa Figueroa

Dr. Melissa Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published a collection of short stories titled Nota de duelo (Mourning Note) in ArtePoética Press, a New York-based publishing company that specializes in literature written in Spanish in the United States. The stories are about Puerto Rican traditions […]

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December 3, 2018 at 1:29 pmResearch

Sigma Delta Pi Initiates 12 New Members

The new initiates, current members, and current officers of Sigma Delta Pi

Congratulations to the new initiates of Sigma Delta Pi: Alexis Broomes, Alexis Wales, Genoveva Di Maggio, Olivia Sturtevant, Patrick Ballow, Rachel Broughton, Spencer Cappelli, Suzy Aftabizadeh, and Taryn Osborne. ¡Felicidades! Sigma Delta Pi, founded in 1919 at the University of California, Berkeley, is the only national honor society recognizing outstanding […]

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March 22, 2018 at 2:32 pmNews