Post Tagged with: "Melissa Figueroa"

Figueroa, Torres Organize Spanish Literature Reading Series

Dr. Amado Láscar reads from his poetry collection, La misma lluvia por distintos cerros (The Same Rain Over Different Hills).

The Modern Languages Department is having a series of readings in Spanish by faculty and graduate students. This series is organized by Dr. Melissa Figueroa and Dr. Daniel Torres in order to promote Spanish and Spanish American Literature on campus and to bring together Spanish speakers and readers with contemporary […]

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November 19, 2019 at 6:01 pmNews

Figueroa Organizes Panel On Early Modern Spanish Literature

From left, Dr. Tania de Miguel Magro, Dr. Melissa Figueroa, Dr. Glenda Y. Nieto-Cuebas and Dr. Erin Cowling pose at Figueroa's panel on Early Modern Spanish literature.

Dr. Melissa Figueroa of the Modern Languages Department organized a panel on Early Modern Spanish Literature and also presented at the well-attended panel. Drs. Tania de Miguel Magro (West Virginia University), Erin Alice Cowling (MacEwan University) and Glenda Y. Nieto-Cuebas (Ohio Wesleyan University), visited Ohio University on Nov. 12 to […]

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November 15, 2019 at 2:59 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

Mexican Theater Performance of El Merolico, Oct. 19

El merolico will be performed by Efe Tres Teatro on Oct. 19.

The Mexican theater company, Efe Tres Teatro, comes to campus on Oct. 19 to perform El merolico at 7 p.m. in Scripps Hall, room 111. The performance is based on three plays originally published in 1613 by the Spanish writer, Miguel de Cervantes: El viejo celoso (The Jealous Old Man), […]

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October 1, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

Figueroa Presents a Paper at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Melissa Figueroa

Dr. Melissa Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Spanish, presented a paper on “Theater Reminiscences: The Politics of Memory after the Expulsion of the Moriscos” at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in Boston. The paper explored how the Moriscos—descendants of Muslims in Spain who were forced to convert […]

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November 29, 2016 at 3:32 pmResearch

Master Students Participate in a Symposium on the Spanish Comedia

Graduate students attend Reimagining the Spanish Comedia in the Transmedia Age.

Several graduate students from Ohio University participated in the symposium “Reimagining the Spanish Comedia in the Transmedia Age,” which explored new ways of examining Hispanic classical theater in order to make it more relevant to college students and other audiences in the United States.  As the conference, hosted by Ohio […]

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October 4, 2016 at 12:48 pmIn Class News

Figueroa Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Work on Spanish Play

Melissa Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Juan Ruiz de Alarcon’s Quien mal anda mal acaba: An Annotated Edition.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the Honors […]

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February 23, 2016 at 10:16 amAnnouncements