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National Spanish Honor Society Initiates Eight New Students

¡Felicidades! to the new initiates of Sigma Delta Pi: Allison Shryok, Anna Traini, Blake Weyland, Jacob Handley, Jim Nally, Kathryn Gardner, Margaret Saine, and Vincent Lyons.

  The Ohio University Chapter Pi Rho/Tao of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, celebrated the initiation of eight new members on Oct. 8. Sigma Delta Pi is the only national honor society recognizing outstanding college and university students of Spanish and requires members to hold a […]

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October 12, 2018 at 8:25 amNews

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 2, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

40 Alumni Return for Salzburg 50th Anniversary Celebration

2019 Program – Maria Alm, Austria

The Modern Languages Department celebrated the 50th anniversary of its study abroad program in Salzburg, Austria, in September. Since 1968, Ohio University students have been traveling to Austria to refine and expand their German skills. Initially, a collaboration with Bowling Green State University offered an academic year abroad for more […]

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September 28, 2018 at 9:41 amNews

Ganeshan Authors Article on Lexical Semantics of Spanish Psychological Verbs

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article titled “Examining agentivity in Spanish reverse-psych verbs” on the lexical semantics of Spanish psychological verbs in the journal Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics (2018). Abstract: In Spanish reverse-psychological verbs, the experiencer argument can have accusative […]

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September 28, 2018 at 9:00 amResearch

OHIO Graduate Students Organize Speak Up WoMEN Poetry and Music Jam

From left, poets and event organizers Claudia Cisneros and Violeta Orozco

Students, professors, writers and musicians from different ages, countries and walks of life came together in a feminist and new masculinities poetry and music event #SpeakUpWoMEN at Jackie O’s on Sept. 12. They spoke up against gender violence and in support for the female victims of harassment and abuse at Ohio University and in Athens. Violeta […]

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September 23, 2018 at 1:17 pmNews

Modern Languages Hosts ‘Trail of Love. The Manifesting Poetic Destination,’ Sept. 14

Ohio University’s Modern Languages Department, the Modern Language Art Initiative, and Rulfo’s Hut (the Modern Languages Literacy Workshop) hosted a poetry event titled, “Trail of Love. The Manifesting Poetic Destination” on Friday, Sept. 14 in Gordy Hall. The event began with a set of love songs performed by “The Larger […]

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September 1, 2018 at 8:45 pmEvents

Salzburg Study Abroad Program 50th Anniversary Celebration, Sept. 15

Students and faculty at 2018 study abroad in Salzburg, Austria.

The Salzburg spring semester study abroad program celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, making it one of the longest running programs at Ohio University. Former students, program directors and instructors, and the campus community will gather on Saturday, Sept. 15, for an open house event at Gordy Hall 113 starting […]

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September 1, 2018 at 8:30 pmEvents