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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

Ganeshan, Bonansea, O’Bryon Attend 2019 ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo

Ganeshan, Bonansea, O’Bryon Attend 2019 ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, and Carolina Bonansea and Isaiah O’Bryon, graduate students pursuing a master’s in Spanish, attended the 2019 American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in Washington DC from November 22–24. They attended several […]

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December 3, 2019 at 3:49 pmNews Research

Davis Studies Languages, Wants to Teach English or Spanish Abroad

Analee Davis

From Ohio University News Analee Davis ’22 grew up in Guatemala but knew she couldn’t stay there for college. “Because I wanted to do English and Spanish,” she said, explaining her decision to study abroad in the United States. Guatemala just didn’t have want she needed and wanted. That brought […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:37 amIn Class News

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

Ganeshan Presents at 2019 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan at the 2019 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages at Ohio University, presented a pragmatics research paper at the 2019 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in El Paso, Texas, Oct. 24–26. The paper titled “Las funciones del marcador discursivo uruguayo tá: una primera aproximación pragmática” (“The functions of the Uruguayan discourse […]

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October 31, 2019 at 3:46 pmResearch