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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

Notable Alumni | Aaron Kahn Specializes in Golden Age of Spanish Literature

Dr. Aaron Kahn

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Aaron Kahn ’01 Spanish and English HTC Dr. Aaron M. Kahn teaches at a university in […]

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October 24, 2019 at 4:44 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Jim Michnowicz Breaking Cultural Barriers Through Hispanic Linguistics

Dr. Jim Michnowicz

By Regina Yoong Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Jim Michnowicz ’96, ’98 M.A. in Spanish Dr. Jim Michnowicz is Professor […]

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October 19, 2019 at 2:39 pmAlumni News