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Kunkel Presents Work on Tonal, Non-Tonal Sounds in English and Mandarin

Gwen Kunkel, HTC Communication Sciences and Disorders major and Spanish minor, presented her research on “Auditory Perception and Electrophysiological Responses to Chimeric Sounds.”

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Gwen Kunkel, an Honors Tutorial College Communication Sciences and Disorders major and Spanish minor, presented her research on “Auditory Perception and Electrophysiological Responses to Chimeric Sounds.” Kunkel worked with […]

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April 19, 2019 at 4:42 pmResearch

HTC Spanish Freshman Presents a Paper on Surrealism in Spanish Art

Honors Tutorial College Spanish Major, freshman Kaitlyn Booher (left), poses with Associate Professor of Spanish, Dr. Mary Jane Kelley (right), prior to giving her presentation "The Reaction of Surrealist Artists to the Spanish Civil War."

Kaitlyn Booher, a freshman Honors Tutorial College Spanish major, presented her spring semester project, “The Reaction of Surrealist Artists to the Spanish Civil War.” She completed the project in a tutorial with Dr. Mary Jane Kelley, Professor of Spanish. For the project, Booher examined the artwork of five artists: Joan […]

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April 19, 2019 at 2:41 pmResearch

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

Gallego-Led International Learning Community Collaborates on Needs for Non-Spanish Speakers in Argentina

Dr. Muriel Gallego (back of table on left) with members of the Comunidad de Aprendizaje Docente

Dr. Muriel Gallego, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics-Spanish in Modern Languages, participated in the 2019 opening meeting of the inter-institutional, international Faculty Learning Community/Comunidad de Aprendizaje Docente. This FLC was created in 2017 thanks to the efforts of Gallego and Dr. Paola Piacenza (Instituto Superior San Bartolomé, Universidad Nacional de […]

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April 6, 2019 at 12:47 pmResearch

Barrile Gives Presentation on Online Language Learning

Dr. Matthew Barrile delivers his colloquium talk “Spanish on Your Time: The Asynchronous Online Language Classroom.”

Dr. Matthew Barrile, online curricular designer and Spanish lecturer in the Modern Languages Department, delivered a presentation at the spring term Modern Languages Department Colloquium on March 26. In his presentation, “Spanish on Your Time: The Asynchronous Online Language Classroom,” Barrile detailed the unique design processes of an asynchronous online […]

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April 1, 2019 at 2:46 pmResearch

Coski Gives Keynote Talk at ‘Forging Linguistic Identities’ Conference

Dr. Christopher Coski delivers the keynote address "I Speak, Therefore We Are" at the fifth biannual Forging Linguistic Identities Conference.

Dr. Christopher Coski, Professor of French and Chair of Modern Languages, delivered the keynote address at the fifth biannual Forging Linguistic Identities Conference at Towson University in Maryland on March 15. Coski’s talk, “I Speak, Therefore We Are,” examined the implicit recasting of Cartesian identity in Condillac’s 1746 Essai sur […]

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March 22, 2019 at 2:12 pmResearch

Sigma Delta Pi Initiates 12 New Members

¡Felicidades! to the new initiates of Sigma Delta Pi: Alexander Petras, Allison Robertson, Annalee Davis, Carolyn Summerford, Cassidy Selep, Claire McGee, Colleen Cain, Emma Kane, Iyana Davis, Kaitlyn Booher, Liesl Ludwig, Molly Gannaway, and Rory O’Malley

  The Ohio University Chapter Pi Rho/Tao of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, initiated 12 new members at a Feb. 25 ceremony.   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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March 4, 2019 at 2:34 pmNews