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Undecided, She Found Passion for Language and Culture

Laura Gilbert

  Laura Gilbert, originally from Centerville, OH, is about to finish a double major in Spanish and Linguistics, with an additional certificate in Latin American Studies. Though she has thoroughly enjoyed her educational journey at Ohio University, Gilbert is excited to see what the future holds. “I applied to Ohio […]

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November 28, 2017 at 11:19 amNews

Studying in Spain Provides Incredible Learning Opportunities

Studying in Spain Provides Incredible Learning Opportunities

From Compass Keith Woodall’s students learn a great deal of Spanish in their classes at Ohio University, but he is always amazed to see how living and studying in Spain rapidly expands and enhances their knowledge of the language. Through their involvement in a study away program in Spain offered […]

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November 20, 2017 at 12:28 pmIn Class News

Ganeshan, Di Maggio Present on Politeness Strategies in Spanish

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and  graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium.

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan and Modern Languages graduate student Genoveva Di Maggio presented their research on politeness strategies used in Uruguayan, Mexican and Peninsular Spanish at the 2017 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium in Lubbock, TX, Oct. 26-28. Ganeshan is Assistant Professor of Spanish, and Di Maggio is a  second-year master’s student of […]

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November 3, 2017 at 10:28 amResearch

Modern Languages Study Abroad | Oh, the Places You’ll Go, Nov. 14

During International Education Week 2017, the Modern Languages Department hosts “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Making the Most of Study Abroad with Modern Languages” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the first floor of Gordy Hall from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Ohio University students who have studied in Austria, Ecuador, France, Italy, Mexico, Russia and Spain […]

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November 1, 2017 at 8:45 pmEvents

Alum Named Partner at Kentucky Law Firm

Matthew Wisecup

Ohio University alum Matthew A. Wisecup ’05 was named partner at Kentucky’s eighth largest law firm, reports the Times Journal. Connect with him on LinkedIn. Wisecup double majors in Political Science–Pre-Law and Spanish from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. GREENUP, KY— McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, […]

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February 4, 2017 at 2:49 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

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

Senior Studies Language, Three Cultures in Morocco

Ohio University senior Mica Smith poses for a photo while visiting Morocco this past summer for an intensive summer language study.

By Catherine Hofacker From Compass While many college students worked summer jobs or interned in their field of study, Ohio University senior Mica Smith was in Morocco. Don’t think she had it easy, however. Smith was a spring 2016 recipient of the Critical Languages Scholarship, which offers awardees an eight-week […]

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October 5, 2016 at 9:40 amNews