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Alonso-Sameño Doing Research, Workshops at Universities in India

Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño

Dr. Emilia Alonso-Sameño, Professor of Spanish, is on faculty fellowship leave this spring, working on a research project on internationalizing the curriculum and the development of global awareness at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She is also Affiliated Faculty in the Latin American Studies Program and Director of […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pmResearch

Gallego Elected to AAUSC Board of Directors

Dr. Muriel Gallego

Dr. Muriel Gallego, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics-Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, was elected to the American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators Board of Directors as the Spanish Language Section co-head for a two-year term. Gallego, along with other new members of the board, was introduced during the […]

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February 3, 2020 at 3:00 pmNews

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Last held at Ohio University between 2008 and 2010, the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference (OLAC) is back on campus, hosted by the Modern Languages Department. The Feb. 28–29 event features Dr. Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor of History at Hofstra University, as the keynote speaker. The topic of her talk is […]

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February 1, 2020 at 5:15 pmEvents

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

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

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

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