Post Tagged with: "Spanish"

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

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

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

Translation Club Interprets for Three Visiting Delegations

OUTC Advisor Dr. María Postigo (center) interpreting for the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) in the Spring of 2018. OUTC President Victor Niro (left) and OUTC Vice President Spencer Cappelli (right) interpreting for the Universidad de Manizales (Colombia) in the fall of 2018.

Since its formation in 2017, the Ohio University Translation Club has been a valuable resource, providing the university with fast and reliable interpreting services. So far, the club has carried out translations and interpreted for three delegations who came to Ohio University to strengthen their partnerships between various programs. The […]

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January 22, 2019 at 11:12 amNews

Ganeshan Co-authors Article on Service Learning and Spanish Verbal Aspect

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, published an article on the impact of service learning on students’ understanding of the Spanish verbal aspect. Ganeshan co-authored the article with Dr. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch of the University of Nebraska Omaha Foreign Languages and Literature Department. The article, […]

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January 22, 2019 at 10:28 amResearch