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Spanish Major Liz Fetherston wins top collegiate debating prize

My Spanish major has helped me engage in competitive debate at a high level, because of its obvious focus on cultural knowledge, historical context, and interrogating the efficacy and necessity of United States hegemony in its various manifestations. In debate, I’ve found this to be extremely important in discussions of US domestic policy, in terms of immigration, and US foreign policy, in terms of neocolonialist expansion and development.

The classes I’ve taken as a part of my degree have fostered this critical engagement with a given topic. Learning the material in a second language

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Pa Negre

Spanish Film Club: Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero American Cinema

Pa Negre

Mondays at 7pm April-May 2014 (weeks 2-9) Global Scholars Hall—Room 117

In collaboration with Latin American Studies, Romance Languages, the Yamada Language Center, Cinema Studies, the Oregon Humanities Center and the Global Scholars Hall. SFC_Flyer_University of Oregon

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́́Émile Zola 1840-1902

Gould speaks on teaching Zola and public school curriculum

́́Émile Zola 1840-1902

Professor of French and Distinguished Professor in the Humanities Evlyn Gould delivered a paper at AIZEN in New Orleans, LA, called “Naturalism’s New Novel: Experiments in Teaching in Zola and Barrès.” AIZEN, the Association Internationale pour Zola et le Naturalisme, ranks as the premiere international conference venue for study of Emile Zola and Naturalism in a Global Context. As Gould’s recently authored Dreyfus and the Literature of the Third Republic features debates surrounding the establishment of free national public education in France at the time

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