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Sayo Murcia Wins Award

Sayo Murcia Awarded for Excellence in Pedagogy

Congratulations to Sayo Murcia, Senior Instructor of Spanish for winning the prestigious Thomas F. Herman Achievement Award for Excellence in Pedagogy.

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014 UO President Michael Gottfredson (along with a large group of fellow faculty members, family, and friends) surprised Mrs. Murcia with the award during her Spanish 320 class.  You can watch a video of the ‘surprise award ceremony’ below.

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Enjuto receives award

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel Receives Excellence Award

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel, Associate Professor of Spanish in the Romance Languages department, has been awarded Excellence Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Graduate Studies this year.

Enjuto Rangel consistently supports not only her advisees, but all Romance Languages and Comparative Literature students by putting important scholarship, grant, and internship opportunties within reach. Additionally, Enjuto Rangel has provided unique mentorship opportunities by bringing academic and artistic events to campus that keep graduate students up-to-date on scholarly advances and to meet influential


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Cory Browning, to join UO Fall 14

Cory Browning to Join UO RL Fall 14

Cory Browning is completing his PhD in Romance Studies at Cornell University. Cory’s research focuses primarily on nineteenth-century French literature, but he also works on eighteenth and twentieth century French and Francophone literature, aesthetics and politics, and the fledgling field of terrorism studies. His dissertation analyzes the French Revolutionary Terror and its “restagings” in French Romanticism, the advent of avant-garde theater and anarcho-terrorism in the wake of the Paris Commune, and the Algerian War. Recasting Marx’s observation that humanity makes its


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