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Gould addresses RL majors at 2016 Commencement

The following is the 2016 Romance Languages commencement address, given by  Evlyn Gould, CAS Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Professor Emerita of French   Buenos días y bienvenidos; bona tarde y bemvindos; Buona sera i benvenuti; bonjour et bienvenues…. Let your minds ...

Millar awarded fellowship at National Library of Portugal

Assistant Professor of Spanish Lanie Millar was awarded a month-long research fellowship at the National Library of Portugal in summer 2016. Millar will be working in the government archives from the Salazar/ Estado Novo dictatorship (1933-1974), to examine how the Portuguese government was ...

PhD candidate Erin Gallo publishes on Netflix TV series

Ph.D. candidate Erin Gallo has recently published a piece on Club de cuervos, the first Spanish-language TV series produced by Netflix and devoted to soccer. While Gallo’s dissertation deals with issues of gender in the works of Rosario Castellanos, she is also an active researcher and ...

Commencement 2016!!!

RL Celebrates its graduates. Congratulations to the class of 2016!

The Romance Languages 2016 Commencement Ceremony took place on Monday, June 13th.  The event was a held outdoors in the EMU Amphitheater. Congratulations to all of the graduates!!  A special congratulations is order for the MA ...

Trujillo awarded Perry J. Powers scholarship

Te conecta con tus raíces y te hace valorar ser bilingüe y entender que tienes dos puntos de vista.

Wendy Trujillo, a major in Spanish with plans of becoming a teacher, was awarded the Perry J Powers scholarship by the Department of Romance Languages. Wendy was additionally awarded a UO General ...

SHL Grads Nava Costales, García Bautista, and Santillán Nieto win awards

Three students who participated in the Department of Romance Languages’ Spanish Heritage Language program were recognized at the University Awards Celebration this spring. Kelsey Nava Costales received the Nontraditional Student Award, which recognizes the breadth and depth of experience and ...
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RL Spanish Heritage student Gildardo Corona’s journey from fields to graduation

“The SHL Program helped me start my career at UO because it gave me a platform to not only learn more about my Mexican heritage and history that I hadn’t learned before, but also helped me discover who I was as a person.”

  We in RL are proud of Gildardo Corona who received the ...

Public Lecture: Siskind. Wednesday, June 1, 5:30-7pm, Willamette Hall 110, “(De)provincializing World War I: Latin American Literature and the reshaping of global modernism”.

Mariano Siskind is John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities, from Harvard University (Department of Romance Languages and Comparative Literature). He has recently published _Cosmopolitan Desires. Latin American Literature and the Discourses of Globalization_ (Northwestern UP) which traces ...

Congratulations to Winners of 2016 Translation Studies Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Translation Studies Awards Graduate Summer Translation Awards Sheela Hadjivassiliou: “A Translation of Ananda Devi’s Le sari vert” Cristina Carnemolla: “’N’tu mezzo du camminu […]’ of the Translation: The Sicilian Translation of the Divine ...

2016 Romance Languages Newsletter

The 2016 Romance Languages Newsletter is here!  8 pages full of news and photos of our faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The newsletter is created by Prof. André Djiffack. Click here to view the 2016 RL Newsletter
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