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Middle school students experience a UO Spanish class

Sepúlveda with middle school students On February 25th, 2014, Kelly Middle School students from the Ganas program visited Senior Instructor Jesús Sepúlveda’s class “Cambios sociales” (Spanish 305).  The Ganas program is a bilingual and bicultural mentorship program between MECha members ...

Davis and Middlebrook lead sessions on language pedagogy in Huelva, Spain

Davis and Middlebrook with Univ. Huelva students Professor of Spanish Robert Davis and Associate Professor of Spanish Leah Middlebrook travelled to Huelva, Spain, between UO’s winter and spring terms to participate in the University of Huelva Master’s program in language teaching (Máster ...
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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 ...
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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

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 ...

Special screening of ‘The Great Beauty’- 2014 Academy Award

The UO Italian Program presents a special screening of ‘La Grande Bellezza‘, un film di Paolo Sorrentino.  Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film! Tuesday March 11th, 2014 7:00pm Bijou Art Cinemas (492 East 13th Avenue, Downtown Eugene) The film will be ...

French Language Group takes to the kitchen!

Je cuisine, tu cuisines, il/elle cuisine… Students in the French Language Program in the Global Scholars Hall gathered for two delicious cooking show and tell. The demonstration kitchen in the Global Scholars Hall has been busy! On April 19, GSH French Language Assistant Rylee Wightman shared a ...
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Dr. Vincent Michelot speaks on the Freedom of Religion in France

Wednesday, March 5th, 12:00-1:30pm- Knight Library Browsing Room The Secular State vs. New Religious Movements.  Ten years ago, France was often described as one of the most secular nations in Europe. The situation is very different today as hundreds of thousands of conservative Roman Catholics ...

Defending Human Rights: The Amazing Journey of a Mexican Journalist

Award-winning journalist and human rights advocate Lydia Cacho will visit the UO to deliver the 2014 “Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies” Unfortunately, this talk has been cancelled. Born in Cancún, Mexico, in 1963, Lydia Cacho is widely recognized as one of the ...

Sepúlveda reads from new books in tour of Chile

Senior Instructor Jesús Sepúlveda traveled to his native Chile in December to present his most recent book of poetry, Poemas de un bárbaro (Santiago de Chile: Contragolpe Ediciones, 2013)—a 261-page anthology of his selected poems that covers almost 30 years of writing.  He toured Santiago, ...
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