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García-Caro publishes book on postnational satire in Fuentes and Pynchon

Associate Professor of Spanish Pedro García-Caro has published a book titled After the Nation: Postnational Satire in the Works of Carlos Fuentes and Thomas Pynchon (Northwestern University Press). From the Northwestern University Press website: After the Nation proposes a series of groundbreaking ...
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Moberg awarded fellowship for her work on Chicano theater

Erin Moberg, PhD Candidate in the Department of Romance Languages, has been awarded an Oregon Humanities Center Dissertation Fellowship for Winter 2015.  This Fellowship affords her a term without teaching duties, so that she can focus on dissertation research and writing. Erin’s research ...
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Gladhart Edits Special Issue of Symposium on Translation

Professor of Spanish Amalia Gladhart recently guest edited a special issue of the journal Symposium titled ’Translator + Translated: New Work from Latin America’ (Symposium 68; 2014) that brings together four renowned translators of Latin American literature, including Romance ...
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Spanish Heritage Language students tell their own stories in film

Spanish 218: Latino Heritage I forms part of the Spanish Heritage Language Program, an initiative of the Department of Romance Languages designed specifically for Spanish heritage language learners (SHL), students who have a personal, familial, or community connection to Spanish. Spanish 218 is for ...
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Herrmann publishes volume of essays on Spanish Holocaust Survivor

Associate Professor of Spanish Gina Herrmann, together with co-editor Professor Ofelia Ferrán (University of Minnessota), has published A Critical Companion to Jorge Semprún: Buchenwald, Before and After (Palgrave Macmillan 2014). The volume explores the life and work of Spanish Buchenwald ...
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Rigoletto publishes study of masculinity in Italian cinema

Assistant Professor of Italian and Cinema Studies Sergio Rigoletto has published Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s (Edinburgh University Press, 2014). Rigoletto’s book is a study of how Italian films re-envisage male identity in ...

Epple publishes on microfiction, delivers keynotes in Chile and Kentucky

Professor Emeritus of Spanish Juan Epple has published a book chapter titled “Precursores de la minificción hispanoamericana”, Entre el ojo y la letra. El microrrrelato hispanoamericano actual.  Carlos Paldao y Laura Pollastri, eds, (New York: Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española ...

Herrmann selected as one of two UO nominees for NEH Summer Stipend

Associate Professor of Spanish Gina Herrmann has been selected to one of two UO nominees for the 2015 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend program. Even if Herrmann should not be awarded the NEH funding, the UO will fund her research in summer 2015. Herrmann’s project is an ...
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Students create short films in summer Spanish ‘Screenplay Studies’ course

Students in professor Monica Fainzaig-Zylberberg’s summer SPAN 399 produced three amazing short films.  This is quite an impressive feat considering the condensed schedule of this 4 week long summer course. A note from professor Fainzaig-Zylberberg: The challenge to the students of Screenplay ...

RL majors honored for academic excellence

Congratulations to French Major Senna Steward, Spanish major Sarah Blanchard and Romance Languages major, Daniel Spragens! Senna Stewart and Daniel Spragens with Professor Moore and Professor Schacter. February 20, 2014 The three students were honored at an award ceremony and banquet on February ...
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