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UO Language Students earn Global Seal of Biliteracy

The University of Oregon has awarded 210 language students with the Global Seal of Biliteracy in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish in an inaugural program. Recipients tested to qualify for the new Global Seal of Biliteracy and can use the language credential to document their skills for jobs and study abroad opportunities.

The Yamada Language Center event was attended by awardees, university language professors, Sheila Bong of Avant Assessment, and Global Seal of Biliteracy representative, Hunter Sudek.

Students earned either the Functional Fluency or Working Fluency


Periphērica e-journal Launch

The first issue of Periphērica: A Journal of Social, Cultural, and Literary History, a multilingual, online, open-access, peer-reviewed, biannual journal, will be finally available this week. Join contributors, authors, and members of the editorial board for a launch reception at the Dream Lab in the Knight Library on Friday May 31st at 4:00-5.30! Some of our collaborators will be beaming in to celebrate together the opening of the new journal. Thanks to a committed group of readers, authors, reviewers, editors, and supporters, this journal has now become a reality. Periphērica seeks to ...

Millar Publishes Translation of Angolan Poet

 Lanie Millar, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, has published a Spanish translation of the poem “Monangamba” by Angolan poet António Jacinto. The translation appears in the journal CAL: Revista de poesía (Huelva, Spain) in a special issue on Portuguese-language poetry, co-edited by former RL graduate student Rafael Núñez Rodríguez. António Jacinto (1924-1991) was one of Angola’s most important poets of the independence generation. He co-founded the Angolan Writers’ Union in 1975, and served as Minister of Culture from 1975-1978. He was awarded Angola’s National


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