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Marian Paiva Mediavilla publishes article in France

Marian Paiva Mediavilla, doctoral student in Romance Languages, has published an article titled “Spectral Visions of the Império: Labor Photography and Spectrality within carte de visite during the 2nd Brazilian Empire.”

While in Lyon last year, Marian joined the aptly named “Têtes chercheuses” doctoral research group, which publishes a peer-reviewed journal, Missile.

Read the article here.

Congratulations, Marian!

 

Spring Speaker Series: Misogyny

 

Wednesday, April 24th

Fabian Alfie, Professor of Italian, University of Arizona

“Many Men Talking with the Same Mouth: The Discourse/s of Misogyny in Medieval Italian Literature.” 3:30-5:00PM, 151 McKENZIE HALL

 

 

Wednesday, May 8th

Renée-Claude Breitenstein, Associate Professor of French, Brock University

“Defending the Female Sex: Collected Eulogies of Women in the French Renaissance.”

3:30-5:00PM, 151 McKENZIE HALL

 

Friday, May 17th

Verónica Gago, University of Buenos Aires/CONICET

“El cuerpo del trabajo: una lectura desde la huelga feminista/The body

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ITAL 399 Student-Producers Create Cooking Shows based on Historical Italian Cookbooks

In ITAL 399: Mediterranean Foodways, Assistant Professor of Italian Diana Garvin’s students produced their own cooking shows in Italian. They prepared 19thand 20th recipes for tortellini and minestrone, and explained the historical context that determined ingredient choices and preparation methods. In doing so, students learned how to analyze primary sources and navigate digital archives, thus launching their Italian studies at UO into the wider world.

Academia Barilla’s Gastronomic Library provided the course’s digital research site. Students perused historical cookbooks from the

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