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Prof. Nathalie Hester Awarded NEH Research Fellowship

Nathalie Hester, Associate Professor of French and Italian, has been awarded a prestigious and highly selective National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship for her in-progress book project, Inventing America in Baroque Italy: Columbus, Vespucci, and New World Epic.  Inventing ...

Cine-Lit 9—A conference on Hispanic Cinema and Literature

  March 9-11, 2019     Founded in 1990, Cine-Lit is the continuing, cooperative organization between the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Oregon State University that, in conjunction with the Portland International Film Festival, organizes an international symposium on ...

2018 Autorretrato Poetry Awards announced

¡Enhorabuena! Warm congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Autorretrato Poetry Awards! After reading Pablo Neruda’s poem “Autorretrato” during the third week of classes—and following plenty of creative conversations about poetic descriptions—all 462 second-year Spanish students created ...

Prof. Gladhart publishes story in Nowhere Magazine

Professor Amalia Gladhart has published a story, titled “Of a Feather,” in the online journal of travel writing, Nowhere Magazine. Of a Feather

Prof. García-Caro publishes article on recently recovered play

Pedro García-Caro, Associate Professor of Spanish, has published an article, “A Play for Branciforte:  Early California and the Survival of Astucias por heredar un sobrino a un tío, a Banned Comedia from Bourbon New Spain,” in the latest issue of Early American Literature (Vol. 53, ...

Prof. Rigoletto publishes an essay on Italian film star Anna Magnani and postwar populism

Sergio Rigoletto, Associate Professor of Italian and Cinema Studies, has published an essay entitled “(Un)dressing authenticity: Neorealist stardom and Anna Magnani in the postwar era (1945-48)” in the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media (Vol.6 Number 8, 2018; pp. 389-403). The essay explores ...

RL professor Diana Garvin illuminates Italy’s coffee-drinking history

Curious about the origins of some of Italy’s espresso traditions? Diana Garvin, specialist in Mediterranean studies with a focus on food history in Italy, offers some background in two recent articles: A Brief History of the Caffè Corretto and Barley Coffee: It’s Just as Good as it ...

RL Ph.D. student Javier Velasco publishes edition of Bolivian author

  Javier Velasco, Alejandra Echazú, Leonardo García-Pabón Javier Velasco Camacho (a Ph.D. student in the Department of Romance Languages) in collaboration with Dr. Alejandra Echazú Conitzer (Universidad Católica Boliviana), have published Cuentos by Walter Montenegro (La Paz: Plural, ...

First-year French students create bulletins (‘newsletters’)

To give our first-year students a chance to explore a topic of their choice and/or to express themselves in writing in a personal way, we decided to create a “bulletin” for each level and have students contribute the articles!  Please enjoy perusing these first editions, and look for more to ...

Thinking Authenticity Series: Noa Steimatsky

Please join us for the final lecture of the ‘Thinking Authenticity’ Speaking Series Noa Steimatsky (Berkeley/ACLS) ‘The Face on Film: Made and Unmade’ Wed May 23 3-5pm  Willamette 100 Noa Steimatsky is Fellow of the American Council of Learned Society and  Visiting ...
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