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Erin Gallo (Ph.D. Candidate 2018) Publishes in Hispanic Review

Ph.D. candidate Erin Gallo has just published an article in the prestigious Hispanic Review. Abstract: In September 1966, during the incipient stages of the US Women’s Liberation Movement, Rosario Castellanos (1925–1974) began a yearlong stay in the United States as a visiting professor of ...

Sept 26-27: Chilean poet, Raúl ZURITA at UO

RAÚL ZURITA (1950) is one of Latin America’s most celebrated poets. His works include Purgatorio (1979), Anteparaíso (1982), Canto a su amor desaparecido (1985), La Vida Nueva (1994), INRI (2003) and Zurita (2011). Through his writings, Zurita chronicles the violent history of Chile’s military ...

Jesús Sepúlveda Celebrates the 27th International Festival of Poetry in Medellín, Colombia

Eleven days after the FARC (the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) laid down their arms, the International Festival of Poetry in Medellín began its 27th version, celebrating world peace and reconciliation in Colombia. If Medellín was associated with Pablo Escobar and the drug cartels in the ...

UO professor suggests a Willamette River view of the eclipse in Portland

Story originally published in the Around the O. Millions have their certified eclipse glasses ready for Monday’s solar event, but the UO’s Leah Middlebrook is recommending another eclipse essential for people in Portland: a flotation device. Middlebrook, a professor of comparative literature ...

Professor of Spanish David Wacks publishes in The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies

Professor of Spanish David Wacks has published an essay entitled “An Interstitial History of Medieval Iberian poetry” in The Routledge Companion to Iberian Studies Companion to Iberian Studies. (Javier Muñoz-Basols, Laura Lonsdale, and Manuel Delgado, London: Routledge, 2017) Medieval Iberian ...

RL student to join Peace Corps in Peru

Briauna Jones (B.A. Spanish and Comparative Literature, with Latin American Studies minor, 2017) will travel to Peru after graduation in June to work in the youth development sector of the Peace Corps. After three months of training in Lima, her job will focus on healthy lifestyles and vocational ...

Gladhart on Migration and Theater

Prof. Amalia Gladhart has published “Teaching Latin American Migrations Through Theatre” in Latin American Theatre Review 50.1 (Winter 2016. The article examines how the concept of migration offers a useful organizing principle for an introduction to Latin American theatre, as it ...

Middlebrook on Cervantes’ Orphic Mode

Leah Middlebrook’s most recent essay, “Poetry and the Persiles: Cervantes’ Orphic Mode” appears in the most recent issue of the journal eHumanista (eHumanista/Cervantes (5). 2016. Ed. María Mercedes Alcalá Galán). Over the past number of years, she has been exploring ...

Languages Out Loud

Download Join Romance Languages Faculty and Students Wednesday May 3, 2017 at the EMU Amphitheatre for Languages Out Loud! An open celebration of our Multilingual Campus. Languages out Loud-flier-1c2mtk3

Speak Spanish? Portuguese? Consider a Major or Minor in Latin American Studies

Investigate why Frida Kahlo’s paintings are so enduringly popular. Dive into the world of Latin American soccer. Separate fact from fiction in the biography of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Sample popular dishes in countries across Latin America. The Latin American Studies Program offers an in-depth ...
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