Rompiendo Fronteras Faculty Panel
Posted: 06/07/2021
The Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) Program hosted a virtual event in late April aimed to support Latinx students who plan to attend graduate school.  The event called Rompiendo Fronteras: The Latinx Experience in Grad School featured a series of guests, which included both faculty members and...
Posted: 06/03/2021
Hello, I’m David Wacks, Professor of Spanish and Head of Romance Languages, and it is an honor to be able to address the graduating seniors of the class of 2021, majors in French, Italian, Spanish, and Romance Languages. I would much prefer to speak to you and your families in person, but I am glad...
Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival
Posted: 04/22/2021
In Winter 2021, students enrolled in the course RL407/507 Queer from the South took part in a virtual Q&A with two of the Tunis-based Mawjoudin Queer Film organizers Festival (MQFF), Weema Askri and Karam Aouni. Joined also by Cinema Studies majors from CINE440/540 Mediterranean Film &...
UO Map
Posted: 04/14/2021
The University of Oregon is home to a highly forward-thinking and innovative campus. The school has incorporated many different programs and changes to the campus to ensure that the environment is inclusive. They have included many tactics to ensure inclusion through additions such as genderless...
Jon Jaramillo
Posted: 03/28/2021
Spanish 202 students were challenged to re-create the works of art they selected from different Hispanic countries, using found elements/objects from their own lives; then, they were asked to reflect on the experience of selecting and re-creating works of art that spoke to them.  ART COVERSSpanish...
Espejo de los detalles
Posted: 01/16/2021
Jesús Sepúlveda is the author of ten poetry collections and three books of essays, including his green anarchist manifesto The Garden of Peculiarities (2002) and his book on Latin American poetry Poets on the Edge (2016).  His poems were collected in Poemas de un bárbaro in 2013 and his collection...
Bora Hadjivassiliou
Posted: 01/10/2021
This article examines two novels about France's colonial legacy in the Indian Ocean and establishes a lineage between Marguerite Duras's Le vice-consul (1966), set in 1930s colonial India, and Nathacha Appanah's Tropique de la violence (2016), set in present-day Mayotte.
Bronwen Maxson
Posted: 10/15/2020
Librarian Bronwen Maxson has co-authored an article in the Journal of Academic librarianship titled, Boolean redux: Performance of advanced versus simple Boolean searches and implications for upper-level instruction. It is a follow up to an article about teaching Boolean in introductory-level...
Celebración de la Hispanidad 2020
Posted: 09/19/2020
Jesús Sepúlveda and the rest of the department are incredibly excited to invite students and all individuals to a celebration of Hispanic cultures. This event was organized by the Instituto de Cultura Oregonian (ICO) and the Mexican Consulate of Portland.
Maya Mackey
Posted: 06/22/2020
Recently the Romance Language department has recognized graduating seniors for their accomplishments and success in our programs. Professor Grammon has felt encouraged to recognize Maya Mackey for her success in the department.


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