Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Italian Diana Garvin and Professor of Spanish David Wacks, who have been named 2019 Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies.
The Instituto de Cultura Oregoniana (ICO)—a non-profit organization that promotes the Spanish-speaking culture in Oregon and multilingualism as a source of common prosperity—awarded Chilean poet and RL instructor Jesús Sepúlveda the First Prize of Poetry in the “II Concurso de Poesía Oregoniana...
[see the corresponding article in the Register-Guard]
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...
On April 25, Melanie Williams, Senior Instructor II of French, and students from FR 399 “French for Professional Use” took a road trip to Portland to meet with WorldOregon, Mercy Corps and a Nike employee (and UO alumna). Jeff Magoto, Director of the Yamada Language Center, joined the group.
Crystal Chemris, Courtesy Assistant Professor of Spanish, has published an essay, “Moriscos, Amerindians and Góngora’s Soledades in Context,” in the journal eHumanista/Conversos. This essay responds to the French anthropologist Carmen Bernand’s association of the Baroque poet, Luis de Góngora, the...
See Garvin’s course featured in Around the O‘s story on the LIFT program (June 20, 2019)
Eugenia Lollini, who graduated with majors in Romance Languages and Anthropology, has published an article, “Before the Spectacle: Shaping Gender and Class in Beirut’s Beauty Salons,” in the Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal’s Winter 2019 issue. Read the article here: https://scholarsbank....
Assistant Professor of Spanish Sociolinguistics Devin Grammon has been named a 2019-20 Sustainability Faculty Fellow. The fellowship will aid in the development of Grammon’s combined research and pedagogical project on the linguistic landscape and public use of Spanish in Eugene, focused on issues...