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New faculty book published

Congratulations to Dr. Corbalán on the publication of her 2016 book! Memorias fragmentadas

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Cuba Center hosts talk 11/18 by Dr. Raul Rodríguez on “US/Cuba Relations: Beyond the Cold War”

On Wednesday, Nov 18 at 4:30-5:30 the Cuba Center for Collaboration and Research and Arts and Sciences is sponsoring a talk by Dr. Raul Rodriguez from CEHSEU and the University of La Habana. The title of his talk “US/Cuba Relations: Beyond the Cold War.” The activity will be held in 257 BB Comer from 4:30 […]

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Guest speaker 11/13 – Armin Schwegler on “Linguistics and population genetics (DNA)”

La Última Letra is hosting a guest speaker on November 13th.  Dr. Armin Schwegler from UC Irvine will give a talk on “Linguistics and population genetics (DNA)”. This talk will be at 3pm in Lloyd 132.

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Miller presents on “Dialectically Different? Acoustic Analysis of Vowels Produced by a Group of Children From Seville, Spain

Alyssia Miller will present a paper on “Dialectically Different? Acoustic Analysis of Vowels Produced by a Group of Children from Seville, Spain” as part of the IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2016.

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Spanish Guided Tours at the UA Natural History Museum

“Aventuras en el museo” – Spanish Guided Tours at the UA Natural History Museum – Spring and Fall 2014, and Fall 2015. http://cesr.ua.edu/ua-students-help-english-language-learners-in-tuscaloosa-schools-while-sharpening-their-own-spanish-speaking-skills/

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Faculty journal publication

Dr. Karina Vázquez published an article on “La poética del enrarecimiento en La mujer sin cabeza (2009), de Lucrecia Martel” in the Journal of Hispanic Research – Special Issue on Film Studies Scholarship Vol. 16, N 1 (February 2015), 31-48.

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Faculty conference presentation

A poster on “Differentiation between strong and weak pronouns among bilinguals: Evidence from Spanish/English code-switching” will be presented by Dr. Bryan Koronkiewicz at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (HLS), to be held September 24-27, 2015 in Champaign, Illinois.

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Faculty conference presentation

Spanish faculty Dr. Bryan Koronkiewicz presented a poster on “Methods in code-switching research: The value of monolingual judgments” at the International Symposium of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech (ISMBS), Chania, Crete, Greece on September 7-10, 2015.

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Graduate student conference presentation

Graduate students Alyssia Miller and William Justin Morgan will present the poster “Like or Tweet: A Comparative Analysis of the Use of Facebook vs. Twitter” at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), San Diego, CA. November 20-22, 2015. View proposal

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Spanish section in the News

The following article on the Spanish Outreach program appeared in a recent publication of the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility: “UA students help English-language learners in Tuscaloosa schools while sharpening their own Spanish-speaking skills.” Read more…    

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