LACLS Spring 2019 Film Series: Coraje

Screening of Peruvian director Alberto Durant’s Coraje (1999). The real life story of María Elena Moyano, a woman fighting against terrorism by the infamous Shining Path terrorist group in Peru on behalf of an oppressed population. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Free admission

LACLS Film Series

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Ixcanul (dir. Jayro Bustamante, 2015)

Free

Language and Identity Against All Odds: Judeo-Spanish in Istanbul and New York City

3031 Houser Hall

Dr. Rey Romero (University of Houston-Downtown) will address the role of language in society and the incidence of sociopolitical contexts in language development and use, with a focus on language shift, language and identity, and language maintenance. Dr. Romero is an Associate Professor of Spanish (Ph.D., Georgetown University) at The University of Houston-Downtown. In addition

Being Intense in Portuguese and Spanish: Corpus Approaches to Tracking Language Change

3031 Houser Hall

Public lecture given by Dr. Chad Howe, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Georgia. This presentation will focus on the use of corpus data in understanding ongoing linguistic change in Spanish and Portuguese intensifiers. Intensifiers are known to be prime candidates for gauging language change and variation (across regions and age groups)

Free

LA ÚLTIMA LETRA presents CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN WRITERS

Gorgas Library 205

LULEScritorasFlyerENG Thursday, 14 of October, 11:30 am-1 pm in Yellowhammer Room, Gorgas Library (zoom link at bottom for those who cannot attend in person) *lunch included for the first 50 attendees  Please come join us to celebrate our distinguished guest Rosa Montero Given her spectacular career of over 40 years as both journalist and famous writer, Rosa