Help us close out the semester with food, games, and fun for our last meeting!
Beginning of the year Meet and Greet reception - All MLC faculty, graduate students and staff are welcome for introductions and refreshments. Hope to see you there!
The Spanish Program of MLC invites you to the talk Perceptions on Spanish-English Mixing: Myths and Realities by Dr. Cecilia Montes-Alcalá, Associate Professor of Spanish at Georgia Tech. Abstract: The mix of Spanish and English is a natural, albeit often poorly understood, behavior in the discourse of bilingual individuals. Misconceptions surrounding the so-called Spanglish influence our attitudes…
Prof. Jon E. Lendon, of the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, will present a talk entitled "The Experience of Ancient Battle: Greek Infantry Combat and Modern Riot Control.” Comparing ancient and modern tactics, Prof. Lendon seeks to "explain the mechanics of Greek hoplite combat and also the subjective experience of battle…
The first screening of the Spring 2019 LACLS Film Series is this Wednesday, January 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in Lloyd Hall 324. We will be showing the film Nostalgia de la luz (2010) by Chilean film director Patricio Guzmán. Not only is the cinematography breathtaking, but the story, which follows two searches in the Atacama
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.
Lecture given by Dr. Claudia Cabello Hutt, Associate Professor of Spanish at UNC-Greensboro. Discussion and reception to follow.
Ixcanul (dir. Jayro Bustamante, 2015)
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
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)