Dr. Bernard Issa to present on eye tracking in second language acquisition

B.B. Comer 203

La Última Letra is pleased to present the guest speaker for Spring 2018. We will be hosting Dr. Bernard Issa from UT Knoxville to give a talk related to his research in eye-tracking within second language acquisition. View flyer and abstract: LUL-Dr. Issa flyer

Spanish Program to host Spanish Clubs Convention SC 18

For many years the Spanish Program has proudly hosted the Spanish Convention, which is organized in conjunction with La Federación de los Círculos del Español de Alabama (FCEA). The Spanish Convention brings together Alabama high school Spanish clubs for a fun day of competitions and events every spring. High school students have the opportunity to see

Graduate Exam of Spanish Written Proficiency

110 BB Comer

The Graduate Exam of Spanish Written Proficiency is offered to graduate students at the end of each semester, typically two weeks before finals week. Graduate students may request to take the exam using the following online form. The specific date for a given semester is listed in the link below: Request Graduate Exam of  Spanish

Meet & Greet Reception

205 Gorgas Library

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!

Perceptions on Spanish-English Mixing: Myths and Realities

Smith Hall 205

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…

The Experience of Ancient Battle: Greek Infantry Combat and Modern Riot Control

Gorgas Library 205 , United States

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…