Catalan Symposium V:
Wednesday, March 18, 2014, 3:00-6:00 in the Arts and Science Building, Room 114, presentations by:
Catalan Symposium IV:
Friday, April 12, 2013, 3:00-6:00, Black Culture Center
Catalan Symposium III: Thursday, April 5, 2012, 3:30-5:30 in Arts and Science 113
Catalan Symposium II: Friday, April 8, 2011
Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa wins 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Catalan Symposium, Friday, April 30, 2010
Professor Rangira (Béa) Gallimore receiving a 2010 MU International Engagement Award on April 21, 2010
Professor Michael Ugarte receiving the prestigious Kemper Award for Teaching Excellence on April 6
Nancy Molavi nominated for an Excellence in Advising Award, April 15, 2010
Nancy Molavi, Department of Romance Languages
Department newsletter available: Communiqué (Summer 2009) (pdf)
2009 Photo Gallery (photos added November 2009)
Alberto Moreiras, sixth century professor of modern thought and Hispanic studies at the University of Aberdeen, spoke to a group of students, faculty and staff on Monday, April 13 in the Memorial Union.
Moreiras’ lecture was titled “Common Political Democracy: The Marrano Register.”
Through the stories of James Maley, a Scottish worker who became an International Brigadist in the Spanish Civil War, and Benedictus Spinoza, a 17th century philosopher of Portuguese descent, this lecture tried to propose a particular figure for political existence today.
The lecture was sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Department of German, Russian and Asian Studies, the Center for Arts and Humanities, and the MU Lectures Committee.
Katherine Darnell, a French and Journalism major, is doing an internship this summer (2008) at the International Herald Tribune in Paris. In Spring 2007, she took classes at Sciences Po. also in Paris.
Erin Hoffman, a French major who graduated in May 2008, has been accepted in the graduate program in Political Sciences in Paris, and has been awarded a full scholarship. During the month of July, she will be teaching English in Korea in the department of education in the Jeollaman-do province.
Celebrating Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo's work
The department is pleased to announce the publication of Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo’s newest novel El metro and his first English translation Shadows of Your Black Memory (Michael Ugarte, translator). more info (Word)
November 16 - 18, 2006. See conference.>>
Ambassador Joyce Leader
Ambassador Joyce Leader visits MU November 2-3, 2006, detailed in this pdf.
Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO) has awarded Jacquelyn Sandone the 2006 Undergraduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology. The Excellence in Teaching with Technology Awards program recognizes excellence in the efforts of faculty, staff, and graduate instructors involved in using educational technologies to meaningfully improve teaching and learning at MU. The award includes a $500 award to be applied toward educational technology teaching-related expenses (equipment, a conference, software, etc.). Awardees are also invited to submit a proposal for the annual campus Teaching Renewal Conference so that their work may be highlighted and shared with the campus community. Congratulations!
Language Classes Experiment with iPods
Juanamaría Cordones-Cook and María Mercedes Jaramillo are winners of the Theater of the World Award from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, for their work as editors of Mujeres en las tablas. Antología crítica de teatro biográfico hispanoamericano (Buenos Aires: Editorial Nueva Generación, 2005). The Theater of the World Award is an annual distinction given by the members of the Cultural Center Rector Ricardo Rojas, from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the Area of Theater Theory and History. This award honors and distinguishes the best theater work of the year. A team of forty critics and scholars specializing in theater reviewed drama, performances, acting, direction, foreign theater, essays, journals, editions, and translations. 2005 Outstanding Works were selected in the areas of translations, essays, journals, theatrical photography, and editorial work.
A devoted teacher for 37 years at the Alianza Francesa de San Pedro, in Monterrey, Mexico, Gloria Siller was distinguished by the Government of France with the Chevalier Dana Lórdre des palmes Académiques award for her services to the French culture, in February 2005.
Gloria Siller is a published Mexican poet who received her MA in Spanish from the Department of Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1985.
Bea Gallimore visiting Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Prof. Gallimore has been invited by the Gender Equality and Development Section of UNESCO, in Paris to attend a gender consultation organized for May 30th and June 1st, 2005 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Bea Gallimore visiting University of Cincinnati
Prof. Gallimore has been invited by the University of Cincinnati, Ohio to participate in the 2005 Cincinnati Conference on the Romance Languages and Literatures as Keynote Taft Speaker. The conference will take place from May 12th to May 13th 2005. With about two hundred and fifty presentations from all over the United States, the Cincinnati Conference is the largest Midwest Conference in Romance Languages Literatures after the M/MLA.
Flore Zephir visiting Paris, France
Prof. Flore Zephir has been invited to the University of Caen to participate in a symposium organized by the Center for U.S. Studies in early May, 2005.
Molly Olsen visiting Tulane University
Prof. Olsen will be presenting a paper at the Cultural Encounters Playing the Nation: Music, Gender, and Urban Spaces in Spain and the Americas conference in mid-April, 2005.
Juanamaria Cordones-Cook visiting University of Connecticut
Prof. Juanamaria Cordones-Cook has been invited to participate in the Latin American Theatre Today conference at the University of Connecticut in early April, 2005.
Flore Zephir visiting State College, PA
Prof. Flore Zephir has been invited to French Department and Center for Language Acquisition at Penn State University to present a lecture in March, 2005.
Flore Zephir visiting Ohio State University
Prof. Flore Zephir has been invited to Ohio State University to conduct a workshop for teachers in March, 2005.
Mary Jo Muratore visiting the University of Indianapolis
Prof. Mary Jo Muratore has been invited to the University of Indianapolis to present a lecture The Role of the Humanities in the Arts & Science Paradigm in February, 2005.
Book Published - John Zemke
Moses ben Baruk Almosnino Regimiento de la vida Tratado de los suenyos, (Salonika, 1564), edited by Prof. John M. Zemke (Tempe, AZ: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 2004).
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