Category: Graduate Students
Please visit the Orientation Programs webpage for more information on the 2017 Orientation Programs.
La Hora De Las Tapas was held on April 6, 2017.
Doctoral graduate student, José Luis Nogales Baena, received a Latin American Studies Program (LASP) travel grant that allowed him to complete research at the National Library and in the National Newspaper and Periodicals Library of Mexico, both of which are an integral part of the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). The travel grant also allowed José Luis to participate in a talk that took place in the Xavier Villaurrutia Center for Literary Creation, which belongs to INBA (National Institute of Fine Arts). The talk lasted approximately two hours and included the essayist, critic, narrator and journalist Noé Cárdenas, and the current director of the National Museum of Anthropology of Mexico, Antonio Saborit, reputed historian, translator, editor and essayist.
Doctoral graduate student Franca Roibal Fernández and three undergraduates who had studied “Spanish Through Film” (LS 308) with her–Morgan Duffney, Skovran Cunningham, and Edesiri Igbuya–gave papers at the 2017 Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies Conference (MACLAS) in Charlottesville, VA on March 24-25, 2017.
Franca Roibal Fernández presented, “Uruguayos campeones: el fútbol, la murga, y la identidad uruguaya en Adiós Momo”
Morgan Duffney (a Spanish and Linguistics major) presented, “La búsqueda de la justicia en El secreto de sus ojos, Infancia clandestina y También la lluvia”
Skovran Cunningham (a English and Spanish major) presented, “El humor en Medianeras”.
Edesiri Igbuya (a Biology major, minor in Spanish) presented, “El bien, el mal y las pretensiones de interacciones en las familias en Tanta agua, Infancia clandestina y Whisky”
The Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies promotes interest in Latin America studies. More information on the Conference can be found at www.maclas.org.