Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Literature and an expert in Early Music and Literature, Luciana Kube Tamayo, discusses the origin and musical background of the villancico with musicologist Paul Gustav Feller and Christine Gevert, artistic director of Crescendo. Stream the discussion 'What are Villancicos' on Youtube at the link above.
Dr. Melissa Baralt has been awarded the 2020 Top Scholar Award. The Top Scholar Award recognizes faculty members who are excelling in research, creative work, publications, and other areas. Congratulations, Dr. Baralt! Please click on the link above to view the full announcement in the FIU News.
The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an Assistant/Associate or Professor in the Spanish Program. (A Ph.D. in Spanish is required and must be in-hand by August 12, 2021). The candidate must have a strong record of research and scholarly publication in the area of Hispanic literary and cultural studies; evidence of excellence in teaching; and a willingness to teach Spanish language classes at all levels. Click here for more information.
Dr. Medardo Gabriel Rosario, Assistant Professor of Spanish, will be presenting his lecture entitled, "De Mapas y Piratas: Representaciones Literarias y Cartográficas del Caribe en el Siglo de Oro Español", on December 3 at 3:30pm. Please join the event via Zoom here: https://fiu.zoom.us/j/92347440805 Event will be in Spanish.
Save the date for the second installment of our graduate lecture series. Dr. Ascensión Rivas Hernández's lecture, "Una teoría literaria para el siglo XXI", will focus on digital humanities. The lecture will be in Spanish and will take place on January 25 at 6PM. Lecture will be in Spanish. Please click on the link above for the Zoom link.
Save the date for the third and final installment of our graduate lecture series. Dr. Leslie Harkema, Associate Professor of Spanish at Baylor University, will be joining us on February 4th, 2021 at 4PM. Her lecture, via Zoom, will focus on the work of Spanish author Miguel de Unamuno. Lecture will be in Spanish. More details will be provided soon.