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Alberto Sosa, Doctoral Candidate in the Spanish PhD program has won another grant! Alberto was selected to be among 30 doctoral students that will take part in the Humanities Without Walls 3 week 2019 in-residence workshop. The workshop takes place in Chicago and is organized by the Chicago Humanities Festival—a leading public humanities organization—in consultation with HWW. The National HWW Predoctoral Fellowship that Alberto has won is funded by the prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

These flyers provide information on Persian I and Turkish II courses being offered in Spring 2019.

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This flyer provides information on Chinese Language and Culture Courses being offered Spring 2019. If you have any further questions, please reach out to Dr. Ma Li at mali@fiu.edu

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FIU linguist Dr. Melissa Baralt has been announced as a recipient of The National Endowment for the Humanities grants for projects in the humanities. Dr. Baralt’s project, “Improving Spanish-language Teacher Training and Retention” has been funded for $100,000 and will allow for the development of Spanish-language course content and teacher training both at FIU and at Florida Memorial University. Dr Baralt's objective is to share this new teacher-training program and Spanish curriculum publicly.

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Dear Colleagues and Students, Please join me in congratulating Gabriela Escobar and Beatriz Muller-Marqués for their awards as the Best Spanish TAs for 2018. Do note that Gabriela and Beatriz were selected blindly by a panel of faculty reviewers. This is quite an achievement and we are very proud of them. Dr. Renée M. Silverman, Graduate Program Director

This workshop will go over the fundamentals of creating a teaching portfolio for the MLA job market. Date: November 9, 2018 Time: 3:00pm Location: CBC 142

When: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 Time: 11am to 2pm Location:GL 220, GL 1st floor TV area, GC lawn

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Hosted by the Spanish Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi in collaboration with CER (Centro Español de Recursos), these discussion circles are a great opportunity to practice your Spanish over some coffee. Held every Thursday from 4-5PM starting on October 11th in DM 480. Open to all levels of Spanish.

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Ph. D student Anna Cepeda has won the Sigma Delta Pi Graduate Research Grant Award for $2,000 to conduct research in Spain's filmotecas at the end of June. We are all very proud of Anna for winning this national-level award.

On March 8th, the Department of Modern Languages hosted an afternoon of games, karaoke, performances, food, and prizes to explore the many languages we offer at FIU. Here are some photos that highlight this event.

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