The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish (one-year renewable appointment). The position is part of our dual Spanish B.A. program offered collaboratively with Qingdao University, in Qingdao, China, and is housed in Qingdao. Application materials must be received by September 12, 2021. The start date is January 2022. Please click on the link for important information on the job position.
Modern Languages is hiring an Associate Teaching Professor Position in Portuguese. The Search & Screen Committee announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited on February 26th, at 11:00AM. Please click on the link for the Zoom meeting ID.
Modern Languages is hiring a tenure track position in Spanish. The Search & Screen Committee announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited on February 5th, February 10th, and February 22, all starting at 9:30AM.
The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an Associate Teaching Professor in the Portuguese Program, beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will teach all levels of undergraduate Portuguese and should be able to offer Lusophone literatures and cultural studies at the graduate level. A Ph.D. in Portuguese is required. Please click on the link for important information on the job position.
Dr. Nicola Gavioli, Visiting Assistant Professor of Portuguese, co-edited volume 6 (second series) of the Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies. This special issue is dedicated to leading contemporary Portuguese novelist António Lobo Antunes. The Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies is one of the major academic journals in Portuguese studies published in the US. To access the Journal and its volumes, please click on the headline.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $150,000 to the two-year collaborative project by Julio Capó (Program Director), Andrea Fanta and Rebecca Friedman (Project Co-Directors) for their project, Miami Studies: Building a New Interdisciplinary Public Humanities Program.
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.
The Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ) is happy to announce the Fourth Annual AFTJ Bento Contest. The purpose of this bento contest is to celebrate Japan’s cool food culture. Please click on the link for submission guidelines and requirements. The deadline of the submission is 5:00 pm (Eastern Time) on Monday, November 9.