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.
All students, regardless of course modality, must complete their COVID-19 training course by the August 23rd deadline. The training is an important component of FIU's Panthers Protecting Panthers plan.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs will be launching their Virtual Drop-In Advising hours to all Green School majors starting Monday, August 17.
The Fulbright Program offers opportunities for students that hold a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree to be English Teaching Assistants in Brazilian universities.