Past Events

Nov17

Book Talk "Borderlands/La Frontera New Critical Edition."

Modern and Classical Languages

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Online Location

Dr. RicaRdo Vivancos-Pérez, Associate Professor of Spanish and Latinx Studies at George Mason University, will present on his new critical edition of Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera. Dr. Vivancos-Pérez will focus in his talk on the work of archival research as an activist tool. The talk will be given in Spanish.

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Nov16
Spanish for Community and Civic Engagement

Spanish for Community and Civic Engagement: An Engaged Scholarship Curriculum for Heritage Learners.

Online lecture by Dr. María Luisa Parra (Harvard University)

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)

In this talk, one of four in the 2021-22 Spanish Heritage Language Education lecture series, Dr. Parra will present the theoretical and pedagogical underpinnings of an advanced engaged scholarship Spanish course for college heritage learners.

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Oct26
From Academic Language to Language Architecture

From Academic Language to Language Architecture: Challenging Raciolinguistic Ideologies in Research and Practice

Online lecture by Dr. Nelson Flores (University of Pennsylvania)

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)

In this talk, one of four in the 2021-22 Spanish Heritage Language Education lecture series, Dr. Nelson Flores argues that the construct of “academic language” frames racialized students as linguistically deficient and he proposes "language architecture" as an alternative.

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