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Spanish MA Program

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Lecture: "Forensic Science in the Subjunctive Mood: Mass Graves and Historical Memory in Contemporary Spain"
Dr. Lee Douglas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
9:30-10:45 a.m.
Online via Zoom. To Register: https://bit.ly/32csKfE
If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact Dr. Louie Valencia at lvalencia@txstate.edu, 512.245.2103. Requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Lecture: "How Populists and Autocrats Learn from the Past: A fascist-populist Moment in Modern Politics and Constitutionalism"
Dr. Adam Krzywon, University of Warsaw
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Online via Zoom
For more information or Zoom link please contact Dr. Louie Valencia

February 18, 2021

Lecture
"Catalan: The Strongest Language in Multilingual Spain"
Dr. Vicente Lledó-Guillem, Professor, Hofstra University & Visiting Chair of Catalan University of Leipzig
12:30-1:50 p.m.
Online via Zoom
For more information or Zoom link please contact Dr. Beale-Rivaya

February 2, 2021

Lecture
"New Speakers of Basque: Challenges and Opportunities"
Dr. Itxaso Rodríguez-Ordóñez, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, California State University, Long Beach
12:30-1:50 p.m.
Online via Zoom
For more information or Zoom link please contact Dr. Beale-Rivaya

October 27, 2020

Lecture: "Más allá del chocolate: el legado del náhuatl en el español"
Dr. Catherine Fountain, Professor, Appalachian State University
2:00-5:00
Event will be held via Zoom. Please contact Dr. Beale-Rivaya for Zoom link information.

October 6, 2020

Lecture:"Colonización y Lengua: El caso del Perú"
Dr. Angela Helmer, University of South Dakota
2-5 p.m.
If interested, please contact Dr. Beale-Rivaya for Zoom link information.

September 29, 2020

Lecture: "La historia del español en California: Fuentes, comunidades y pueblos"
Covadonga Lamar Prieto, PhD
2:45 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Co-Sponsored by The Center for the Study of the Southwest
If interested, please contact Dr. Beale-Rivaya for Zoom link information.

February 3-4, 2020

CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE POESÍA ESPAÑOLA / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SPANISH POETRY
"Poesía de la Transición:  Diversidad y Poéticas" / "Poetry of the Transition: Diversity and Poetics"
Submit abstract to Sharon Keefe Ugalde by October 25, 2019

Poster and Call for Papers for International Conference on Spanish Poetry

November 18, 2019

Symposium
"Experiencia de escritura colectiva: Una historia de la Junta de Damas de la Real Sociedad Económica Matritense (1787-1823)"
Presentation of book project by Catherine Marie Jaffe (MIAS-Texas State University) and Elisa Martín-Valdepeñas (Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII)
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Casa de Velázquez - Sala Widor
C/. Paul Guinard, 3
28040 Madrid
Spain
For more information: contact@madrid-ias.eu

Poster for MIAS Symposium on November 18, 2019

November 6, 2019

Film Screening and Discussion
Los Santos Inoncentes: A Discussion lead by Professor Agustín Cuadrado
4 p.m.
ILC 120
University of Arizona
For more information contact Dr. Agustín Cuadrado

Flyer for Cuadrado lecture at the University of Arizona

October 19, 2019

Public Lecture
"Lying Tongues: Can we Ever Trust Historical Records?"
Presenter: Dr. Carla Rahn Phillips, retired professor in Comparative Early Modern History
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall Teaching Theater (Room 157)
For more information contact Dr. Yasmine Beale-Rivaya or Dr. David Navarro

July 25, 2019

Lecture: "En sus proprias palabras: Lo que los documentos Arabe-Andalusí revelan de la vida en las tierras fronterizas de Toledo tras su 'reconquista'"
12-1:00 p.m.
Sala Julián Ribera (1C)
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales del CSIC
Calle Albasanz 26-28, 28037 - Madrid
Spain
For more information contact Dr. Yasmine Beale-Rivaya

June 5-7, 2019

Symposium: The Multi-Cultural Borderlands of Medieval Toledo
Toledo, Spain

April 9, 2019

Lecture: "Forging History: War, Remembrance, and Femininity in the Spanish Film Industry of the 1940s"
Dr. María Elena Soliño, University of Houston
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