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Capraroiu delves into translation

Capraroiu delves into translation
Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discusses how the Cold War changed culture in her lecture titled, “Hispanic Writers and the Cold War: Memory and the Cultural Politics of Translations in Romania” during the faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. She emphasized the importance of translating literature to preserve culture. / photo by Katie Madden Autumn... 

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition
For his lecture “Language Immersion: Psychological Implications,” Justin Saldana, associate professor of education, spoke about immersing himself in French language when he traveled to France during his Sabbatical last year. Saldana, who is originally from Mexico, told his audience that immersion is the best way to learn a foreign language. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erica Maurice Staff Writer Monday’s... 

Lessons through the language of love

Kristina Bugante Staff Writer The modern languages department premiered the movie-musical comedy “El otro lado de la cama” Feb. 14 in the President’s Dining Room. The screening was a part of the movie series titled “Amor,” in which the modern languages department’s Foreign Language Enhancement Activities, or FLEA, screened a series of foreign films with “love” as the main theme. “We... 

Capraroiu shares new project plans

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discussed her current research translating Maria Teresa Leon’s travel memoir on communist Romania during her faculty lecture on Monday. Twenty-two were in attendance for Capraroiu’s announcement of the annotated version of the unpublished travel memoir she is working on. The travel memoir... 

Learning and language unite

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer About 50 students, staff and faculty attended the event titled “Linguistic Pluralism and Education in Spain: Past and Present” at noon Monday, in the President’s Dining Room. This event, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Spanish Gabriela Capraroiu, was designed to spark conversation about the academic value of multilingualism. The speaker for the event was the Education... 

Hills uses Borges to define traitors

Historical betrayals examined in faculty lecture. Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Ann Hills delved into the mind of a traitor with her lecture on author Jorge Luis Borges Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Hills, an associate professor of Spanish, included themes involving the identity of the “traitor” within Borges’ works throughout the lecture. “I felt that he was one of the most... 
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