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Interview: Spanglish is an emergent dialect in Florida
November 16, 2023 Francisco J. (Paco) Fernández-Rubiera, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, spoke with Spectrum News 13 about Spanglish dialects and the importance of learning proper grammar, while acknowledging that languages evolve.
Students Learn About Brazilian Culture through Film
November 06, 2023 During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures brought to campus the award-winning Brazilian film “Olha pra Elas” (“Look at them”), which shares the experiences of women imprisoned in Brazil.
Chiara Mazzucchelli awarded by Italian Chapter of the Kiwanis Club
November 03, 2023 The Enna chapter of the Kiwanis Club, an international organization dedicated to the education and well-being of children worldwide, recognized Associate Professor Chiara Mazzucchelli, Ph.D., for her outstanding contributions to the field of Italian Studies and her career in education.
Russian American Student Association promotes cultural understanding on campus
October 26, 2023 The UCF Russian American Student Association is taking a step towards fostering a more inclusive campus environment by promoting cultural understanding through a monthly event called “Russian Tea Hour.”
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RECENT FACULTY PUBLICATIONS
Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida: Tecelã de mundos passados e presentes. Ed. & Introd. Sheila Khan & Sandra Sousa. Braga: UMinho editora, 2023.
Negotiating Discursive Spaces: Censorship and Women’s Novels in Spain (1950s - 1960s), Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs (July 2023).
The Africas in the World and the World in the Africas: African Literatures and Comparativism. Ed. & Introd. Sandra Sousa & Nazir Ahmed Can. Holden, MA: Quod Manet, 2022.