Interview: Spanglish is an emergent dialect in Florida

November 16, 2023 by
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 6, 2023 by
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 3, 2023 by
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.