The French Section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is pleased to announce that the following Ithacans have been selected by the French government to serve as assistants d’anglais for the 2014 - 2015 academic year: Scott Card (’13), Elizabeth Suttmeier (’14), Malcolm Temple (’14), and Victoria Wolak (’14).
Dacia Maraini, a world-renowned novelist, journalist, playwright and activist, will give a lecture entitled "Saints and Rebels: Portraits of Women in History" at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Handwerker Gallery. Maraini will talk about the representation of women in her plays and novels.
The lecture will be followed, at 6:00 p.m., also at the Handwerker Gallery, by the dramatic reading of Dacia Maraini's play, Charlotte Corday, translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and adapted by Emily Jackson.
On Saturday, March 1, Ithaca College students Tommy Conners and Caitlin McSherry presented academic papers at Binghamton University's second annual conference on Latin American, Latin@, Caribbean, and Indigenous Studies.
Tommy Conners is a Spanish (Teacher Ed) major and delivered a paper entitled "Translingualism: Gustavo Pérez Firmat's Self Expression of Hybridity"
Caitlin McSherry is a double major in Cinema &Photography (Cinema Production concentration) and Art History. Her paper was entitled "Women in Revolutionary Cuba, As Portrayed and Discussed in Cuban Film"
¡Felicitaciones a los dos!
Women's Studies together with the Center for Faculty Excellence, Department of Psychology, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Department of Politics cordially invite the entire campus community to a talk tentatively entitled "Googling Baby (On Global Assisted Reproduction Services" given by Debra Castillo, Cornell University Professor of Comparative Literature. The event, which is also in celebration of Women's History Month, will take place on March 4th at 7 in Textor 101. Join us for a lively discussion on a timely subject.
It's spring! And it's time for another fabulous semester of tertulias!
A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, especially in Spain or Latin America. If you are a student of Spanish, speak Spanish at home and miss speaking it on campus, or if you are simply looking to meet others who are passionate about the Spanish-speaking world and its cultures, then this is your chance!