Posts tagged ‘Spanish’

Drs. Guzmán-Zavala and Hinshaw Present at Latina/o Conference

Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, professor of Spanish, presented on “The Latinx Family Album and the Duthirican Exhibit” and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, presented, “Dutchirican, A History of Latinxs in Central PA,” both at West Chester University’s Latina/o Conference October 26, 2020. 

Dr. McEvoy Interviewed by Peruvian Literary Magazine

Librosamis,” a Peruvian literary magazine, interviewed Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair of languages and associate professor of Spanish, regarding her book of short stories, “Palimpsest. Short Stories of Irish in Peru.” 

Dr. McEvoy’s Book Review in History, Art, Image

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy chair of languages and professor of Spanish, reviewed Harry Dunleavy’s Irish Immigration to Latin America for the IMSLA’s special issue, “History, Art, Image,” Irish Migration Studies in Latin America (9:3, 2020).

Dr. McEvoy Hosts Virtual Seminar in Argentina

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, hosted a virtual seminar with students specializing in Irish studies at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. McEvoy discussed the Irish diaspora in Peru.

Dr. McEvoy Interviewed by Irish Ambassador

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanishwas interviewed by Paul Gleeson, Irish Ambassador for Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. She discussed her book, The invisible experience. Irish Immigrants in Peru, with the Santiago, Chile-based ambassador.

Dr. McEvoy Presents in Peru

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, recently presented at the XXV Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispanicos in Lima, Peru. She spoke about her forthcoming short story, ‘Paimpsesto: Relatos Cortos de Irlandeses en el Peru.’

Dr. Tacelosky Presents Fulbright Research in New Mexico

Dr. Kathleen Tacelosky, professor of Spanish, presented “Heritage speakers (back) in Mexico: U.S.-raised children in Mexican public schools,” at the Annual Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language in Albuquerque, New Mexico in February. Tacelosky’s panel, using research she conducted while a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico, attempted to draw together linguists and educators to advance dialogue and a research agenda regarding the linguistic needs of heritage Spanish speakers raised in the U.S. who learned to speak Spanish at home before returning to Mexico.

Dr. Guzmán-Zavala and Dr. Hinshaw to Lead Dutchirican Event

Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, will present their research, Dutchirican: A Latinx History of Central Pennsylvania, on March 28 from 1:30–2 p.m. The session, which will include discussion and a question and answer session, will be followed by a reception from 2–3 p.m., and held at 725 Street road, Cochranville.

Drs. Guzman-Zavala and Hinshaw Present in Cuba

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, presented their research about Latinos in Central Pennsylvania in Havana, Cuba, in mid-October. The professors shared “Dutchirican: A History of Latinos in Central PA” as part of the “Latinos en los Estados Unidos” conference.

Dr. Silva Presents at Texas Tech

Dr. Fabricio Silva, assistant professor of Spanish, presented “Democracy in Brazil: The Return of Phantoms and the New [Democ]tarian Discourse of Jair Messias Bolsonaro at Texas Tech University in early October. Silva presented during the Language, Image, Power: Luso-Hispanic Cultural Studies Theory and Practice Conference, which featured speakers from North and South America, including Princeton University.