Lecturer Anais Holgado Lage Publishes Dictionary of Discourse Markers

Monday, Mar 12, 2018

Anais Holgado Lage recently published the book Diccionario de marcadores discursivos para estudiantes de español como segunda lengua. A dictionary of expressions to be used by both students and instructors of Spanish.

The dictionary, edited by publisher Peter Lang, includes 700 expressions of different kinds: link words, speech organizers and conversational markers and was the core of Anais Holgado Lage's Ph.D. thesis, defended at the University of Salamanca in 2014. Every entry is organized by level and function and includes several examples.

Article by Professor Alberto Bruzos Moro Awarded with 2018 Outstanding Article Award by Hispania

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018

Alberto Bruzos Moro recently received the 2018 Outstanding Article award by the journal Hispania for his article "El capital cultural del español y su enseñanza como lengua extranjera en Estados Unidos". This award recognizes the top article among more than 30 other articles published during the two-year period in the journal.

SPO Lecturers Present at 2018 MLA Annual Convention

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

During the 2018 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention which took place in New York City on January 4-7, Mariana Bono and Adriana Merino presented their research paper “Collaborative Pedagogies for Advanced L2 Composition” in a panel organized by the MLA’s Forum on Applied Linguistics. Additionally, Gorka Bilbao Terreros was one of the speakers discussing undergraduate foreign language requirements in a program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) Executive Committee.

Students, Faculty and Friends Gather to Commemorate the Life of Ricardo Piglia

Monday, Nov 6, 2017
by mtong

On October 12, over 40 students, faculty, staff and friends gathered on Princeton University’s campus for a tribute to Ricardo Piglia, professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures, emeritus. Piglia died Jan. 6 of cardiac arrest from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was 76.

SPO Emeritus Faculty Ronald Surtz Awarded with Honorable Mention for Translated Publication

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
by mtong

SPO emeritus faculty member Ronald Surtz and his co-editor Professor Jessica Boon (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) were recently awarded Honorable Mention by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW) for their translation of the publication, Mother Juana de la Cruz, 1481–1534: Visionary Sermons. The prize was awarded in the category for the best scholarly edition in translation of 2016 in the field of early modern women and gender.


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