The department of modern and classical languages is co-hosting the annual Day of the Dead Festival with La Barraca Spanish club on Wednesday, Nov. 2 — and you’re invited! Come celebrate one of the most beloved Hispanic holidays with traditional Catrina/Catrín face painting, sugar skull decorating, papel picado art, poetry and traditional Day of the Dead desserts. Admission […]
High school teachers and their students are invited to an exciting day of language-related events for the second annual World Language Showcase on March 22, 2017. Registration details will be available soon. Help your students make transition from high school to college Your students will meet modern and classical languages department faculty members and college students […]
This year, there’s a new LLC on campus and it’s a little different.
Dr. Heidi Backes will join modern and classical language’s Spanish faculty in the fall. Most recently, she was an assistant professor of Spanish at Drury University. Degree in modern peninsular literature Backes received her Ph.D. in modern peninsular literature from the University of Wisconsin in 2011, where she wrote her doctoral dissertation on the neo-Gothic movement […]
In eighth grade, Spanish major Jessica Garcia watched a documentary film that would change the course of her career. Since she could remember, she wanted to be a teacher: “I was always the little kid forcing my friends to play school so I could be the teacher.” But when she saw the film “Waiting for […]