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Congratulations Ingrid Luna

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Ingrid Luna, doctoral candidate in the PhD in Spanish program, was recognized at the ND Graduate School Awards Dinner (May 18, 2018). Ingrid won the 2017 GSU Outstanding Instructor Award for her teaching work and excellence in the classroom. Ingrid was co-nominated for this award by Professors Carlos A. Jáuregui and Maria Rosa Olivera Williams and by two students: Edwina King (Accounting and Spanish Major, Class of 2019) and Maggie Behan (Double Major in Spanish and Film, Television, and Theatre, Class of 2019). This is the third consecutive year a student from the PhD in Spanish program win the GSU award (in competition with nominees from all the Graduate School programs!). In the photos, Professor Jauregui (DGS, Romance Languages and Literatures), Ingrid Luna, Nyree MacDonald (Associate Dean, Recruitment and Admissions), Professor Olivera Williams and Hector Melo (PhD candidate). 

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Congratulations to Professor Patrick Vivirito

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Congratulations to Professor Patrick Vivirito on being selected as a recipient of the: Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching…

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Congratulations! University of Notre Dame has the 2018 Indiana Spanish Teacher of the Year

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Tatiana Botero Jauregui

Congratulations!!
University of Notre Dame Department of Romance Languages and Literatures Professor Tatiana Botero has been selected by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese as its 2018 Indiana Teacher of the Year  -University Category-. Professor Botero really deserves this renowned state award. Her dedication and passion for teaching Spanish and art, her motivation to engage students with community service, her cultural field trips with students to Chicago and her involvement with students' success and advancement were evident in her dossier. Professor Botero will now represent AATSP Indiana in the IFLTA congress with the option to be named 2018 Indiana Foreign Language Teacher of the Year (competing with the Teachers of the Year in other languages), 2019 Central States Teacher of the Year and 2019 ACTFL National Teacher of the Year.

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Congratulations to Amelia Lindstrom

Author: Maurcia Marschke

BA/MA student Amelia Lindstrom defended her thesis and was awarded a Fulbright to go to México

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Defensa

Under the direction of professor Carlos A. Jáuregui and with Professor Juan Vitulli as her reader, Amelia Lindstrom defended her undergraduate thesis “The Gospel of Emiliano Zapata: Corridos and the Christian Emplotment of the Revolutionary Hero” (May 1, 2018).  Amelia was recently admitted in our BA/MA Spanish program (entering in Fall 2019). Next year she will live, research, and teach in Mexico, thanks to a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award (received on April 23, 2018). She is also preparing an article, based on her thesis, for the 100th anniversary of Emiliano Zapata’s assassination, on a series of non-hegemonic cultural representations of him. The story of Zapata has been told by historians, artists, novelists, and poets, and it is part of popular stories and legends. Zapata is many: the one narrated by his comrades, but also Marlon Brando in Elia Kazan’s classic Viva Zapata

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Notre Dame professors and students embody iconic ‘Ribelli e Rivoluzionari’ of Italy

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Notre Dame professors and students embody iconic ‘Ribelli e Rivoluzionari’ of Italy

2018 Italian Concert

Catherine Barra | Monday, April 16, 2018

This past Friday, the faculty and students of Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literature came together in DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s Leighton Concert Hall to perform a wide variety of fantastic Italian music for a sold-out crowd.…

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Students participated in the screening of the Movie Dolores and the public lecture hosted by Latino Studies.

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Professor Botero's class Immigration and the Construction of Memory participated in the many events in February 2018 around the visit of activist Dolores Huerta who with Cesar Chavez created the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). At age 87 she is still fighting today for equality and social justice through community organizing and non-violent activism. She coined the saying:  “Si, se puede! Si, se puede!” …

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