This program is designed to recognize and support the outstanding contributions made by graduate students in the area of second language learning and/or teaching, and to engage graduate students in the work being done at CARLA.
Women Writing Portuguese Colonialism in Africa, published by Liverpool University Press in 2020, takes a long historical view to suggest in what ways Portuguese women actively contributed to the longest-running European colonialism in Africa.
Assistant Professor Osiris Aníbal Gómez joins us from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he completed his PhD in Hispanic Languages and Literatures in 2020, with an expertise in contemporary Mexican indigenous poetry.
Emilce Lopez passed away on June 11, 2020. She was an outstanding teacher, a highly respected colleague, a generous mentor, and a wonderful friend. She had a huge impact on our lives and the lives of the community.
For Julia, pursuing a degree in another language provided her with a life of constant learning, growth, and discovery. She reflects on how her Spanish major prepared her for medical school and helped her "to connect with the world around [her] in a meaningful way.”