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Professor Emerita Susan Berk-Seligson was in Antigua, Guatemala
November 13, 2014—Professor Emerita Susan Berk-Seligson was in Antigua, Guatemala Nov. 5-6 to present at a hemisphere-wide conference organized by the World Bank and USAID and the government of Guatemala the quantitative and qualitative results of Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) 's five-year multi-country impact evaluation designed to assess the effectiveness of community-based crime prevention programs in Central America.
Professor Emerita Susan Berk-Seligson
November 13, 2014—Professor Emerita Susan Berk-Seligson has been invited to participate in the “Latinos and the Death Penalty” symposium to be held at the University of Texas School of Law on April 10-11, 2015.
Because of the growing international interest in Forensic Linguistics
November 11, 2014—Because of the growing international interest in Forensic Linguistics, Professor Emerita Susan Berk-Seligson’s award-winning book, The Bilingual Courtroom: Court Interpreters in the Judicial Process, will be translated into Chinese by The University of Chicago Press, for distribution in China.
The Spanish and Portuguese Department is one of the sponsors
September 25, 2014—The Spanish and Portuguese Department is one of the sponsors of Gloria Rolando's (Cuban filmmaker) upcoming talk (October 20) and documentary screening.
Gladys Robalino has edited and contributed to the new book
September 23, 2014—Gladys Robalino has edited and contributed to the new book FEMALE AMERINDIANS IN EARLY MODERN SPANISH THEATER, published by Bucknell University Press. Gladys is a Vanderbilt PhD; her dissertation was on the playwright Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, who was born in Mexico but who practiced his craft in Spain. She is associate professor of Spanish at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
In the Spring of 2014 Professor Vanessa K. Valdés
September 11, 2014—In the Spring of 2014 Professor Vanessa K. Valdés (Vanderbilt PhD) was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of The City College of New York.
Karin Davidovich successfully defended her dissertation
September 8, 2014—Karin Davidovich successfully defended her dissertation, "Memorias en femenino: testimonios de mujeres sobrevivientes de la dictadura argentina (1990-2010)" in August 2014, and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA
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