Tag: Spanish

Visiting writers: ‘Dos Peruanos en Green Bay’

Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of Humanistic Studies invites the campus community to a pair of literary events next week featuring contemporary novelists from Peru. The visitors, Jennifer Thorndike and Francisco Ángeles, will be highlighted as “Two Peruvians in Green Bay” (Dos Peruanos en Green Bay) in events on campus and at The Attic Books & […]

Work on paper by Latin American artists at WC Gallery

The WC Gallery will be having an opening reception this Saturday (Sept. 20) for its new exhibition “Memory and Resistance: Works on paper by Latin American artists.” The reception begins at 7 p.m., to be followed at 8 p.m. by  a talk by the curator (Stephen Perkins) and additional remarks by two faculty specialists in […]

Latin American Film Series kicks off next week

UW-Green Bay, with the support of the PRAGDA distribution company’s Spanish Film Club, will present a five-movie Latin American Film Series beginning next week. Kicking off with “Here and There” (Aquí y Allá) Thursday, Sept. 18, the series of films in the Union’s Christie Theatre will feature free admission and refreshments, plus a post-movie discussion […]

UW-Green Bay to present Latin American Film Series in September, October

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, with support of the PRAGDA distribution company’s Spanish Film Club, will present a five-movie Latin American Film Series beginning Thursday, Sept. 18. Admission to each of the movies is free, and snacks and refreshments will be provided. After each film, UW-Green Bay Spanish faculty members will lead a discussion session […]

Twelve UW-Green Bay faculty members earn academic promotions, tenure

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions or tenure for 12 UW-Green Bay faculty members during its meeting June 5-6 at UW-Milwaukee. The following faculty members promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure: Gaurav Bansal, Cofrin School of Business; Caroline Boswell, Humanistic Studies (History); Michael Knight, Cofrin School of Business; […]

The ‘Phuture’ has arrived for former fifth-graders

Graduating seniors Jenny Mottl and Seenia Thao were asked to pose for a photo before Saturday’s commencement ceremony to mark a UW-Green Bay milestone:  the first diplomas awarded to alumni of the University’s heralded Phuture Phoenix Program. Back in April 2003, the two young women were fifth-grade participants in what was then a still-new program […]

Highlight of a semester abroad: meeting the president

Associate Prof. Cristina Ortiz Ceberio reports that one of our standout students in the Spanish program, Tanner V. Vodvarka — the 2014 recipient of the program’s Award in Applied Use of the Language — is enjoying a productive semester abroad. Based in Bucamaranga, Colombia, the UW-Green Bay student had occasion recently to meet Juan Manuel […]

Modern Languages program acknowledges top students

The Modern Language Award Ceremony took place Thursday and honored the following outstanding students:
 Applied Use of French – Nicole Phillips
 Academic Excellence in French – Katie Crews 
 Applied Use of German – Mitchell Harings
 Academic Excellence in German – Ashley Deprey-Peeters Spanish
 Applied Use of Spanish – Julio Morales III
 Applied Use […]

Details on campus visit by Peruvian writer

We told you last week about the UW-Green Bay visit of noted novelist César Gutiérrez of Arequipa, Peru. We now have more details. One of the hosts, Assistant Prof. Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz of Humanistic Studies and Spanish, says all sessions will be in “Spanglish,” as he’ll help translate Gutiérrez’s remarks for those not fluent in […]

Details to come: Visit by Peruvian novelist

Visiting campus next week is major novelist César Gutiérrez of Arequipa, Peru, whose debut novel 80M84RD3R0 is a work hailed by Brown University professor and well-known critic Julio Ortega as the best novel dealing with 9/11. Gutiérrez will be visiting classes and making several public presentations. Assistant Prof. Hernan Fernandez-Meardi of the Spanish program is finalizing […]