Tag: Spanish

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, served as guest editor for the January 2015 issue of Words Without Borders. He wrote the intro — there’s a little UW-Green Bay connection in there, too — and translated two of the pieces featured in the issue. Words without Borders is an online […]

Por favor… books for kids?


Student leaders in the campus chapter of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi are extending an invitation to support the Spanish Book Drive for students in Cuernavaca, Mexico, running through Wednesday (Dec. 10). Help support this international effort by “Giving a book… Giving a smile!” Phi Kappa Phi student and faculty members encourage you to […]

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, attended the 37th annual conference of the American Literary Translators Association last week in Milwaukee. He participated in workshops that dealt with best practices in teaching translation, how to introduce theory in the translation classroom and how to design curriculum for translation studies programs. He […]

Student nomination earns ‘Spotlight’ honor for Spanish/Latin American Studies

UW-Green Bay’s Spanish and Latin American Studies program has been selected “Spotlight of the Month” by the National Residence Hall Honorary. Student Chloe Miller Hansen of the local chapter praised the “highly active” program in her nomination letter, which mentioned the weekly tertulias and conversation tables, the Latin American Film Series, visiting scholars and extensive […]

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz publication

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, just published a translation of excerpts from the novel Paseador de perros (The Dog Walker) by Madrid-based Peruvian novelist, Sergio Galarza. This semi-autobiographical work explores Madrid’s underbelly while challenging the stereotypical postcard imagery of the Spanish capital and its denizens. Galarza was awarded the 2009 Nuevo Talento FNAC, […]

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; […]