Interdepartmental Speaker Series

Fall Semester

OCT 2

“Pests before Pets: the Etymology of 'hamster' and Broader Nationalizing Tendencies in Slavic Diachronic and Synchronic Linguistics”
James Joshua Pennington
Adjunct Professor of English

NOV 6

"Translating Language, Translating Culture:  The Zen of Footnotes in
La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao"
Shelly Jarrett Bromberg
Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

DEC 4

"Lost in Translation: Vergil's Aeneid in Russia"
Dr. Zara M. Torlone
Professor of Classics

Spring Semester

FEB 5

“Do bilinguals have a back-up brain? Exploring executive resources in bilinguals”
Vrinda Kalia
Assistant Professor of Psychology

“The acquisition of dual 'to be' in Spanish monolingual and Spanish-English bilingual children”
Anne Lingwall Odio
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

MARCH 5

"(), /, @, x, as-os, and other strategies to question Spanish's binarism in an English learning environment"
Juan Camilo Galeano Sánchez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

APRIL 2

David Corina
Professor of Linguistics and Psychology
Center for Mind and Brain
University of California, Davis

MAY 7

"Linguistic or Affectionate Identities; who will you be now that you have arrived, Brazilian or Portuguese? Two emigrant cases in Africa and the USA.”
Paula Gândara
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese