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Gilman Scholarship

Study Abroad Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to French Minor Sadie Crockett on winning a major national award, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. In Summer 2016, HCAS awarded 20 study abroad scholarships. Among the FLL recipients were Mary Grace Lee, Genesis Burgos, and Rachel Griffith.

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New Study Abroad Program: Cuba

Prof. Alberto González Valdés is leading a study abroad program to Cuba this summer. The four week $2800 program will award credit for SPAN 3441 and 4700, and include homestay with a Cuban family, museum visits in Habana, art workshops and more.

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Elisa Alphonso Hispanic Studies

Spotlight on Interdisciplinary Research

Elisa Alfonso presented "Depictions of Musico-Cultural Syncretism in the Film Chico & Rita (2010)" at the NC Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. Elisa is a dual degree student in Hispanic Studies and Music Performance (Flute), graduating in December 2017. She plans to pursue an advanced degree in Ethnomusicology.

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FLL Faculty Books 2015-16

Books by Foreign Language Faculty

Joyner Library and the Office of the Provost celebrated the accomplishments of faculty authors in 2015-2016. Among those honored were Ben Fraser for Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts, and Michael Schinasi for Ventura de la Vega and El hombre de mundo: At the Threshold of the Realist Period in Spain.

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Global Studies

New Concentration in Global Studies

FLL is pleased to announce the creation of a new "Global Studies" concentration under the BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures (in addtion to the current French, German, Hispanic Studies and Teacher-Ed). Global Studies will allow students to combine courses from two languages and culture courses in translation.

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