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November 2015

4th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

November 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 175, 3243 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Overview The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Milwaukee and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Madison are pleased to announce the 4th UWM Symposium on Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics (SLHL 4), to be held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at…

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October 2015

The Jews of Argentina

October 15, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 739, 3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, 53211
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The Jewish population in Argentina is the seventh largest Jewish community in the world and the largest Jewish community in Latin America. This talk will focus on the establishment and growth of the Jewish community within Argentina and the challenges…

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April 2015

Current Research Interests in Lexicography

April 29, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Current Research Interests in Lexicography Dr. David Pharies (by Skype) UW-Milwaukee Curtin Hall B25 4:30pm Dr. Pharies is Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Associate Dean of the Humanities of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of…

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Galician Studies North America: Creating Community, Bridging Gaps

April 24, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Mitchell Hall, 361 Friday, April 24, 2015 2:00pm Kirsty Hooper (University of Warwick, UK): Galician Studies in English-speaking Academia. Olga Castro (Aston U, UK): The Politics of Self-Translation in Contemporary Galician Studies. Obdulia Castro (Regis College): The…

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In Search of the Sacred Book: Religion and the Novel in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

April 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave
Milwaukee,
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Anibal Gonzalez-Perez (Yale University) lecture honoring Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one year after his passing. The event takes place at 4:00 pm in the UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.  Anibal Gonzalez-Perez Event Poster

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A Chain of Endless Tigers: Jorge Luis Borges Revisits UWM

April 2, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edith S. Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Argentine writer Jorge Borges spoke at UWM in April 1976. His talks have been digitized and will be screened during this event. Guests: Daniel Balderston University of Pittsburgh and Director of the BorgesCenter and Editor of the Journal Variaciones Borges…

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March 2015

Lisbon Stories

March 25, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fernando Arenas (University of Michigan) will be giving a lecture focusing on the experiences of migrants in Portugal since the economic boom of the 1990s to the economic crisis of the early 21st century, as they are the object of…

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November 2014

“From Home to Exile and Back: The Philosophy of María Zambrano”

November 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Visiting scholar María João Neves, researcher at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, will give a talk titled "From Home to Exile and Back: The Philosophy of María Zambrano" UWM Campus, Bolton Hall B46, 3:00 pm  María Zambrano Event Poster

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“La evolución del léxico español latinoamericano”

November 12, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Visiting scholar Juan P. Sánchez Méndez, PhD, Director, Institute for Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland) UWM Campus, Curtin Hall 319, 3:30 pm  Juan P. Sánchez Méndez Event Poster

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October 2014

The Short Fiction of Ana María Shua: A Bilingual Reading and Conversation

October 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave
Milwaukee,
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Ana María Shua has published over eighty books in numerous genres, but she is particularly well-known in the Spanish-speaking world on both sides of the Atlantic as “the Queen of the Microstory.” A graduate of the University of Buenos Aires,…

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