Congratulations to Evelyn Saavedra Autry, a doctoral candidate in Hispanic Studies, who has been granted the prestigious and highly competitive Dissertation Completion Award for her work on "Indigenous Female Subjectivities and Andean Voices in Contemporary Cultural Productions of the Peruvian Internal Armed Conflict (1980-2000)."
Two Romance Language majors have been granted Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships. Please join us in congratulating Geoffrey Nolan (Spanish and International Affairs) and Melissa Siegel (French, Political Science, and Sociology), who will be travelling next year to teach English in Baranquilla, Colombia and Malaysia, respectively. Follow this link to an interview with them in Georgia E-News!
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its Lead with Languages campaign, with the support of Pearson LLC and Language Testing International, commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to conduct a survey of 1,200 U.S. employers, and the resulting 2019 report, Making Languages Our Business: Addressing Foreign Language Demand Among U.S.
Four University of Georgia Portuguese Flagship students were awarded Boren Scholarships this spring, which will allow them to study abroad during the 2019-2020 academic year in Brazil.
Congratulations to Romance Languages linguistics professors Chad Howe, Pilar Chamorro, Timothy Gupton, and Margaret Renwick, who were awarded a National Science Foundation grant to fund the 49th Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages!
Many congratulations to Hispanic Linguistics doctoral candidate Allie Lauchnor, who has been awarded a Summer Doctoral Research Fellowship!
Congratulations to Jorge García Granados, who has been awarded a Summer Research Travel Grant to perform research on his dissertation on Quechua theater in Peru.
Professor Elizabeth Wright is the recipient of this year's Albert Christ-Janer Award, recognizing “an outstanding body of nationally and internationally recognized scholarly or creative activities in the creative arts and humanities.”