Williamson to study families affected by Zika

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Eliza Williamson, an anthropologist and a lecturer in Latin American studies and in Romance languages and literatures, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was awarded a postdoctoral fieldwork grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for longitudinal ethnographic research with families raising children diagnosed with congenital Zika syndrome in Bahia, Brazil.

CRE2 announces new faculty fellowships

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The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) at Washington University in St. Louis has announced six recipients of the 2023 CRE2 Faculty Fellowships, including Javier García-Liendo, associate professor of Spanish in Arts & Sciences, who will develop “The Children of Indigenismo: Schoolteachers and the Making of Popular Modernity in Peru, 1939-1967" and Akiko Tsuchiya, professor of Spanish and affiliate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies, both in Arts & Sciences, who will develop “The Politics of Public Memory: Racist and Colonial Monuments in Modern Spain.”

Center for the Humanities names graduate students fellows

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The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis recently awarded six Graduate Student Fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year.

Kirk named next director of the Center for the Humanities

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Faculty Employment Opportunity: Lecturer in Spanish Linguistics Position

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Four inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

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Four Washington University PhD candidates were recently inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, including our Hispanic Studies Candidate, Kaché Claytor.

Romance Languages & Literatures Honors 2022

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Congratulations to our 2022 RLL Award Winners!

Vamos fazer um Podcast!

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Portuguese 103 students create podcasts with guidance from their instructor, Mark Dowell.

WashU’s French connection

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The French Connexions Cultural Center is WashU’s ambassador to the Francophone world, facilitating a network of cultural and professional opportunities for the campus and St. Louis community.

Celebrating Afro-Mexico and Its Cuisine

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Professor Valerio reflects on cuisine and scholarship at Rick Bayless’ Frontera Grill in Chicago.

Sounds of street protest

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What happens when invisibilized bodies, faces and voices occupy public spaces? That’s one of the questions that propelled graduate students Gicela Medina and Rodrigo Viqueira (both in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) as they developed their podcast, “Street Politics Across the Americas.” Inspired by a striking increase in street actions in North, Central and South America, the Divided City Summer Graduate Student Research Fellows set out to explore the hemispheric history of street politics and analyze how public space has been politically used by marginalized groups across the Americas.

Mark Dowell, a Lecturer in the Department of Romance Languages and Literature, uses Annoto to Support Asynchronous Language Learning

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"Annoto solved the problem of encouraging collaborative speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice in the context of an asynchronous, online, language course." -Prof. Mark Dowell