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Congratulations to Ningxian Li, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, entitled "V(P) copying in Spanish and Chinese" on January 26, 2024. In his dissertation, Li compares the syntax, semantics, and information structure of verb-fronting and predicate-fronting constructions in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. The committee was impressed by the coherence and organization of his argumentation. ¡Felicitaciones, Dr. Li!   Sarah…
The chapter "The left-peripheral syntax of Brazilian Portuguese cadê" recently appeared in the edited volume Wh-exclamatives, Imperatives and Wh-questions published by DeGruyter. This was co-authored by Dr. Timothy Gupton and UGA doctoral alumnus, Dr. Brian Gravely (Emory University), and forms part of a series of studies they have co-authored comparing verbless interrogative elements among different Romance languages. Congratulations to them!…
This December, David Burke's essay “El mal de Chagas: Su historia y la necesidad de financiar las vacunas para lucharlo” appears in The Classic, the Writing Intensive Program’s journal of undergraduate writing and research. David's paper analyzes how widespread the Chagas disease is in Latin America and the Southern United States and the urgent support needed for vaccine development.  You can read the latest issue and find out more about…
Congratulations to Clemencia El Antouri for receiving a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for students interested in careers in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. A major in Romance Languages (Spanish and French) and International Affairs, she will receive a scholarship of $84,000 for graduate school, an internship at Capitol Hill, an internship at a US embassy abroad, and entrance after graduate school into the Foreign…
On October 31st, the Portuguese Flagship Program at UGA hosted Dr. Fernanda Guida (Spelman College), three students from Spelman College (Amyre Hobbs, Annis Baron, Latisha Jones), one student from Morehouse (Carleon Outlaw), and Portuguese Fulbright Teaching Assistant (Yasmin Paiva de Siqueira). This event promoted a student-student, student-faculty and faculty-faculty interaction through a collaboration of the Portuguese Programs at UGA and…
Join in celebrating French and Francophone culture with students and faculty across campus and the Department of Romance Languages: Nov 1-9, Francophone Trivia: Complete this online quiz on the francophone world by 5 p.m. on November 9th for a chance to win a prize! Winners will be chosen at random from those who score the highest. Nov 7, 3-5pm, Pétanque, School of Art: Learn how to play this classic French boule game with the Boule Dogs - the…
The article entitled "A parte dos Críticos de 2666, de Roberto Bolaño, como análise da globalização" [The Part About the Critics, in Roberto Bolaño's 2666, as an analysis of Globalization], authored by Portuguese PhD student, Fábio Mariano, appeared in the most recent volume of the journal Revista da Associação Brasileira de Hispanistas (abehache). Congratulations to Fábio Mariano! 
The Department of Romance Languages congratulates recent graduate Emily Haden on her acceptance to the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP)! From October through May, Emily will work as an English Language Assistant  alongside a teacher at a primary school in Sevilla, Spain. Her responsibilities will include helping teach English as well as serving as a cultural ambassador. An immersive, hands-on program, NALCAP…
Ximena Luna, M.A. in Spanish, accompanied by her parents and Dr. Sharina Maillo-Pozo, was honored at the ALAS graduation in Spring '23 along with Spanish undergraduates minors and majors during the graduation event recognizing UGA's Latinx students. Congratulations to Ximena, who will be an Instructor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages this academic year!  To see more photographs and learn about the Hispanic Student…
The article "La lingüística y sus beneficios para la enseñanza del español" (Linguistics and its benefits for the teaching of Spanish) appeared in the academic journal Hispanic Studies Review on July 7, 2023. Dr. Gupton collaborated on this project with colleagues Dr. Laurel Hodges (University of Southern Mississippi) and Dr. Stephanie Knouse (Furman University).  Congratulations to Dr. Gupton and his co-authors!

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