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Tags: Romance Languages

Congratulations to Fernán Gómez Monedero, who has successfully defended his dissertation titled Privilegios negociados en Don Quijote, Fuenteovejunay La serrana de la Vera. A hearty congratulations to Dr. Gómez-Monedero!   Examination Committee: Dana Bultman Alberto Villate-Isaza  Elizabeth Wright (major professor)
Congratulations to our newest PhD in Francophone Studies, Dr. Asmah Hyat, who has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “The ‘I’ in Hybrid Identities: Paradoxes of Muslim Women Written and Writing in Contemporary French Fiction.” Félicitations, Asmah!   Rachel Gabara Catherine Jones Jonathan Haddad Jonathan Krell Esra Santesso
We are pleased to announce that Mélanie Hélin-Longayrou has successfully defended her master's thesis entitled “Des Accents d’Occitan: L’influence de l’occitan sur la prononciation des voyelles nasales en français méridional" in which she argues for Occitan influence in the distinctive Southern French pronunciation of nasal vowels. Félicitations, Mélanie! Diana Ranson Catherine Jones Gary Baker
We are pleased to announce that Raymond Friedman has passed his written and oral exams for the MA degree in French (non-thesis with a specialization in linguistics). Félicitations, Raymond ! Diana Ranson Catherine Jones Gary Baker
We are pleased to announce that Connie Taylor has passed her written and oral exams for the MA degree in French (non-thesis with a specialization in linguistics). Félicitations, Connie ! Diana Ranson Catherine Jones Gary Baker
I'm a second-year Ph.D. student in Romance Language Linguistics and instructor of record for SPAN 2001.  Between completing my M.A. and starting my Ph.D. here at UGA, I was a lecturer for 5 years at SUNY Potsdam in Northern New York teaching Spanish, French, and English for non-native speakers. I also volunteered with AFS as a liaison and orientation coordinator for high school students from abroad studying in the U.S. Study abroad holds a…
Erín Bolívar is a scholar of Hispanic and Italian Studies and a third year PhD student in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia.  Her research focuses on the portrayal of the Virgen Mary in painting and poetry in both Spain and Italy primarily during the 15th - 17th centuries, as well as some representations of the 19th and 20th centuries.  As a Marian scholar, she focuses on the connections between Mary of Nazareth as…
Olá! I was born in Roraima, Brazil, and I am a fourth year PhD candidate in the Portuguese program, with a Spanish minor. During my MA in Rio de Janeiro, I researched contemporary Brazilian literature and graphic novel adaptations, and the representation of indigenous identities. Back in Brazil, I was a Middle and High School teacher of Portuguese language and literature. At UGA, I am a Portuguese and Spanish Teaching Assistant, Portuguese tutor…
Luiz Roberto Farias is a Ph.D. student at The University of Georgia. He researches Brazilian cinema and literature from the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Farias has written the preface to Hermilo Borba Filho's novel, Agá, 2019, and has taken part in the documentary by acclaimed Brazilian director Hilton Lacerda, A Prática da Anarquia: Uma leitura de Sobrados e Mocambos. Farias has an M.A in Theory of Literature at the Universidade Federal de…
Born in Madrid (Spain), María is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Hispanic Linguistics program. She is a recipient of the Graduate School Research Assistantship, and during the academic course of 23-24, she will do research and focus on her dissertation.  Her main areas of interest are Second Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics. For her dissertation, María investigates the acquisition of Spanish pronoun doubling structures by learners whose…

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