Public Lecture: “Drawing the Diaspora, Graphic Narratives from San Juan, PR”

On Monday, March 6, María Fernanda Díaz Basteris will be offering a public lecture, titled “Drawing the Diaspora, Graphic Narratives from San Juan, PR.” Maria Fernanda Diaz Basteris is a doctoral student at the University of California-Davis. She has been doing ethnographic research about graphic novels written by Puerto Ricans, both in San Juan and New York. She will report on her interviews with the creators and producers of the series “1898: El Antillano.” The lecture and discussion will be in both Spanish and English, and will take place within the Cultural Studies seminar taught by Dr. Gregory Stephens (INGL … Read more…

Join Our MAEE Program

We are now accepting applications for our Master of Arts in English Education program, which now offers a TESOL certificate. The deadlines for Fall 2017 admission are: February 15 March 15 (with late fee) All applications to the MAEE Program should be submitted online through the Office of Graduate Students (OGS) applications portal here. For details about our requirements and application components visit our Admission page. Check out our flyer!  

Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities: Spring 2017 Update

This Spring 2017 semester offers several life enhancing (and finance enhancing) opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – deadline for paid internships. Deadlines: Summer: February 15. Fall: June 9. HACU Scholarships – HACU offers various scholarships sponsored by companies. Deadlines and requirements vary. Hispanic Scholarship Fund – $500-5,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study next academic year. Deadline: March 30, 2017. Universia’s scholarship search engine This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to … Read more…

What Was that Cool Course Again?

As registration looms during one of the busiest times in the semester, it is useful to remember which courses you’d like to take. Over the past few weeks we have publishing promos for courses available for the Spring semester. You can find all these blog posts listed under the courses category. So go explore these neat options for the Spring! And all the best wishes for your registration goals. 🙂      

Spanish Literature Course: Modernismo en Hispanoamérica

Attention English Majors. Next semester Drs. Carmen M. Rivera Villegas and Ivonne Recinos Aquino will be teaching Modernismo en Hispanoamerica, a course that not only fulfills a Spanish course requirement, but also supplements your literary education with knowledge and appreciation of an influential literary movement in Hispanic American culture. Here’s the description provided by Dr. Carmen Rivera Villegas: Lectura y análisis crítico de las principales obras modernistas de Hispanoamérica. Incluye una selección de textos en prosa (novela, cuentos y ensayos) así como un muestrario poético que recoge las principales influencias que recibió el modernismo tales como el panteísmo, el platonismo, … Read more…

Enhance Your Curriculum with Innovation Tracks

Attention English Majors! Have you considered what kinds of skills you would like to develop to make you more successful as an entrepreneur or when applying for jobs? Have you thought about enhancing your considerable critical reading, writing, and thinking skills with training on how to apply them in innovative ways to emergent 21st century market and job market needs? What courses and workshops can you enroll in that will help you achieve your goals? Innovation Tracks— a new initiative led by Drs. Ubaldo Córdova, Mary Leonard, Lourdes Medina, and Leonardo Flores– offers you alternative curricula (tracks) that you can … Read more…

Writing Clinic for Graduate Students: Abstract Writing

Abstracts/Resúmenes (GRIC Writing Clinic) martes 20 de septiembre de 2016 Lugar: GRIC – Biblioteca General Hora: 10:30 AM Abstracts are required for most projects graduate students will undertake during their academic and professional careers. In this clinic you will learn about the different types of abstracts that are commonly used in academia, the ones that are most pertinent to your discipline or field of studies and the steps that you should follow to produce a polished, professional and publishable informative abstract. The clinic is formatted as an interactive workshop to give you the opportunity to practice your skills in a … Read more…

Presentation: Periodismo en Medios Digitales

Next Tuesday, September 13 Prof. Leonardo Flores will be offering a workshop titled “Periodismo en Medios Digitales.” The event is part of the Talleres de Redacción Periodística series offered by the Centro de Redacción and it will take place in CH-326 from 10:30-12:00. This presentation and workshop will explore various forms of online journalism and the challenges and opportunities each presents. You can see the complete flyer here.

Scholarships, Internships, and Exchange Programs: Fall 2016 Update

As you settle into your Fall semester routine and have a little time to plan ahead for your future, you might want to take a look at some scholarship, internship, and exchange program opportunities available to you. This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to this blog via e-mail (you’ll receive 2-3 messages per week from our server Tron), like our Facebook page, or follow our Twitter account. Here are some opportunities and resources worth highlighting at … Read more…

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