Dra. María Quintero Aguiló smiling for winning a CEA award.

Dr. María Quintero Aguiló Wins CEA Award

During this year’s 49th annual College English Association Conference, UPRM alumn and current adjunct faculty member, Dr. María C. Quintero, presented her paper “The Sands of Un-Certainty: Tidalectically Synthesizing Nature and Culture in Derek Walcott’s Omeros.” The theme of the CEA Conference was “Bridges” and hundreds of professionals and scholars … Read more…

A Cup of Coffee with Dr. Rosa Roman

Dr. Rosa Roman is currently an associate professor at the UPRM’s English Department, she also works with the Teachers Preparation Program, advanced undergraduate students, and new graduate students enrolling  in the Masters Program (MAEE). She offers INGL 5010 (Perspectives on Teaching of English as a Second Language) to undergrads, a course taken in conjunction with the … Read more…

New Book: Translanguaging in Higher Education: Beyond Monolingual Ideologies

What if a teacher gives a class using multiple linguistic and non-linguistic features, cambiando simultáneamente de un idioma a otro in order to optimize communication? That’s called Translanguaging, a practice employed today by some teachers and professors in their classrooms by shifting between a language to any other. In Puerto … Read more…

Call for Proposals 2016 PRTESOL Convention

Attention Faculty and Graduate students! The deadline for proposals for 2016 PRTESOL Convention has been extended to September 15th.  This year the convention will be held on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19 at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. The convention’s speakers will be Dr. Donaldo Macedo, Dr. Antonia Darder, and … Read more…