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Modern Language Studies News

Aztecs and Conquistadors; Lycoming College hosts lecture to explore Colonial encounters in Latin America

Lycoming College will host Matthew Restall, Ph.D., for a special lecture entitled, “Why Everything You Thought You Knew About the Aztecs and the Conquistadors Is Wrong,” on Feb. 19th at 7:30 p.m., in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Teaching assistants from abroad round out Lycoming College's modern language department

Lycoming College welcomes three language teaching assistants who will help students speak and write more like a native speaker of the foreign languages they are learning. The teaching assistants also will help students learn more about the cultures of regions where those languages are spoken.

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Award-winning Mexican author to present at Lycoming College

Cristina Rivera Garza, an award-winning Mexican author, will discuss the social dynamics that have led to the emergence of a drug cartel in Mexico at 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 9 in the archives area of Snowden Library at Lycoming College.

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Kathryn Bathgate '15 selected as Fulbright Scholar

Lycoming College senior Kathryn Bathgate has been selected as one of 140 U.S. Fulbright Scholars in Germany for the prestigious opportunity to serve as an ambassador for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in Germany.

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Department of Modern Language Studies to host lecture

The Lycoming College Department of Modern Language Studies will host a lecture by Kathryn Grossman, Ph.D., professor of French at Pennsylvania State University, titled “Les Misérables in the American Cultural Landscape: the Early Years,” on Friday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Spanish professor accepted into national summer institute

Sandra Kingery, professor of Spanish at Lycoming College, has been accepted into a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on translation at the University of Illinois.

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