Category Archives: Spanish News

So proud of our interdisciplinary students: spotlight on Elisa Alfonso

Elisa Alfonso presented a paper titled: “Depictions of Musico-Cultural Syncretism in the film Chico & Rita (2010)” at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. She received a travel award from ECU’s Office of Undergraduate Research to attend the conference. Elisa is a senior, who is completing a dual degree in Hispanic Studies and Music Performance (with

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Ben Fraser and Michael Schinasi honored as authors

On Friday, October 21, 2016, Joyner Library and the Office of the Provost celebrated the accomplishments of faculty authors in 2015-2016.   Among those honored were Ben Fraser for his edited collection of essays by various authors on Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts (Wallflower Press/ Columbia University Press) and Michael Schinasi, for his monograph on Ventura de

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Study Abroad Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to French Minor Sadie Crockett on winning a Benjamin A. Gilman study abroad scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship is congressionally funded and sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education through its office in Houston, TX. Named after retired congressman Benjamin A. Gilman from

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Major Awards won by Anna Lawrence, Amanda Keating, and Daniel Franch

Anna A. Lawrence, a May 2016 ECU graduate with dual degrees in anthropology and Hispanic studies, has been selected by the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society as a graduate fellow. Lawrence was the ECU chapter winner in the spring of 2016 and worked with Dr. Holly Mathews, Chair of the Phi Kappa Phi Student Awards Committee at ECU, to

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Faculty Teaching Awards, Grants and Recognitions, Spring 2016

Prof. Laura Levi Altstaedter was named a 2015-16 Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching, and is the winner of the Robert L. Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching. · ECU News Story about the Founders Day Awards Ceremony The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures recognized two faculty for their Outstanding Commitment to Teaching for 2015-16: Lisa Ellison (Classical Studies)

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