Spring 2018 FLL Graduation Recognition Ceremony

GraduationWelcome to the Foreign Languages and Literatures Graduation Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in SciTech C307!

Students should wear their robes if they have them. If they don’t have them, they are still welcome to participate!

Each graduating student being recognized may bring up to 6 guests.

Requests to bring more than 6 guests will be considered on a case-by-case — first requested, first-served. Each graduating student should RSVP with the number of attending guests by April 28 to David Smith (smithdav@ecu.edu) and Irina Swain (swaini@ecu.edu).

Spring 2018 FLL Student Awards Banquet


ECU’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is hosting its second annual student awards banquet from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 April, in Harvey Hall, located in ECU’s Murphy Center. Please join us as we recognize our students’ achievements.

Tickets for family members, friends, faculty, and students not receiving an award are $22/ticket and must be purchased online by April 5.

Students receiving awards need only to respond to Prof. Smith that they are attending prior to 5 p.m. on Thursday, 5 April. (These students will have received an email invitation from him.)



FLL Department Chair Dr. Fraser Named Next Editor of Hispania

Dr. Benjamin Fraser has been selected as the 13th Editor of Hispania, the highly acclaimed research journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).

Dr. Fraser’s extensive editorial experience includes a number of positions with peer-reviewed journals and a book series. He has served as Founding and Executive Editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, as Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Assistant Editor of the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, as Assistant Editor of Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, and, with Susan Larson, as Founding Co-Editor of the the Hispanic Urban Studies book series.

A researcher specializing in contemporary culture, Dr. Fraser explores literature, film, visual art, popular culture, comics and urban space from an interdisciplinary perspective. He is the author of eighty articles and book chapters published across the fields of Hispanic Studies, Cultural Geography, and Disability Studies.

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November 9, 2017. Gender to a Tea. Dr. Martínez presents “ ‘Let Me Speak’: Queenship, Blogs and Letizia of Spain”

Gender to a Tea

Faculty Research Seminar in Gender Studies

Gender to a Tea is a series designed to help gender-focused researchers by fielding questions from attendees about the presenters’ ongoing, unpublished research.

“ ‘Let Me Speak’: Queenship, Blogs and Letizia of Spain”

Purificación Martínez

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, November 9

12:30-1:30 • Bate 1006

Sponsored by the Gender Studies Executive Board,

Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

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