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Glisan Presents Integrated Performance Assessment Workshop at West Virginia University

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Dr. Eileen W. Glisan, Department of Spanish, presented a full-day workshop for faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages at West Virginia University on August 17, 2009.

The topic of the workshop was Integrated Performance Assessment, developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Glisan Delivers Keynote at California Language Teachers' Association Conference

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Dr. Eileen W. Glisan, Department of Spanish, delivered the keynote address at the California Language Teachers’ Association Conference in Sacramento on March 1, 2009.

The title of the keynote address was “The Impact of Standards on Foreign Language Education: Helping Us To BECOME a Profession.” The conference was attended by some six hundred foreign language educators.

Rodríguez Publishes Article on Introduction to Humor

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Dr. Lydia Rodríguez’s article, “Introduction to Humor: Theory Explified in Julio Cortázar and Cristina Peri Rossi,” was accepted for publication in the journal Textos: Works and Criticism.

The article presents theoretical points of views that attempt to explain what humor is. In defining and explaining humor, two short stories are analyzed using the theoretical study.

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Rodríguez in Guatemala to Present on U.S. Latinas

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Dr. Lydia Rodríguez of the Department of Spanish was invited to present on U.S. Latinas on May 13, 2009, at the Universidad del Valle in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Rodríguez presented on “Desplazamiento y (re)construcción: el caso de las autoras latinas en los EE.UU (US Latinas)” (Displacement and (Re)Construction: The Case of the U.S. Latina Authors).

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