Finals Week – 2013
Summer – 2013
The Spanish Graduate Student Association (SGSA) and The Romance German Russian Languages & Literatures Department are pleased to invite you to a talk by Dr. Francesca Denegri, Pontificia Católica Universidad del Perú (UCLA, Visiting Professor).
Who is afraid of Juan Yupanqui? Clorinda Matto de Turner and Racial Politics in ‘El Perú Ilustrado’ br>
Thursday, March 21, 4:30pm-5:15pm Room: AS 384
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Dr. Pura Fernández, Research Professor in the Institute of Language, Literature and Anthropology of the Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at Spain’s National Research Council (CSIC)
Diálogos transatlánticos: redes culturales de escritoras españolas y latinoamericanas en el siglo XIX
Thursday, March 21, 5:15pm-6:00pm Room: AS 384 (This talk will be in Spanish)
ALTAlang.com, a translation and other language-related resource site, has assembled a list of ten of the most difficult words to translate into English.
Sometimes English is just not enough!
In an effort to better place students at the appropriate level of a language course, the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures (RGRLL) has implemented a Placement Examination. Please visit the RGRLL Department page for more details and a link to the exam.
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There is an interesting web site called Frovo, which has the wildly optimistic goal of recording every word in every language in the world. You can browse the current collection by language, or search for a specific word. You can also join for free, which will allow you to add your own recordings, or rate the pronunciations recorded by others.