Associate Professor of Spanish and Interim Department Head of Modern Languages, Dr. Rebecca Bender, has contributed an article to the most recent issue of the open access journal, Hispanic Studies Review. Her article, “First-Wave Fantasmas: The (In)Visible Presence of Carmen de Burgos and Maruja Mallo in María Sánchez's Tierra de mujeres (2019),” places early 20th-century... Continue Reading →
Cade Ciesielski ('22) recently published a bilingual poem, "La Tierra Negra," in the Fall 2021 issue of K-State's Primary Texts Journal, Live Ideas. In this post, Cade offers insight into her creative writing process and the inspiration for her poem, "La tierra negra," which appears in this post in Spanish.
Dr. Bender has contributed and article to the most recent issue of HISPANIA, the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). This was a special issue dedicated to Digital Humanities in Spanish & Portuguese classrooms. Her article, "From Snaps to Maps: Using Literature, Mobile Applications, and Mapping Software to Design an Engaging L2 Curriculum," is based on the collaborative work her students completed in the Fall 2019 seminar, Span 735: Gender & the City in 20th-Century Spanish Literature.
Did you know that "Literature" courses are much more than reading and writing essays? Analyzing literature is basically collecting data... and understanding and interpreting the story depends as much on your cultural and historical knowledge as on your language skills. To practice these skills outside a traditional research paper or essay format, students in Dr.... Continue Reading →
Anna Welsh ‘21, a senior triple-majoring in Spanish, Art, and Psychology -- and a Spanish Ambassador -- was recently awarded an OURCI research grant from K-State’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry. Her project is titled "Mapas, mujeres y Madrid: del nacimiento a la muerte con las mujeres madrileñas urbanas en La Rampa (1917)... Continue Reading →