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 →
KSWLA’s mission is to promote and improve the teaching of world languages and cultures; to provide continuing professional development; and to encourage the spirit of cooperation among world language educators in Kansas. Our very own K-State Spanish graduate and undergraduate Spanish students, along with their Spanish professors, had the opportunity to present their research and... 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. Alison Posey is Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Literature and Linguistics. Dr. Posey joins us at K-State this Fall from the University of Virginia. She is new to Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas this year (2021-22), so if you see her around campus make sure to say hello, introduce yourself, and welcome her... Continue Reading →
Students recently wrapped up research projects on a mouth-watering variety of Spanish American dishes, from Chilean chochoca to Cuban ropa vieja, in Dr. Laura Kanost’s Food in Spanish American History and Culture class (SPAN 566). In addition to reading academic studies, the student researchers also learned about the dishes from the people who cook them... Continue Reading →