This spring, 2023, the Department of Modern Languages is offering three MA-level graduate courses online so that High School language teachers in rural Kansas -- and across the US! -- may earn graduate credit hours without traveling to campus. These courses are ideal for teachers who are working towards dual-certification, who are (or will be)... Continue Reading →
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 →
by Theresa Burg This is part of a series of student-written blog posts about study abroad. Students who participated in our faculty-led summer study abroad program in Spain with Dr. Bender – Spain Today: Madrid, Pamplona y el Norte - wrote a blog post as part of their essay assignments for Spanish 565: Cultures of Spain. We’ll... Continue Reading →
Dr. John Giblin is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture. Dr. Giblin joins us at K-State this fall from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is new to Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas for this upcoming academic year (2022-23). If you see him around campus make sure to say hello, introduce... Continue Reading →
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.