Modern Languages at UTA

Modern Language News and Events

    Dr.Gregorio_Cano_Lectures.JPGNew Professor in Spanish Translation Studies
    Date: August 26 , 2015

    MODL is pleased to welcome Dr. Gregorio-Cano, a new Spanish faculty member in Translation Studies. Dr. Ana Gregorio-Cano received her Ph.D. in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada, Spain (2014). She also holds a Licenciatura (B.A./M.A.) in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Granada.
    ignacio-ruiz.jpgIgnacio Ruiz Pérez Wins Poetry Award
    Date: August 13 , 2015

    The Department of Modern Languages is delighted to announce that Ignacio Ruiz Pérez has won the prestigious Spanish poetry prize "Leon Felipe."  In this year’s competition for the prize, the jury considered over four hundred poets from seventeen different countries, including Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Morocco, and others, as well as from Spain, the host country.
    The_Oscar.jpgMODL Faculty Honored for Teaching
    Date: July 1 , 2015

    Faculty Members, Raymond Elliott, Alicia Rueda-Acedo, Alicia Soueid, Sabine Harvey, Szu-Yen Neal Liang, and Catherine Ortiz where all honored this year with awards in teaching excellence.
    ucolorado.jpgDr. Amy Austin invited to the University of Colorado
    Date: June 2 , 2015

    Dr. Amy Austin was invited by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Colorado to give a campus-wide lecture "Reading Translatio Studii from Ramon Llull's Llibre del gentil (1274-1276)."
    Goethe_Institute_Munich.JPGTester for the Goethe Institute
    Date: June 1 , 2015

    Sabine Harvey has been selected to become an official tester for the Goethe Institute. Anyone who wants to study or work in Germany has to pass different levels of certificates in order to be admitted. Once she has competed the training, we can offer the testing through UT Arlington again.
    ACES.jpgUTA Students of Spanish Receive Honors at ACES
    Date: April 1 , 2015

    Undergraduate students of Spanish Jayr Logan obtained the Provost Award for his presentation entitled "Catalonia vs Spain: The Possible Separation" and Jessica Nordon won an Honorable Mention for his presentation "Human Trafficking" Both students worked under Dr. Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez's supervision
    literarybooks-stack.jpgMODL Spring and Summer Publications
    Date: May 6 , 2015

    Dr. Alicia Rueda-Acedo published in Ventana Abierta and Verba Hispánica. Senior Lecturer Sok Ju Kim’s article appeared in The Korean Language in America. While Dr. Marko Miletich had an article published in Perspectives: Studies in Translatology
    library_outreach.jpgStories to Our Children
    Date: May 2 , 2015

    Five students of Spanish are assisting the Arlington Public Library with a program called Stories to Our Children. This program is based on the conviction that the sharing of stories between parents and their children creates a lasting bond between the generations, and promotes an invaluable appreciation and commitment to literacy.
    Wiki_Moscow_Orphanage,_Moskvoretskaya_Embankment.jpgDr. Tatiana Baeva Profile
    Date: April 15 , 2015

    Dr. Tatiana Baeva has been working with Allies in Youth Development (AiYD), a nonprofit helping orphans in Russia and in 2014 organized and ran a conference in Voronezh, Russia, entitled “Problems of the Youth in Russia.” Dr. Baeva has also been a STARTALK participant since 2012. In 2014, she earned a certificate of professional development from the University of Iowa.
    UNTcollege-fountain.jpg"Deutscher Samstag" hosted at UNT
    Date: April 11 , 2015

    Students of the German Section in Modern Languages will participate in "Deutscher Samstag" on April 11th hosted at UNT. "Deutscher Samstag" is a German Immersion Day for high school students in North Texas who take German. UT Arlington students will host two interactive sessions and lead group discussions with high school students.
    un_flags_main_horizontal.jpgUTA International Week
    Date: April 7 , 2015

    La Société Francophone Francophone (French Club) will be participating in International Week events such as the Food Fair on April 7 and the Fashion. Events
    lion-dance-lunarnewyear.jpgKorean Lunar New Year Festival
    Date: February 8 , 2015

    Korean Culture Association (KCA) at UT Arlington hosted Korean Lunar New Year Festival, in celebration of Korean New Year, Seollal, one of the biggest Korean traditional holidays.