Spanish and Portuguese Research Colloquium 2019

On Friday, April 12, seven student presented their research at the annual Spanish and Portuguese Colloquium. For the past six years, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese has hosted this event that allows Spanish majors and Portuguese & Brazilian Studies minors to present research that has been developed through an Independent Study. The following students presented their research:

Jacqeline Amezcua: “¿De qué color eres?: Relaciones raciales presentadas por el fútbol en Brasil.”

Michael Borsch: “Una contextualización del código civil chileno a través de la primera novela chilena.”

Caitlin Filiato: “‘Se obedece pero no se cumple’: how the decentralized monarchy influenced justification of competing motives in the Indies.”

Keisy Germosen: “A Lingering Presence: Silence and Trauma in fiction by Julia Alvarez, Junot Diaz and Rita Indiana.”

Olivia Lowden: “Healthcare and Spanish-Speaking Migrants in the US.”

Alexandra Mier y Teran: “Cultures Around the Evolution of Mexican Food: Immigration, Americanization, and the Future.”

Mollie Montague: “Just What This Play Needs Right Now: Latinx Self-Conceptions in Contemporary Plays.”

For a list of past student presenters and presentations, click here.




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