Topic: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Chicano Literature Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Wins National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award

March 6, 2014

The National Book Critics Circle has honored Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, an author and professor in the departments of English and Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, with the 2013 Ivan Landrof Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive the award during a ceremony March 13 in New York City.

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Spotlight on undergraduate research

April 16, 2012
Spotlight on undergraduate research

Research Week takes place April 16-20. To celebrate undergraduate research and creative activity, we're highlighting five profiles of student researchers.

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Filmmaker Discusses, Screens Documentary on Power of Microfinance for Mayan Women

Nov. 10, 2010

Event: Filmmaker Melissa Eidson will speak at The University of Texas at Austin following a screening of her film "No Son Invisibles: Maya Women and Microfinance," a documentary showing the transformative power of microfinance for Maya women in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Two Language and Culture Centers Receive $3 Million in Federal Grants

Sept. 7, 2010

The Center for European Studies (CES) and the Texas Language Technology Center (TLTC) at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $3 million to establish new language and culture centers that will allow them to strengthen their role as national leaders in their fields.

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Prof discusses global trends from Beijing

June 21, 2010
Kelm plays the san xian at the Simatai section of the Great Wall in China.

Orlando Kelm, associate professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is in Beijing preparing new online teaching materials that will be used for students in international business, language and culture. Read why Kelm worries more about Americans who have traveled abroad, but whose only experience has been on the "Starbucks" side of things.

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