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Kane, Adrian Taylor – Hispania, 2022
Following several calls in recent scholarship for increased attention to the study of the Central American diaspora in the United States, this article offers readings of Honduran-born author Roberto Quesada's novels "Big Banana" (1999) and "Nunca entres por Miami" (2003). Written in New York City, where he has resided since…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Self Concept, Authors, Immigrants
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Bezerra, Lígia – Hispania, 2022
This article discusses the representation of news media in two crime novels by Argentine writer Claudia Piñeiro: "Betibú" (2011) and "Las maldiciones" (2017). It proposes that in these two novels, Piñeiro addresses both the limitations and the possibilities of activist journalism in the twenty-first century. Piñeiro's work…
Descriptors: News Reporting, Authors, Latin American Literature, Novels
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Moreira, Paulo – Hispania, 2022
This article looks into the place of Machado de Assis in literature and his peculiar treatment of intertextual sources through a careful analysis of three short stories from the collection "Histórias sem data." "The Devil's Church," "An Alexandrian Tale," and "The Academies of Siam" are clearly set apart…
Descriptors: Fiction, Authors, Portuguese, Latin American Literature
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Guerrero-Rodriguez, Paola – Hispania, 2022
Spanish is the most common language for which students pursue a minor or fulfill language requirements in higher education (e.g., Looney and Lusin 2018) in the United States. In this context, it is not uncommon to find second language (L2) learners and heritage speakers (HSs) of the language enrolled in the same classes. Regardless of the type of…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Social Bias, Spanish, Language Variation
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Risner, Mary E. – Hispania, 2021
The goal of this short-form article is to provide an overview of the opportunities and benefits for faculty and students who are considering the implementation of Virtual Exchange (VE) learning experiences to globalize the curriculum and their classrooms. The essay describes the benefits of students developing global competence, improving…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Oechler, Christopher C. – Hispania, 2021
On the eighth of October, 1622, Lope de Vega finished "La nueva victoria de don Gonzalo de Córdoba." This "comedia" recounts a Spanish victory in the Battle of Fleurus, one of several military triumphs that encouraged hope and excitement during the early years of Philip IV's reign. The battle had occurred in late August of…
Descriptors: History, Spanish Literature, War, Drama
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MacDonald, Lunden – Hispania, 2021
The social, economic, and educational upheaval that has been occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the concurrent and stressful conversation about race and racism in the United States, and domestic political turmoil has turned the world on its head. In these so-called "unprecedented times," traditional higher education appears to be on…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Psychological Needs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ciriza, María del Puy; Teixeira, Esther – Hispania, 2021
In this article, "presentism"--bringing current events into the classroom to discuss historically rooted structural inequalities (Spratt and Draxler 2019)--is examined as a pedagogical tool in the context of a service-learning class in which students participate with different Latinx partnerships. During COVID-19, this service-learning…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Service Learning, Hispanic American Students, Ethnic Studies
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Henshaw, Florencia; Hetrovicz, Lauren – Hispania, 2021
Despite the growing number of heritage language (HL) learners in language courses, the interaction between second language (L2) and HL learners has not been fully explored in the research, and thus, it still remains unclear whether mixed (L2-HL) or matched (L2-L2, HL-HL) dyads are more beneficial for language learning. This study investigates…
Descriptors: Heritage Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Fernandes, Eugênia Magnólia da Silva – Hispania, 2021
Based on practical reflections on the role of language educators and Portuguese language learners in diasporic communities in the state of California, this short-form article shares academic contributions from the Luso-Brazilian Studies Program at the University of California, Davis, to underrepresented groups in Lusophone communities amidst the…
Descriptors: Portuguese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Transformative Learning
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Rueda-Acedo, Alicia Rita – Hispania, 2021
This article presents an overview of the creation and consolidation of an undergraduate certificate in Spanish translation offered at the University of Texas at Arlington. The certificate is a 15 credit-hour program oriented towards community translation and service-learning. It also offers a curricular model that could be beneficial for other…
Descriptors: Spanish, Translation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Shepin, Laura Graebner – Hispania, 2021
This short-form article describes a multimedia unit of study on social turmoil for students at the ACTFL Intermediate Mid and Intermediate High levels. It explains the rationale for the cultural products used based on current scholarship as well as ACTFL and MLA standards and provides explicit instructional guidance so that students with little…
Descriptors: Social Change, Second Language Learning, Units of Study, Direct Instruction
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Zapata, Gabriela C. – Hispania, 2021
The purpose of this project was to compare two different COVID-19 Mexican "lotería" versions by Mexican-American artists Ernesto Quiñonez Curiel and Pinche Raf. Their work was inspired by the most popular traditional "lotería" set "Don Clemente Gallo," created by Don Clemente Jacques in 1913. Social semiotics was…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Comparative Analysis, Mexican Americans
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Waldvogel, Dieter A. – Hispania, 2021
The United States is undergoing a political tug-of-war between globalism and nationalism with world language education caught in the middle of this sociopolitical debate. The current political trend towards nationalism and isolationism is rendering world language education vulnerable to further cuts. This article discusses why it is vital for the…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Global Approach, Nationalism
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Sack, William; Maggin, Sherry; Miller, Zachary F. – Hispania, 2021
The United States Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, undergraduate institution that educates and trains its students (cadets) to become future leaders in the US Army officer corps. The Department of Foreign Languages (DFL) at West Point plays an integral role in developing cadets' cultural and linguistic competencies in preparation for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Military Training, Universities, Languages for Special Purposes
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