The University at Albany-SUNY, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Portuguese beginning Fall 2015. Responsibilities include teaching 3 courses/semester, and promoting and advising the Portuguese minor. The ideal candidate will have an MA or PhD in Portuguese, native/near-native fluency in Portuguese and English, and Portuguese teaching experience. 1 year temporary appointment with possibility of full-time hire. Salary $40K. Application deadline: July 31 or until filled. Send CV, cover letter, and 3 reference letters to LLC Chair, UAlbany HU235, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222 or email@example.com. For more information: www.albany.edu/llc. UAlbany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.
Doctoral student, Benjamin Mielenz (Spn) is in Turkey studying on a full Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State in summer of 2015. See the UAlbany article about Mr. Mielenz here.
Arnaldo Robles (Spn) was awarded a 2014-15 University at Albany Dissertation Research Fellowship Award. These are competitive awards given to facilitate research and aid in successful completion of the doctoral program.
Congratulations to Taylor Grzywacz, graduating Spanish major, who just received an award from the Spanish Ministry of Education to participate in their Cultural Ambassadors Program. Taylor will spend the 2015-2016 academic year in Spain as one of the North American Language and Culture Assistants.
Doctoral student, Victor Lucio (Spn), recently published a book review of “Women, Men and Everyday Talk” on Linguistlist.
Spanish PhD student, Jordan Lavender, published his book review of "The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Competence in a Lingua Franca Context" on Linguistlist.
Spanish PhD student, Cecily Corbett (Spn), has published a review of the book "Research Methods in Sociolinguistics" on Linguistlist.
Doctoral student Arnaldo Robles (Spn) published his review of the book "Translation in Language Teaching and Assessment" on Linguistlist.
PhD student, Jaime Mundo (Spn), had an abstract accepted for the Hostos Scholar Colloquium sponsored by Hostos Community College, CUNY as part of the activities celebrating 175 years of the birth of the Puerto Rican educator and writer, Eugenio María de Hostos. The title of the presentation is "La función del juego imaginativo y la fantasía 'En barco de papel'".