News and Events
2012-2013 Theodore and Phyllis Barbera Fund Award Winners
Excellence in Comparative Literature
Anna Stusser '13
Excellence in Spanish Studies
Jillian Ceballos '13
Guest lecturer, author recalls flight from fascism, shares life lessons
Clark and Worcester 4th and 5th graders collaborate
Students from Clark pair with those from Worcester's Woodland Academy to publish 'Aventuras (Adventures)', a bilingual paperbook storybook. Read more
During the academic year, the popular Spanish-language conversation hour, the TERTULIA, takes place on alternate Wednesdays and Fridays, in Estabrook Hall Room 310 at 4 p.m. Spanish-language students of all levels and native speakers participate. Please contact the department to learn more for 2013-2014.
Fritz Glockner, guest novelist and journalist at Worcester's recent Latino Film Festival, extols Clark
Professor Carol D'Lugo's essay "Fictions of Apprenticeship: Following the growth of Narrative Strategies and Cultural Ideologies in Rosario Castellanos" recently appeared in Hispanofila, Num. 156, 2009.
Dean Simpson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, published a book of poetry last spring. Cataratas is a collection of poems in Spanish and English about love, hate, death, and inquiry. Read more about it in the Department of Foreign Languages September 2009 Newsletter.
In early October at the University of Puerto Rico, Associate Professor Maria Acosta Cruz presented a paper,"Are We What We Speak? Language and Nationhood in the Latino Context"at a conference entitled " Rethinking the Mangrove. Second Synposium of Critical Practices of Caribbean Cultural Studies. "
Everett Fox, Professor of Judaica, spoke at a Boston University conference celebrating the 80th birthday of Elie Wiesel. The title of his talk was "Elie Wiesel as Interpreter of Biblical Narrative." He also wrote a piece for Expositions: Interdisci-plinary Studies in the Humanities on "Robert Alter and the Art of Bible Translation," scheduled to appear in Spring 2009.
Robert Tobin, Henry J. Leir Professor of Comparative Literature and German Studies, attended the annual conference of the Modern Language Association in San Francisco in December, chairing a session on eighteenth- and early nine-teenth-century German literature and assumed the presidency of the Gay Lesbian/Queer (GL/Q) Caucus of the MLA, which represents gay and lesbian concerns at the organization.