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New Dual-Title Doctoral Degree in Spanish and Language Science
Graduate students with research and educational interests in Hispanic Linguistics and Language Science may apply to the dual-title doctoral program in Spanish and Language Science. The dual-title program enables graduate students from Spanish to acquire the knowledge and research skills of their major area of specialization in Hispanic Linguistics while at the same time gaining the perspective and methods of the language sciences. For further information click here.
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Penn State's Doctoral Programs Gain Top Outcomes in National Rankings
For more information on Penn State's Doctoral Programs and National Rankings click here.
Summary of Changes to the Spanish Major/Minor Requirements for 2012-2013
To view the summary of changes to the Spanish Major/Major requirements for 2012-2013 please click here.
Remembering Eric D. Steindl
To ensure Erik's dedication and spirit lives on, a memorial scholarship fund has been established at Penn State University. This scholarship, the "Erik D. Steindl Spanish Scholarship Fund" is awarded to a student in the Spanish Department who demonstrates outstanding academic excellence and community spirit. To learn more, click here.
Announcing the Flad Scholarship for Italian Majors
Are you an Italian Major planning to Study Abroad in Italy in 2012? You may qualify for a brand new schlarship. For more details, click here.
New Initiative for Italian Majors/Minors
What have alumni gone on to do with a Major or Minor in Italian? Join the Google Group "Italian @ Penn State and Beyond" to learn more or click here.
Announcing International Research Opportunities for Penn State Undergraduate Students
Penn State’s Center for Language Science (CLS) announces an exciting and unique opportunity for undergraduate students. With the generous support of funding from the National Science Foundation program Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE), the CLS will sponsor undergraduate students’ travel to international sites during the summers to conduct research on the science of bilingualism. Click here for more information.
1) Congratulations to Sherry Roush for the publication of Selected Philosophical Poems of Tommaso Campanella - A Bilingual Edition (University of Chicago Press).
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2) Congratulations to Nicolás-Fernández-Medina for the publication of The Poetics of Otherness in Antonio Machado's 'Proverbios y cantares' (University of Wales Press).
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3) Congratulations to Julia Cuervo-Hewitt for the publication of Voices out of Africa in Twentieth-Century Carribean Literature (Bucknell University Press).
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