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This year, Dr. John Rosenberg received the UFLA Friend of the Profession award, which is given to individuals who have advanced the study of world languages in Utah. Rosenberg chaired the BYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese from 1993 to 1997 and served as associate dean in the College of Humanities from 1997 to 2005.
Professor Scott Alvord has been appointed as an interim chair for the Department of Spanish & Portuguese while current department chair Jeff Turley recovers from a medical procedure. Alvord and Blair Bateman have been leading the department for the past three months in their capacities as associate chairs.
Associate Professor Greg Stallings (Spanish & Portuguese) may have thought that picking The Exterminating Angel to be shown at the International Cinema seemed random, but the theme of quarantine that runs throughout the movie has become especially poignant in today’s environment.
PROVO, Utah (May 19, 2020) — Professor Jeffrey Turley has been reappointed as department chair for the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Turley has served in this capacity since May 2017 and will continue serving for another term in this position.
Florida State University's Dr. Juan Carlos Galeano addressed BYU students, faculty members, and others in a pair of lectures on January 30, 2020.
In his Education Week lecture titled “Becoming Bilingual: Language-Learning Tips, Tricks, & Motivation for All Ages,” Dr. Rob Martinsen taught listeners the “why” and “how” of language learning.
At a Humanities Center colloquium, Spanish professor Dale Pratt shares his research on time-travel fiction and its paradoxes.
Frederick G. Williams, a professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese, shares his family’s involvement in the Church’s first happenings in Peru.