Scott Boehm, Assistant Professor of Spanish, publishes article on the connections between the Spanish Civil War and the January 6th Insurrection

Professor Scott Boehm has recently published an article that makes the case that it would be to our collective benefit to consider 20th century Spanish history when attempting to understand…

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Safoi Babana-Hampton, professor of French and Francophone Studies, has been awarded the Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP) large-scale development grant

Professor Safoi Babana-Hampton is the inaugural recipient of the Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP) large-scale development grant. Presented for the first time in 2021, the $100,000 award is funded…

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Professor Meagan Driver starts as the director of new Romance and Classical Studies Multilingual Lab

The Multilingual Lab conducts and supports scholarly work that explores both the benefits of multilingualism, as well as the social challenges that are faced by many multilingual and marginalized communities,…

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Alumnus Wins Hearst National Championship First-Place Award

Joe Freihofer, an MSU alumnus with dual degrees in Journalism and Spanish, recently received first place in the National Television Broadcast News Category of the Hearst National Championship for his video, Sandy Sings On, which tells the story of a Nashville business owner whose store was destroyed during the 2nd Avenue Christmas day bombing in 2020. 

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Dr. Christopher Estrada Awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil
Dr. Christopher Estrada draped in a sequined gola or cape made by maracatu artisan Thony de Lima, depicting Saint George slaying the last dragon. St.George has a syncretistic association with Yoruba deity Ogun in the Afro-Brazilian religions which play a role in maracatu.

Dr. Christopher Estrada Awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil

Dr. Christopher Estrada draped in a sequined gola or cape made by maracatu artisan Thony de Lima, depicting Saint George slaying the last dragon. St.George has a syncretistic association with…

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