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2/27/19 Meet and Greet with Xóchitl Rodríguez

February 08, 2019

Meet and Greet with Xóchitl Rodríguez

Rodríguez earned her BA in Spanish and International Relations from UC Davis in 2008 and her MA in Spanish from Sacramento State in 2013. Born in Saint Helena and raised in Woodland, Rodríguez is bilingual, is a first-generation college student, and a US Army veteran and reservist. She was elected to the Woodland City Council in 2016, for a four-year term. She is also active in state government and currently serves as a consultant to the California State Assembly.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
12pm
912 Sproul Hall

Professor Michael Lazzara Interviewed on TV Network of the University of Santiago de Chile

January 18, 2019

Professor Michael Lazzara appeared as a featured guest on "Criaturas," a program hosted by Chilean writer and literary critic Andrea Jeftanovic, which airs on the University of Santiago de Chile Television Network. The program focuses on a Latin American literary character as a conversation starter. In this episode, Professor Lazzara discusses El Padre Mío, the main character of a book by Chilean author Diamela Eltit, who won the 2018 Chilean National Literary Award.

The Story of a First Generation Student - Languages and Literatures' own Lorenzo Zúñiga

October 16, 2018

Being the first in one's family to attend college is a major step in one's life and can be an intimidating experience - encountering a new world for which a student has not been prepared by family history. UC Davis honors its first generation students for their boldness and determination to further their education. The First Generation Initiative at UC Davis is a resource for first generation students and one of its goals is to raise awareness of these students' experiences.

Professor Robert Newcomb Publishes New Title

August 16, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Robert Newcomb on the publication of his book, Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, by the University of Toronto Press.  Iberianism and Crisis examines how prominent peninsular essay writers and public intellectuals, active around the turn of the twentieth century, looked to Iberianism to address a succession of political, economic, and social crises that shook the Spanish and Portuguese states to their foundations.

Spanish Majors Have Portable Skills for the Global Workplace

November 21, 2017

Above: Haydee Gonzalez, a double major in Spanish and political science, works on her notes before the start of her logical reasoning class in a pre-law outreach program at the School of Law. Majoring in Spanish gives students like Haydee skills in writing and communication —good preparation for a law career. (Karin Higgins/UC Davis)