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Review Of Femina: Festival Internacional De Cinema Femenino [International Festival Of Women’S Film], (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, June 1-7, 2009), Traci Roberts-Camps Nov 2009

Review Of Femina: Festival Internacional De Cinema Femenino [International Festival Of Women’S Film], (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, June 1-7, 2009), Traci Roberts-Camps

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

No abstract provided.


Agresividad Verbal En La Posesía De Los Años 60: De Sardio A Techo De Ballena, William Martínez Jul 2009

Agresividad Verbal En La Posesía De Los Años 60: De Sardio A Techo De Ballena, William Martínez

World Languages and Cultures

El siguiente artículo resume la actividad poética de Venezuela en la década de los años 60. Traza la evolución de códigos poéticos a través de dos grupos Sardio y El Techo de la Ballena y analiza a dos poetas de este último grupo, Juan Calzadilla y Caupolicán Ovallles. Se examina en el artículo la importancia de la ciudad como plano poético de los grupos y los poetas.

The following article summarizes the poetic activity in Venezuela in the 1960s. It traces the evolution of poetic codes by examining two groups, Sardio and “El Techo de la Ballena,” and focuses on ...


The Memories Of Others: Ana Menéndez And Alberto Rey, Isabel Alvarez-Borland May 2009

The Memories Of Others: Ana Menéndez And Alberto Rey, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Review Of La Ventana, Dir. Carlos Sorín, Traci Roberts-Camps May 2009

Review Of La Ventana, Dir. Carlos Sorín, Traci Roberts-Camps

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

No abstract provided.


Review Of Estadio Nacional, Dir. By Carmen Luz Parot, Traci Roberts-Camps May 2009

Review Of Estadio Nacional, Dir. By Carmen Luz Parot, Traci Roberts-Camps

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

No abstract provided.


Review Of Play, Dir. By Alicia Scherson, Traci Roberts-Camps May 2009

Review Of Play, Dir. By Alicia Scherson, Traci Roberts-Camps

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

No abstract provided.


Tomboy, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz Apr 2009

Tomboy, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

No abstract provided.


Reseña De El Verdugo: Acerca De La Felicidad Y De La Inercia De Las Cosas, Oscar Pereira Zazo Apr 2009

Reseña De El Verdugo: Acerca De La Felicidad Y De La Inercia De Las Cosas, Oscar Pereira Zazo

Spanish Language and Literature

La vida es una tómbola. Si no que se lo digan a José Luis Rodríguez, el héroe, que no lo quiere ser, de nuestra película. En realidad lo que José Luis quiere es irse a Alemania para aprender mecánica y tener un trabajo respetable. Pero ya se sabe que las cosas no siempre salen a satisfacción de todos, porque como dice el refrán, el hombre propone, Dios dispone y el destino impone.


Reseña De Esa Pareja Feliz: Toma De Conciencia, Oscar Pereira Zazo, Lola Lorenzo Apr 2009

Reseña De Esa Pareja Feliz: Toma De Conciencia, Oscar Pereira Zazo, Lola Lorenzo

Spanish Language and Literature

“No firmaré jamás, jamás…,” grita una reina loca en una película, según veremos, de pacotilla. La actriz, que recula, se confunde de almena y cae estruendosamente al vacío rompiendo un arco voltaico que los eléctricos no podrán sustituir. Medios escasos para intenciones sublimes. Asistimos, pues, al rodaje de una película histórica; posiblemente, un drama de honor muy del gusto de la España autárquica de los años más negros de la dictadura franquista. Entre los presentes se encuentra nuestro protagonista, Juan (Fernando Fernán Gómez), que se afana como electricista y en lo que se ofrezca en la magnífica producción para mayor ...


Representaciones De La Memoria De La Guerrilla Antifranquista En La Novelística Española Contemporánea, Nuño Castellanos Apr 2009

Representaciones De La Memoria De La Guerrilla Antifranquista En La Novelística Española Contemporánea, Nuño Castellanos

Dissertations

In the last few years a very controversial concept known as "the recovery of historic memory" has become of utmost importance in certain social and political spheres in Spain. This matter has been addressed by a law approved in July of 2006 during the socialist government under Rodríguez Zapatero. This law recognizes the efforts of those who in 1936 defended the Republican democracy, those who were persecuted by Franco regime and suffered internal and external exile, and those who fought against dictatorship and in defense of the fundamental liberties that Spaniards enjoy today. This complicated process of memory recuperation ...


Review Of: Épocas Y Avances: Lengua En Su Contexto Cultural, And Cuaderno De Trabajo To Accompany 'Épocas Y Avances: Lengua En Su Contexto Cultural', Joan M. Hoffman Mar 2009

Review Of: Épocas Y Avances: Lengua En Su Contexto Cultural, And Cuaderno De Trabajo To Accompany 'Épocas Y Avances: Lengua En Su Contexto Cultural', Joan M. Hoffman

Modern & Classical Languages

In the "Preface" to this, the first edition of Épocas y avances: Lengua en su contexto cultural, the authors immediately state the goal and scope of the text: "Designed to present a broad spectrum of content-rich materials for the study of language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world, Épocas y avances offers a communicative-humanistic approach to second language acquisition." . The accompanying Cuaderno de trabajo is equally well contextualized and includes an audio CD for oral practice. Further, like the textbook, the Cuaderno includes a variety of exercises including inventive, open-ended writing assignments, sometimes with cues and sometimes requiring library or ...


L1 And L2 Processing Of Gender And Number Inflectional Morphology: An Erp Study Of Spanish, Harriet Bowden, C. Sanz, M. Ullman Feb 2009

L1 And L2 Processing Of Gender And Number Inflectional Morphology: An Erp Study Of Spanish, Harriet Bowden, C. Sanz, M. Ullman

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Concurrent Verbalizations, Pedagogical Conditions, And Reactivity: Two Call Studies, Christina Sanz, Hui-Ju Lin, Harriet Bowden, Catherine Stafford Feb 2009

Concurrent Verbalizations, Pedagogical Conditions, And Reactivity: Two Call Studies, Christina Sanz, Hui-Ju Lin, Harriet Bowden, Catherine Stafford

Harriet Wood Bowden

The article summarizes results from two experimental studies on reactivity. In the first experiment, 24 college-age participants received a computerized treatment that delivered a grammar lesson, practice, and feedback on assignment of semantic functions in Latin. Verbalizations did not induce reactivity on accuracy, but they slowed down posttest performance. The second experiment (N= 24), which did not include a grammar lesson, showed that thinking aloud had a facilitating effect. Our results suggest that reactivity depends not only on the task and on the nature of the assessment tool but also on the nature of the dependent variables (i.e., latency ...


Carlos Fuente's "The Two Shores": Between Counterfactualism And Cultural Allegory, Alberto Ribas-Casasayas Jan 2009

Carlos Fuente's "The Two Shores": Between Counterfactualism And Cultural Allegory, Alberto Ribas-Casasayas

Modern Languages & Literature

A literary criticism of the short story "The Two Shores," which appeared in the 1992 book "The Orange Tree," by Carlos Fuentes. The plot and characters of the story are described, particularly the narrator, Jerónimo de Aguilar, a dead man who was held captive by the Mayans. The story is a contribution to the reconsideration of the Spanish conquest of the Americas, particularly Mexico. The idea that the story may present a counterfactual historiography, an idea created by critic Niall Ferguson, is considered.


La (Des) Pluralización Del Verbo Haber Existencial En El Español Salvadoreño: ¿Un Cambio En Progreso?, Alexander Quintanilla Jan 2009

La (Des) Pluralización Del Verbo Haber Existencial En El Español Salvadoreño: ¿Un Cambio En Progreso?, Alexander Quintanilla

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

This study analyzes the pluralization of the verb haber in Salvadoran Spanish. Spanish uses the verb haber ‘to have’ for existential sentences. According to traditional grammars, existential sentences with haber are impersonal, that is, they are conjugated only in the third-person singular. However, it is common in most Spanish varieties to conjugate haber in the plural when the nominal phrase is plural.

Recent studies have suggested that the pluralization of haber is an innovation in modern Spanish and that it is advancing from lower to higher classes. My study shows that on the contrary there is little evidence indicating that ...


Imagineering: Globalization In The Developing World, Review Of Andeas Huyssen, Other Cities, Other Worlds, George Yudice Dec 2008

Imagineering: Globalization In The Developing World, Review Of Andeas Huyssen, Other Cities, Other Worlds, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Culture-Based Urban Development In Rio De Janeiro, George Yudice Dec 2008

Culture-Based Urban Development In Rio De Janeiro, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Políticas Para A Diversidade Cultura, George Yudice Dec 2008

Políticas Para A Diversidade Cultura, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Modelos De Desarrollo Cultural Urbano: ¿Gentrificación O Urbanismo Social?, George Yudice Dec 2008

Modelos De Desarrollo Cultural Urbano: ¿Gentrificación O Urbanismo Social?, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Culturas Emergentes En El Mundo Hispano De Estados Unidos, George Yudice Dec 2008

Culturas Emergentes En El Mundo Hispano De Estados Unidos, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


No Se Trata De ¿Qué Tipo De Manifestaciones Artísticas Y Culturales Deberían Tener Mayor Presencia En Los Medios? Sino De . . . ., George Yudice Dec 2008

No Se Trata De ¿Qué Tipo De Manifestaciones Artísticas Y Culturales Deberían Tener Mayor Presencia En Los Medios? Sino De . . . ., George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


O Copyright: Instrumento De Expropiação E Resistência Onde De Encontram A Economia Política E Os Estudos Culturais, George Yudice, Toby Miller, Robervan Barbosa Dec 2008

O Copyright: Instrumento De Expropiação E Resistência Onde De Encontram A Economia Política E Os Estudos Culturais, George Yudice, Toby Miller, Robervan Barbosa

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


La Web 2.0 Y El Pacto Social, George Yudice Dec 2008

La Web 2.0 Y El Pacto Social, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


La Doctrina Socialista Y El Público En Una Mujer Por Caminos De España De María Martínez Sierra, Nuria Cruz-Camara Dec 2008

La Doctrina Socialista Y El Público En Una Mujer Por Caminos De España De María Martínez Sierra, Nuria Cruz-Camara

Nuria Cruz-Camara

No abstract provided.


Cultural Diversity And Cultural Rights, George Yudice Dec 2008

Cultural Diversity And Cultural Rights, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata Dec 2008

Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata

Medar Serrata

This essay discusses the concept of "poesía mulata" (mulatto poetry) in the works of two Hispanic Caribbean authors of the 20th century: the Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz (1881-1969) and the Dominican poet Tomás Hernández Franco (1904-1952).


Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata Dec 2008

Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata

Medar Serrata

This essay discusses the concept of "poesía mulata" (mulatto poetry) in the works of two Hispanic Caribbean authors of the 20th century: the Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz (1881-1969) and the Dominican poet Tomás Hernández Franco (1904-1952).


Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata Dec 2008

Estrategias Para Entrar Y Salir De La Mulatidad: El Concepto De “Poesía Mulata” En Fernando Ortiz Y Tomás Hernández Franco, Medar Serrata

Medar Serrata

This essay discusses the concept of "mulatto poetry" in the works of two authors of the Hispanic Caribbean: the Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz and the Dominican poet Tomás Hernández Franco.