Cover - ¿Cómo lo decimos? Gramática y teoría de la traducción - Anderson de la Torre¿Cómo lo decimos? Gramática y teoría de la traducción (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. 2023)
By María Antonia Anderson de la Torre

¿Cómo lo decimos? Gramática y teoría de la traducción is a book for intermediate Spanish translation college courses. It analyzes the essence of translation from a theoretical viewpoint, and it also provides activities for students to apply theory into real world-contemporary translations. Activities and analyses are presented in translations from English to Spanish and vice versa.

Cover - Literary Connections Between South Africa and the Lusophone World - Maddox Literary Connections Between South Africa and the Lusophone World (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 2022)
By John Maddox

Literary Connections between South Africa and the Lusophone World connects literatures and cultures of South Africa and the Portuguese-speaking nations of Africa and beyond, and is set within literary and cultural studies. The chapters gathered in this volume reinforce the critical and ongoing conversations in comparative and world literature from perspectives of the South.

Cover - Devas, Demons and Buddhist Cosmology in Sri Lanka: Apotheosis and the Spiritual Progression of Hūniyam - Achala Gunasekara-Rockwell Devas, Demons and Buddhist Cosmology in Sri Lanka: Apotheosis and the Spiritual Progression of Hūniyam (Published by Routledge. 2022)
By Achala Gunasekara Rockwell

This book examines the worship of devas and demons in Sri Lanka, illustrating how diverse influences interacted to create the Sinhala Buddhist cosmology. This book will be of interest to researchers and students engaged in the study of religion, anthropology, folklore, and history, specifically in the South Asian context.

Cover - ¿Cómo se siente?: Conversational Spanish in Medical Settings - Anderson de la Torre¿Cómo se siente?: Conversational Spanish in Medical Settings (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. 2021)
By María Antonia Anderson de la Torre

¿Cómo se siente?: Conversational Spanish in Medical Settings will guide intermediate Spanish college students through real life situations where they will be able to practice the language and prepare for interactions in Spanish with Hispanic patients. There is an emphasis on topics such as obstetric violence, and traditional medicine in Latin America, and deliberately provided multiple situations with, for example, male nurses or Black female doctors, to highlight and promote the need to talk about the lack of diversity in the medical field.

Cover - Dictionary of Latin American Identities - Maddox Dictionary of Latin American Identities (Published by University of Florida Press. 2021)
By John Maddox

Unparalleled in its thoroughness, its accessibility, and its relevance to all areas of Latin American studies, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality used in the region over the past five centuries. It includes the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and their Creoles and encompasses an interdisciplinary range of sources that highlight the intersectional nature of identity.

Cover - Challenging the Black Atlantic - Maddox Challenging the Black Atlantic (Published by Bucknell University Press. Distributed worldwide by Rutgers University Press. 2020)
By John Maddox

The historical novels of Manuel Zapata Olivella and Ana Maria Gonçalves map black journeys from Africa to the Americas in a way that challenges the Black Atlantic paradigm that has become synonymous with cosmopolitan African diaspora studies.

Cover - Mulatto · Outlaw · Pilgrim · Priest - Moore Mulatto · Outlaw · Pilgrim · Priest: The Legal Case of José Soller, Accused of Impersonating a Pastor and Other Crimes in Seventeenth-century Spain (Published by Brill, 2020)
By John Moore

In Mulatto · Outlaw · Pilgrim · Priest, John K. Moore, Jr. lays out the legal case against José Soller, a transatlantic black-African man accused of impersonating a pastor in order to pass freely while on pilgrimage in seventeenth-century Iberia.

Part of the cover "Juliet of the Tropics" featuring palm trees. Juliet of the Tropics: A Bilingual Edition of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera’s La Cuarterona (1867) (Cambria, 2016)
Translation by John Maddox

This translation of La Cuarterona is long overdue. Theater was the genre Tapia most cultivated, yet until now none of his plays (and only two of his other works) has been translated into English.

Portion of the cover of El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo. El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo: Historia, política, sociedades y culturas (Routledge, 2016)
By Lourdes Sánchez-López and Clara Mojica-Díaz

El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo: historia, política, sociedades y culturas is a comprehensive and innovative book for advanced students of Spanish.

A portion of the cover of Mayoral's book (text on a blue background). The Locative Alternation as an Unaccusative Construction: Verb Types and Subject Position in Spanish (LINCOM Academic Publishers, 2015)
By Roberto Mayoral Hernández

The main purpose of this study is to show that the locative alternation (LA) is an instantiation of an unaccusative construction. This point is supported by both syntactic evidence and a corpus analysis of subject placement in Spanish.

Scholarship and Teaching on Languages for Specific Purposes

Scholarship and Teaching on Languages for Specific Purposes is divided into five sections. In the first section, On LSP Theoretical Models, Michael S. Doyle expands on his previous work of constructing a theoretical framework in Translation Studies (TS) and Business Language Studies (BLS). The second section, On the Current State of LSP, Mary K. Long presents findings on a recent study of the LSP job announcements posted in the MLA Foreign Language Job Information List. The third section, On LSP Programs and Practices, includes four chapters, each depicting an LSP program or curriculum currently offered in higher education. Section four, On the Unexpected LSP Participant, explores two different cases of unexpected LSP participants. Finally, section five, On Methodology, presents three different methodological aspects of LSP.