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John Maddox and Krista Chambless were awarded the First Time Attendee Stipend at the AATSP Conference in Panama.
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and Alliance Française of Birmingham will present a lecture in English by Fredéric Gros, professor of political philosophy at theUniversité de Paris-Est Créteil and at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Paris), at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
Eleven DFLL students won 1st Place and 3rd Place at the UAB Expo for Undergraduate Research on April 11, 2014.
Professor Roberto Mayoral Hernández, PhD, received recognition for Best Presentation of AAFLT 2013, at the recent 2014 SCOLT meeting for his paper titled "Spanish Pronunciation: Legends, Myths, and Common Mistakes."
December 23, 2013

Joy to the World

Happiness may be a universal emotion, but it has an accent, with every culture interpreting it—and expressing it—differently.
Angelica Jaimes, a Sophomore majoring in Spanish and international studies, is one of several UAB students and faculty members featured in the new The Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything commercials.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will commemorate the centennial of “Swann’s Way,” the first volume of renowned French writer Marcel Proust’s classic “In Search of Lost Time,” with a special exhibition that opens Saturday, Nov. 9.
French Professor and CAS Senior Associate Dean Catherine Danielou has won the prestigious Ordre des Palmes Académiques from her home country of France. 
Dr. Krista Chambless, a professor of Spanish and French at the University of Alabama at Birmingha, received the 2013 Post-Secondary Teacher of Excellence from SCOLT.
From Spanish to Chinese to Arabic, UAB students are using their language skills to further diplomacy across the globe and to help businesses around the corner.
Dr. Orihuela was recognized on May 6th for his publication of Valle de entonces in the past year.
The Motivating Women Awards by the Birmingham International Center were chosen from the nominees submitted by local businesses and organizations. Dr. Sánchez-López was awarded at an April 25th dinner celebration. Congratulations Dr. Sánchez-López!
Dana Al-Farhan, a 20-year-old junior from the United Arab Emirates, has been selected as an outstanding youth honoree by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI).
María Jesús Centeno, DFLL Instructor of Spanish, has participated in the publication of the book, “El español en la cocina: Aprender español cocinando.”
Scholarship and Teaching on Languages for Specific Purposes is an anthology composed of select peer-reviewed scholarly articles developed from concepts and positions presented and generated at the First International Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) celebrated on April 13–14, 2012 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (United States).
Dr. Sánchez-López received her award during UAB’s MHRC 10th Anniversary Gala. Dean Palazzo and Associate Dean Rebecca Bach sponsored a table to accompany and support her award.
The department welcomes Yahui Anita Huang, Lorenzo García-Amaya, and Nicholas Henriksen.
Sheri Spaine Long, Ph.D., professor of Spanish in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been inducted into La Orden de los Descubridores, one of the highest honors of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.
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