Displaying items by tag: department of world languages and literatures

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.
Three UAB alumni, now award-winning Alabama foreign language teachers, discuss the importance of art, music, literature and even science in helping students gain new perspectives along with new words.
Devin Thorne, a junior with a double major in Chinese Studies and Psychology, has been selected for the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship. 
Dr. Long has been teaching as a distinguished visiting professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Nicholas’ interest in the workings of the Middle East began in an International Studies elective course with Dr. Zayzafoon.
Serge Bokobza, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at UAB. Bokobza has been an associate professor of French literature and cinema studies at UAB since 1986. 
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has awarded UABseniors Ashley Foster and Markelle Smith $5,000 each to study abroad.
She is the first University of Alabama at Birmingham student to receive the Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship. 
Recent University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate Grace Benton has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Jordan.
Upon receiving his degree in Spanish from UAB, Markelle plans to attend pharmacy school and use his language skills to work as a pharmacist in urban areas with large Hispanic populations.
Krish Varma, a senior majoring in economics and Spanish, has been awarded a 2011 Fulbright scholarship to teach in India for a year.
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