El Departamento de Español y Portugues, el Departamento de Literatura Comparada y el Departamento de Estudios Comparativos en Literatura y Cultura de la Universidad del Sur de California se complacen en presentar al periodista salvadoreño Óscar Martínez este 14 de abril a las 4 pm en la Sala Herklotz de la Biblioteca de Música de Doheny.
Martínez es autor de Award this past April 6th from Vice Provost Elizabeth Graddy.
The USC Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty members for helping to build a supportive academic environment through faculty-to-student mentoring and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. The class of Latino Food Justice (SPAN 316) visited Homeboy Industries and Homegirl Café with Professor Sarah Portnoy to learn about the food justice work at Homeboy.
A few employees (ex-gang members and prisoners) told their stories and gave the students a tour of the facility.
The class got to see the world's largest tattoo removal site in the world and eat delicious tacos and pastries.
This past May 2nd students of the Basic Language Program received at a departmental ceremony the Spring 2016 USC Spanish and Portuguese Achievement Award and the USC Spanish and Portuguese Community Service Award.
The Achievement Awards acknowledge students’ unique academic achievement based on student performance, overall progress and participation that go beyond the average course expectations.
The Community Service Award is presented to students participating in the service programs linked to the Basic Language Program.
These are the winners of the USC Spanish and Portuguese Achievement Award: Professor Maria Isabel Hernández Toribio, Del Amo Visiting Scholar at USC, from Complutense University in Madrid gave the talk "Estrategias pragmalingüísticas de persuasión en la publicidad y en el cine" this past May 2, 2016 at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
Professor Hernández Toribio conducts research in the field of pragmatics, in particular in the pragma-linguistic analysis of language in advertising.
She published the book The Department of Spanish and Portuguese celebrated the First Undergraduate Research Forum this past April 25 in Taper Hall.
A committee selected the best student works from the upper division courses in the departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature written during the 2015-16 academic year.