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Inspired Evenings: The Tournées Film Festival at Barry University

Inspired Evenings: The Tournées Film Festival at Barry University

By Ana Aguiar In a world where our daily lives are dominated by smartphones, we are trapped in a routine that doesn't allow us to explore our five senses. Drained by hours and hours in front of that tiny screen of a gadget in our hands or even that of the computer, we scarcely explore the gamut of sensory experiences facilitated by our vision and...

Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honor Society Writing Contest

Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honor Society Writing Contest

Awards First Place & Honorable Mention in each category Certificate of Award from the Department of English & Foreign Language (Presented at the Spring Honors Convocation) $50.00 for each First Place Award Inscription on permanent department plaque for each First Place Award Publication in next issue of What Oft Was Thought, our...

The Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award

The Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award

Dr. Helen Connell was an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Barry University and served for several years as Chair of the Department. She taught courses in American and World Literature and the Humanities, but her passion was film, and she integrated film into many of her courses. Dr. Connell was a film...

Sigma Tau Delta Hosts Fall 2017 Induction Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta Hosts Fall 2017 Induction Ceremony

During the fall 2017 semester, co-faculty sponsors Dr. Andrea Greenbaum and Dr. Lillian Schanfield inducted seven new members into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Alpha Alpha Xi Chapter. Sigma Tau Delta, one of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies, confers distinction for high achievement in...

French students attend France Alumni Reception at invitation of the Consulate General of France

French students attend France Alumni Reception at invitation of the Consulate General of France

French students from Barry University recently attended the France Alumni Reception at the Coral Gables Museum. The students were invited to attend the event, which took place Oct. 3, by the Consulate General of France. Hosted by the French Embassy's cultural services, the reception was an opportunity for Barry students to meet French culture...

Internships, service-learning and other enriching opportunities for students interested in the Spanish Program.

Internships, service-learning and other enriching opportunities for students interested in the Spanish Program.

As part of our community service, the Department of English and Foreign Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences offers Spanish classes at Miami-Dade County regional libraries. These classes are a result of an ordinance passed and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on June 30, 2015, affirming Miami-Dade County's support to provide...

Research on Cuban music from Spanish faculty stirs interest in the media

Research on Cuban music from Spanish faculty stirs interest in the media

Recently, a research project led by Dr. Beatriz Calvo-Peña, assistant professor of Spanish, has stirred great interest in both national and international media. Calvo-Peña's extensive research project titled “Female Guaracha singers in Cuba and Their Recordings Held at the Díaz-Ayala Cuban and Latin American Popular...

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

During the fall 2016 semester, co-faculty sponsors Dr. Andrea Greenbaum and Dr. Lillian Schanfield inducted nine new members into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Alpha Alpha Xi Chapter. The members included: Nikia Brooks, Kevin Dalia, Melissa Diaz, Jonathan Ali Gonzalez, Olga Maria Hodge, Brandon Parker, Destiny Ricks and...

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

The Department of English and Foreign Languages and the Barry University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The International English Honor Society, invite the Barry community to submit work for writing contest. Categories include: Poetry, Fiction, Graphic Novels, and Essay DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: February 23, 2017 AWARDS: First Place & Honorable...

Free Spanish classes being offered by the Department of English and Foreign Languages

Free Spanish classes being offered by the Department of English and Foreign Languages

As part of our community service, the Department of English and Foreign Languages will be offering free Spanish classes at Miami-Dade regional libraries. This project was a result of an ordinance passed and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on June 30, 2015, affirming Miami-Dade County's support to provide opportunities for its...

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