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Storytellers, Writers, and Poets Wanted!

Storytellers, Writers, and Poets Wanted!

Poetry and Micro Fiction Contest Not sure you could write in Spanish? It may be easier than you think… The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Barry University invites you to participate in the spring 2020 Poetry and Micro Fiction Contest. It's free and open to the public. Contest Rules Theme: Social Justice Length: Up to 400...

Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo to Present at Cuban Literary Series

Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo to Present at Cuban Literary Series

On the heels of her appearance at the 2019 Miami Book Fair International last fall, Professor of English Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo will present Identidad y postnacionalismo: en la cultura cubana (Identity and Post-nationalism in Cuban Culture) at Books & Books in Coral Gables as part of a series organized by the Cuban Research Institute at the...

The Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award Contest

The Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award Contest

Write an essay about film for the chance to win cash award and publication! The Dr. Helen Connell Film Essay Award Contest 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...

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

Sigma Tau Delta Writing Contest

For all writers of Fiction, Poetry, Graphic Novels, Hint Fiction, and Essays, submit your best work for the chance to win a Certificate of Award from the Department of English & Foreign Languages, presented at this year's Spring Honors Convocation. There will be a first place prize and an honorable mention in each above category. In addition...

Sigma Tau Delta Honors Inductees

Sigma Tau Delta Honors Inductees

By: Michidael Ceard Five student inductees of The Alpha Alpha Xi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (Barry's chapter of international English honors society) were honored with the inspiring keynote address of best-selling author Meredith McArdle at their Nov. 4 ceremony in Thompson Hall's Gato Gallery. *From Left to Right* Alissa L., Ana Carolina A., Dr....

Snag free tickets to the 9th Edition of the Recent Cinema from Spain festival

Snag free tickets to the 9th Edition of the Recent Cinema from Spain festival

You can't go wrong with free movie tickets! The Department of English and Foreign Languages would like to invite Barry students to the Recent Cinema from Spain festival. On offer are tickets for multiple films; you can also sign up for volunteer work at the festival. Check out the full schedule here:...

Barry University Professor, Dr. Alonso-Gallo, to present at Miami Book Fair

Barry University Professor, Dr. Alonso-Gallo, to present at Miami Book Fair

Barry University is proud to share that our Professor of English, Dr. Laura Alonso-Gallo, will present Identidad y postnacionalismo: en la cultura cubana (Identity and Post-nationalism in Cuban Culture) at the 2019 Miami Book Fair International. She co-edited the book with Dr. B. Rodríguez-Mourelo. It explores post-national identity,...

Learn Spanish at Jueves de Juegos!

Learn Spanish at Jueves de Juegos!

The games begin! Head to Jueves de Juegos (Thursday Spanish Game Day) for a fun-filled afternoon of learning to play games in Spanish! When: Every Thursday from 3pm to 5pmWhere: Studio for Languages and Culture, on the corner of NW 115 Street and NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL Please RSVP with YHernandez@barry.edu. La vida es una partida y hay que...

Studying Spanish? Practice online with native speakers

Studying Spanish? Practice online with native speakers

The Department of English and Foreign Languages, in collaboration with San Sebastián University in Concepción, Chile, is offering students FREE online speaking sessions with native Spanish speakers. Sessions are powered by LinguaeLive, an online social learning tool. Set your availability Find a language partner Have real language...

Dr. Greenbaum presented this summer at Comic-Con

Dr. Greenbaum presented this summer at Comic-Con

Dr. Andrea Greenbaum, Professor of English, took the stage at the Comic Arts Conference at the Comic Arts Conference at Comic-Con this summer to present her paper "My Favorite Thing Is Monsters: Jewish Women's Bodies and the Cultural Construction of Horror in the Graphic Novel." The international conference took place July 18–21 at the San...

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