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Barry University Celebrates a Festival of Hispanic Cinema with a Cuban Accent

Barry University Celebrates a Festival of Hispanic Cinema with a Cuban Accent

There are always more and more cinema festivals that find their way to Miami-Dade County. From the Miami Film Festival to the Recent Cinema from Spain, cinematic culture is flourishing in our environment, and it is transforming Miami into an international cinema destination. Now, Barry University in Miami Shores, wants to add, albeit in a small...

Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society welcomes new initiates

Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society welcomes new initiates

The annual induction ceremony of the Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Mu Gamma (AMT), was held on April 15vin the Studio for Languages and Cultures. The initiates of 2019 were Gabriela Betancourt, Javier Bracho, Jasmine Del Valle, Olena Drozd, Alexandra Kalinowski, Anel Ramirez, Sirena Register, and Felix...

Alternative Spring Break commits to service in Panama City, Tallahassee and Alabama

Alternative Spring Break commits to service in Panama City, Tallahassee and Alabama

Spring break is often associated with partying and beaches, but what better way to spend this time than through service. Alternative spring breakers (ASB) do just that. Through CCSI, alternative spring break trips take place every March, and students have the opportunity to choose from at least two different locations. The experience is truly...

Dr. Paige Banaji co-authors new book titled ‘The Rhetoric of Participation’

Dr. Paige Banaji co-authors new book titled ‘The Rhetoric of Participation’

Dr. Paige Banaji, assistant professor of English in Barry's Department of English and Foreign Languages, has co-authored a new book titled, “The Rhetoric of Participation: Interrogating Commonplaces in and Beyond the Classroom.” The book is a digitally-born, edited collection presenting the perspectives of 20 scholars and educators in...

Sigma Tau Delta announces winners of 2019 writing awards

Sigma Tau Delta announces winners of 2019 writing awards

Each year, the Department of English and Foreign Languages, and Sigma Tau Delta conduct a writing contest, seeking the best student writers on campus. The contest reviews a variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, essays, and graphic novels, and is open to all Barry University students. First-place and honorable mentions in each category...

Cuba: So Close, Yet So Far
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 Writing Contest

Sigma Tau Delta 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...

Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony

The annual induction ceremony of the Alpha Alpha Xi chapter of the International English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta (STD) was held on October 8th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Kostka Room, Thompson Hall. The new Initiates were Joshua R. Caley Jr., Jeanelle S. Jacobs, Hernan Medrano, Chabeli Montas, Jeremiah Paul, and Patricia Theodore. Current STD...

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...

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