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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,...

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...

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...

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