Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

El eterno femenino: Ramón Hernández y su experiencia

by Abigail Slaughter Faculty mentor: Professor Elizabeth Lewis This podcast is a creative performance based on El eterno femenino, by Rosario Castellanos, a play about a woman named Lupita that goes to the beauty salon to get her hair done before her wedding. She tries out a new hairdryer, which puts her into a dream …

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Comparación y contraste de la opresión de la mujer entre Florinda y El eterno femenino

by Bailey Bashara and Zhanna Leavitt Faculty mentor: Professor Elizabeth Lewis Both Florinda by Maria Rosa Galvez, and El Eterno Femenino by Rosario Castellanos, are works of theater that focus greatly on the theme of female oppression. In this infographic, we compare this theme within the two works, and the relevance this theme still has …

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El eterno femenino

by Liz Echeverría Faculty mentor: Professor Elizabeth Lewis The play “El eterno femenino” by Rosario Castellanos pórtate the live of a women who struggle to finding who she is a a woman. Throughout the play, she encounters many people and events that shape the way she sees her life as a women. In the poster, …

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Oda a la Bicicleta

By María Colón Faculty Mentor: Professor Ana Chichester My Project is inspired by the work of Chilean writer Pablo Neruda’s Odas. His remarkable work was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Neruda’s Odes are inspired by all things that surrounded him. He found beauty in the simplest things, such as an artichoke, a …

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Oda al piano

By Madison Minvielle Faculty mentor: Professor Ana Chichester This is a creative writing assignment from my Spanish literature class where we wrote odes to objects similar to the poems written by Pablo Neruda. We had to include two similes and two metaphors and have a minimum of five stanzas.

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Oda al patio

By Jennifer Ramos Faculty Mentor: Professor Ana Chichester En la obra que van a escuchar hoy en día, se platica sobre la idea del tiempo y la niñez. Aunque no hay un nombre a la cara de la niña, se habla de la experiencia que ella tuvo afuera en su propio patio. El patio es …

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Literatura carcelaria y los derechos humanos en cuatro obras del siglo XX

By Sarah Patterson Faculty Mentor: Professor Ana Chichester Esta tesis es un estudio de la literatura carcelaria en cuatro obras del siglo XX. El ya reconocido género de la literatura carcelaria denomina un tipo de texto en cual un autor escribe cuando está encarcelado o rememora la experiencia carcelaria luego de abandonar la cárcel. Durante …

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Somos el mundo: Global Medical Education for Children

By Angeline (Shanthi) Gnanasekaran Faculty mentor: Professor María Laura Bocaz As part of the Global Health Fellowship hosted by the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC), two activity workbooks were produced to educate the FIMRC youth population in Huancayo, Peru about two major health topics, violence and the five senses. These workbooks were …

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Zu viel Zukunft!

by Grace Brecht Faculty mentor: Professor Marcel Rotter Punk rock developed in the 1970s and local scenes developed throughout Europe and the United States. East Germany was no exception. Despite — and because of — the brutal state-sponsored violence against and repression of anyone who did not conform to the government’s ideals, punk flourished in …

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