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  • This week, about a hundred young area students will experience a morning of Dartmouth-style language instruction, blending class work and drills, in nine languages: French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Chinese, Greek, and Arabic.

    Based at Dartmouth’s William Jewett Tucker Foundation, Language in Motion (LIM) connects Dartmouth students who have intercultural experience—through language...

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  • Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature Silvia Spitta and Dartmouth librarian Jill Baron traveled to Cuzco, Peru, in December, to organize and catalogue more than 40,000 glass plate negatives made by the late indigenous Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi.

    With financing from the Office of the Dean of the Faculty’s Scholarly Innovation Fund, as well as support from the Dartmouth Library, Spitta and Baron worked with Teo Allain Chambi, the...

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  • Dartmouth is the top-ranked Ivy League institution and sixth overall among doctorate-granting institutions for percentage of undergraduates studying abroad, according to a report released this week by the Institute of International Education.

    More than 64 percent of Dartmouth’s Class of 2011 studied abroad.

    “International...

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  • When Ben Randolph ’15 was choosing a college, Dartmouth emerged as a favorite, he says, because of its “excellent study abroad program in Spain, its small size, and the opportunity to work closely with professors.”

    What he didn’t anticipate was just how extensive these faculty research opportunities would be. Randolph is now in the midst of his third faculty research project, helping Associate Professor of Spanish Antonio Gómez develop a new...

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  • As part of Dartmouth’s celebration of [email protected] Heritage Month, poet Richard Blanco will give a reading on October 3. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in Filene Auditorium of Moore Hall.

    Blanco became the nation’s fifth inaugural poet when he read One Today at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration on January 21, 2013.

    The first Latino and first openly gay writer so honored, he joined Robert Frost, who read at President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, and Maya Angelou,...

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  • Imagine a couple of college students hanging out after class and tweeting about popular music. Now imagine them claiming that they’re working on their foreign language homework. Yeah, right.

    But at Dartmouth, such students would be telling the truth. Language instruction has its feet planted firmly in the 21st century, with Twitter and blogs and other Generation Y-friendly pedagogical techniques supplementing traditional drills and textbook exercises.

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  • Twenty-three scholars—from a variety of disciplines that include biology, Native American studies, and sociology—have joined the ranks of Dartmouth’s Arts & Sciences faculty this academic year. In this weeklong series, Dartmouth Now takes a closer look at some of these scholars, their research, and what brought them to Dartmouth

    Sara Muñoz comes to Dartmouth from Princeton University, where she earned her PhD. Muñoz, an...

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  • Dartmouth’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese will host a major international symposium, “The Independence Effect,” examining the influences behind independence movements in Latin America. The symposium runs from Thursday, October 27 through Saturday, October 29 and is open to the public.

    The symposium includes several panel discussions as well as a guided tour of The Epic of American Civilization mural, painted in Baker Library by the Mexican artist...

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