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Una noche de poesía ... A Poetry Night with Sigma Delta Pi

"Each poem is unique," Mexican poet and Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz once said, and "all poetry, with greater or lesser intensity, is latent in each work." And that precisely is what AP Spanish students learned last April when the NC State chapter of the Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi held a "Poetry Night" for students from William G. Enloe High School. [...]


Greg Dawes Presents His Latest Book on Pablo Neruda at the Poet's Home in Santiago

Last April 14, 2015, Foreign Languages and Literatures' Distinguished Professor Greg Dawes was invited to the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Santiago, Chile, to present his latest book Multiforme y comprometido. Neruda después de 1956 (RIL, 2015). In the following video clip (in Spanish), Dawes reads the Introduction of his book during the event celebrated at Neruda's former residence La Chascona in Santiago, Chile:


Jordi Marí Receives the 2014-2015 Lonnie and Carol Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching

Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Dr. Jordi Marí received the 2014-2015 Lonnie and Carol Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching during a ceremony celebrated on April 21, 2015 in Caldwell Hall Lounge. The Lonnie and Carol Poole Award recognizes outstanding NC State faculty for their excellence in teaching. A native from Barcelona, Spain, Marí has been teaching for almost thirty years — [...]


VOLAR Team Receives 2015 Opal Mann Green Engagement Award

On Monday April 13th, at 4:30 p.m., the VOLAR leadership team and Foreign Languages and Literatures faculty Shelley Garrigan, James McConnell, and Debbie Kane received the Opal Mann Green Engagement Award during a ceremony celebrated in the McKimmon Center. The event is part of the Annual Outreach and Engagement Awards Celebration organized by NC State Office of Outreach and Engagement (OOE). VOLuntarios Ahora in [...]


NC State Welcomes the World of Noh from April 9-12

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NC State is pleased to present a special four-­day program on the celebrated noh theatre of Japan conducted by Theatre Nohgaku. Noh is a perfectly balanced stage art that incorporates subtle poetry, deeply expressive music, tautly controlled dance, and exquisitely crafted costumes and masks. Enjoyed by the samurai class in 14th century Japan, [...]