Dr. Gladys Ilarregui Receives Fulbright Specialist Grant to Research and Teach in Mexico, Summer 2018
Dr. Gladys Ilarregui received a Fulbright Specialist Grant to research and teach at Center Peninsular de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales CEPHCIS-UNAM in Yucatan, Mexico. She completed the grant this summer, teaching a course on: " Women and their rights in Latin American Poetry: culture, politics and identity", with special emphasis in the literary works of Mayan women poets, their words and textiles. Dr. Ilarregui also visit archeological and colonial sites to enrich her seminar on Colonial Latin America at DLLC.
Dr. Alexander Selimov receives the 2018 Victoria Urbano Honorable Mention Award
Dr. Alexander Selimov received the 2018 Victoria Urbano Honorable Mention Award for his poetry from the "Association de Estudios de Genero y Sexualidades" on September 28, 2018.
Dr. Alexander Selimov awarded the “Universal Ambassador of Culture award” by UNESCO and the Bolivian Association of Writers
c and the Bolivian Association of Writers. He is the first American poet and scholar to receive the honor. Also this fall, Selimov won a Victoria Urbano Honorable Mention award for his poetry from the International Association for Gender Studies at its 2018 conference at the University of Illinois.
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