The Department Welcomed the Southern California Chapter of the AATSP for its 2019 Fall Meeting

On November 9, 2019, on behalf of the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Dr. Goretti Prieto Botana, Basic Language Director, welcomed the Southern California Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) for its Fall 2019 Meeting. Professor Claudia Holguín Mendoza (UC Riverside) gave a very interesting plenary titled “Critical Language Awareness and Agency in Spanish Heritage Language Education” and Professor Gloria Arjona beautifully presented a multimedia show on soldaderas during the Mexican Revolution. Nathan Masters of USC Libraries published an article on the presentation “The USC Posada Project: Teaching Spanish Language, Mexican Culture, and Primary Source Literacy” given by Karen Howell, Barbara Robinson, Consuelo Sigüenza-Ortiz & Liana Stepanyan (USC) during the meeting, you can find the article here. You can also find a copy of the meeting program here. The event was also sponsored by the USC Language Center and USC Libraries.