COVID-19: Essential Information

The Spanish House

Perkins House is located at 122 Hillcrest Road behind the tennis courts and next to the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. There are ten singles that house nine students plus a Teaching Assistant (T.A). This year’s T.A. is Lucía Gil Martín. Students pledge to speak only Spanish in the house, and host a number of activities and gatherings. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to apply here in February 2021.

 

The Portuguese House

The Portuguese House has room for four students and a Teaching Assistant. This year two current students will share the T.A. responsibilities. Residents pledge to only speak Portuguese in the house. The Portuguese House hosts numerous activities throughout the year, including screenings, cafezinhos, presentations, dinners, and parties. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to apply in February 2021 by contacting Enrique Garcia, egarcia@middlebury.edu.

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Tutors

Each semester we hire student tutors who work through the Center for Teaching, Learning & Research. Please contact CTLR at ext. 3131 or visit their web page FLT program for more information about the tutoring program. If you would like to be considered for a tutor position, please fill out the Tutor Form in the Resources section in the left menu of our page.

 

Language Tables

Online LT will be offered every day of the Spring term aside from the exceptions listed below. Sign up at go.middlebury.edu/OLT

Monday, March 1: OLT begins
Thursday, April 8: No tables, Mid-term break begins
Monday, April 12: OLT resumes
Monday May 3: No tables, Long weekend break
Tuesday May 11: No tables, Spring Symposium
Friday May 21: Last day of Spring OLT

Alianza Latinoamericana y Caribeña

The mission of this student organization is to learn more about Latino cultures and to share that knowledge with the Middlebury College community through such events as lectures, panels, films, and social activities, and to offer students of Latin American background social support, especially to new students who may need help in adapting to Middlebury. Membership is open to all members of the Middlebury College community.

EL RINCÓN HISPÁNICO

ACTIVITY CALENDAR FOR STUDENTS OF SPANISH

          SPRING 2021 (schedule in ET)

http://schoolsabroadinspanish.middcreate.net/

MARCH

Tuesday 2

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Thursday 4

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

Claudio González Chiaramonte (Director in Argentina & Uruguay)

 

URUGUAYAN WEEK

Monday 8

4:30 pm            Film discussion; “La noche de doce años” Álvaro Brechner- Uruguay

(movie available at webpage since Friday 5)

 Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

Tuesday 9

4:30 pm            Fun activity: “Diversión”

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Wednesday 10           

4:30 pm             Cultural chat: “Sobre el Carnaval (On Carnaval)”

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Thursday 11

4:30 pm            Conference: “Fútbol y política en Uruguay (Soccer and politics in Uruguay)”

                            Dr. Gerardo Caetano / Claudio González Chiaramonte

                           

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

Friday 12         

10:00 am          ¿Querés estudiar en Uruguay?

Claudio González Chiaramonte (Director, School in Argentina & Uruguay)

 

Tuesday 16

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Thursday 18

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

ARGENTINEAN WEEK

Monday 22

4:30 pm            Film discussion: “La historia oficial” (Luis Puenzo- Argentina)

                            (movie available at webpage since Friday 19)

Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

Tuesday 23

4:30 pm             Fun activity: “Diversión”

                             María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Wednesday 24

4:30 pm             Cultural chat: On Fútbol and the people

Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

Thursday 25

3:00 pm            Conference: “Memoria histórica y mujeres (Historical memory and women)”

                            Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

Friday 26         

10:00 am          ¿Querés estudiar en Argentina?

                             Claudio González Chiaramonte (Director, School in Argentina & Uruguay)

 

APRIL

Tuesday 6

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

Jueves, 8

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

Tuesday 13

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Thursday 15

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

 María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

ARGENTINEAN WEEK

Monday 19

4:30 pm            Film discussion: “El secreto de sus ojos” (Luis Campanella- Argentina)

                            (movie available at webpage since Friday 16)

                            Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

Tuesday 20

4:30 pm            Fun activity: “Diversion”

                              María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Wednesday 21

4:30 pm            Cultural chat: “El Tango como perspectiva de la vida (Tango as a life perspective)”

                        Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

Thursday 22

4:30 pm            Conference: “Rock y resistencia en América Latina (Rock and resistance in Latin America)”

                            Liria Evangelista (Director, Summer Graduate School in Buenos Aires)

 

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

 María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

Friday 23         

10:00 am          ¿Querés estudiar en Argentina?

                        Claudio González Chiaramonte (Director, School in Argentina & Uruguay)

 

URUGUAYAN WEEK

Monday 26

4:30 pm            Film discussion “Viaje hacia el mar” (Guillermo Casanova-Uruguay)

                            (movie available at webpage since Friday 23)

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Tuesday 27

4:30 pm            Fun activity: “Diversión”

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

6:00 pm             Rinconcito uruguayo: Open conversation 

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Wednesday 28

4:30 pm            Cultural chat: “Música popular y resistencia (Popular music and resistance)”

Sylvia Murninkas (Assistant Director in Montevideo)

 

Thursday 29  

4:30 pm            Conference: “Mujeres en el Río de la Plata (Women at the Río de la Plata región)”

Prof. Josefina Itoiz / Liria Evangelista

 

6:00 pm            Rinconcito argentino: Open conversation                     

María Marta Lamoretti (Assistant Director in Buenos Aires)

 

Friday 30         

10:00 am          ¿Querés estudiar en Uruguay?

Claudio González Chiaramonte (Director, School in Argentina & Uruguay)

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