2022 Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Dr. Lisa Stewart, a psychology professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead, will present a free public lecture titled “Language Matters: Research, Teaching and Relationships” on Thursday, March 24 at 4 p.m. in the Comstock Memorial Union room 105. The talk will also be streamed live on MSUM’s YouTube page.  Stewart’s presentation is an honor given as the recipient of the 2022 […]

Latinos in the USA discussion tonight

Andrea Estling, Languages and Cultures, will be talking about Latinos in the USA based on the novel Casi una mujer (Almost a Woman) by Esmeralda Santiago today at 5 p.m. in MacLean 274. In the novel, the main character shows the process of transculturation, a process that ends with a hybrid identity. This can be observed by two primary factors, […]

Upsilon Sigma inducted seven members

The Upsilon Sigma chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society at MSUM inducted seven new members on Jan. 24: Luke Worthington, Kaitlin McNary, Alexis Vollmer, Rebecca Spanier and Rigo Castillon. These students were recognized for their devotion and commitment to Spanish language learning and the culture of Spanish speaking cultures, but particularly for their academic success […]

Linda Houts-Smith gave two-part presentation at international conference

Linda Houts-Smith, Languages and Cultures, gave a two-part presentation entitled “More Often Than Most: The Frequency Rates of Next Speaker Selection Practices in Conversation” at the 2013 Hawaii University International Conference for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences held Jan. 6-8. Her presentations were two facets of a larger study; one presentation was about frequency rates of next speaker selection practices […]

Benjamin Smith named Dille Award winner

Benjamin Smith has been selected as the 2012-13 recipient of the Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Smith will present “The Gift of Language” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Room 103 of the MSUM library. The lecture will address the unique human ability to choose what language we use in a given context based […]