We are delighted to announce that Carolina Navarrete (UBC, UFRO) and Jacqueline Caniguan Caniguan (UFRO, University of Leiden) will be visiting our SPAN 301-102 classroom!

¿Cuándo? Monday, October 18 @ 12pm (Vancouver)

Spanish for Community  is hosting a hybrid  presentation for SPAN 301-102 students. The panel, led by Carolina Navarrete and Jacqueline Caniguan Caniguan, will provide insights into “Palabras Madres – Mother Words” project (UFRO-Chile / UBC-Canada partnership), and the discussion will follow a Q&A.

If you are interested in being part of this event, please send us a message for a Zoom link at spanish.for.community@ubc.ca

SPAN 301-102 Community Engaged Learning (CEL) Component

Palabras madres: Bridging people and land through language: words that matter from Mapudungun, to Spanish, to English

Project Overview

  • Creation of a blog with a trilingüal multimedia anthology (Mapudungún-Spanish-English) of a glossary of key concepts from Mapuche ancestral knowledge and poetry by Mapuche authors. This anthology, related to nature and land, is based on the project central theme of Indigenous and Earth rights.
  • A translation and multimedia community engaged project.
Spanish for Community Partner:  Departamento de Lengua y Comunicación and the Instituto de Estudios Indígenas de la Facultad de Humanidades (UFRO)

Our Co-Teaching Visitor Series are part of SPAN 301’s Community Engaged Learning (CEL) component.

We give special thanks to Dr. Carolina Navarrete, Partner Liaison and Project Co-Designer