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From the Classroom to the Community! An Experiential, Community-Based, Service Learning Initiative of the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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A gift of gratitude from Ratón de Biblioteca

From Organización de Ratón de biblioteca Director Sandra Zuloaga Sánchez, Project Director Yamili Ocampo Molina: Congratulations and a big big…

COMMUNITY EVENT: Tuesday, Dec. 7th 4pm (PT). “Palabras Madre/Mother Words”

Join Indigenous writers from the Araucania in Chile for an afternoon of poetry reading in the Mapuzugun and Spanish languages,…

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS: Talleres virtuales & Ratón de biblioteca (UBC-Colombia)

Students from Span 301 section 102, through Spanish for Community, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS), and in…

TALLERES VIRTUALES: SPAN 301-102 students facilitate English-Spanish synchronous sessions

Featured image: SPAN 301-102 students Jade, Grace and Benjamin  Students from Span 301 section 102, through Spanish for Community, Department…

UPCOMING EVENT FRIDAY NOVEMBER 19: Aproximación al contexto histórico y contemporáneo del pueblo Mapuche: principales momentos en su relación con el estado de Chile

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Carolina Navarrete (Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile) and  Mgtr. Fabián Leal Ulloa …

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Palabras Madres – Mother Words: Bridging people and land through language, from Mapuzugun, to Spanish, to English

“Toda la tierra es una sola alma. No podrán morir nuestras almas, cambiar sí que pueden; pero no apagarse. Una…

Meet Dr. Carolina Navarrete, “Palabras madres” Project Liaison and Co-Designer

Dr. Carolina Navarrete, is Research Director (Directora of  Investigación) at Universidad de La Frontera, Associate Professor of  Área de Literatura…

VISITOR ALERT: “Palabras Madres – Mother Words” A conversation with Carolina Navarrete & Jacqueline Caniguan Caniguan

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

MEET SPANISH FOR COMMUNITY FELLOW: Michael (Miguel) Cunanan

My name is Michael, but sometimes you’ll hear people call me Miguel. I am Filipino-Canadian, meaning that both my parents…

EVENT REMINDER: “Nuestra salud mental de cada día: cuidar, cuidarse y cuidarnos”

Brain Wellness: Care, Community and Belonging-A Virtual Discussion Spanish for Community invites you to attend a virtual discussion with Dr….

EVENT REMINDER: “Historia, inmigración y salud mental” with Stefanía Cardonetti

Brain Wellness: Care, Community and Belonging, A Virtual Discussion Spanish for Community invites you to attend a discussion with Stefanía…

September 30, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.  Indian Residential School History and…

UPCOMING EVENT: Brain Wellness: Care, Community and Belonging: A Virtual Discussion

Spanish for Community—a FHIS Experiential and Community Engaged Learning initiative—invites you to attend a discussion with Stefanía Cardonetti (Argentina) and…

VISITOR ALERT: “Brain Wellness Program Language Project” A conversation with Jennifer Lim and Matthew Sacheli, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

We are delighted to announce that Matt Sacheli, Research Program Manager and Jennifer Lim, BC Brain Wellness Program Assistant, will be…

VISITOR ALERT: “Talleres virtuales: Colombia-UBC” A conversation with Sandra Zuluaga and Yamili Ocampo, Ratón de biblioteca

We are delighted to announce that Sandra Zuluaga Sánchez and Yamili Ocampo Molina, Ratón de biblioteca’s director and coordinator, will be…

2021-2022 UPDATE: Community-Engaged Learning, Blended Experiential Environments

¡Hola! Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous academic year from all of us at Spanish for Community!  We are very…

Spanish for Community 2020-21 Annual Report

Virtual Encounters: Re-Imagining Experiential and Community Engaged Learning In a Digital Environment  Spanish for Community is delighted to announce the…

MEET ENCSI SZMOLA: “Talleres virtuales de verano” Coordinator, Ratón de biblioteca

Dear readers of the Spanish for Community Blog, I thought you might like to hear about what is happening with…

SUMMER UPDATE: Murals, Virtual Workshops, Translation Projects, & Más!

Wishing you a happy, healthy, and wonderful summer from all of us at Spanish for Community!  We are thrilled to announce our…

STREET ART NARRATIVES – WALLS OF PERSISTENCE: SPAN 302 end of term student presentations

A special thank you to SPAN 302 students for their hard work throughout the virtual term! Here’s a look at…

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