International Languages and Cultures

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Joanna Bartow
Professor of Spanish & Chair
Anne Arundel
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In addition to elementary and intermediate language studies in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish, SMCM offers both a major and a minor in International Languages and Cultures.

July 9, 2021
Assistant Professor of Spanish Argelia González Hurtado has recently published in Letras Hispanas: Revista de Literatura y Cultura an article titled  “Family Ties and Affective Landscapes in 21st Century Argentinean and Mexican Cinema: El premio (2012) and Mai morire (2013).” Letras Hispanas is a… Find Out More
May 25, 2021
Assistant Professor of Spanish Argelia Gonzalez Hurtado recently published an article, “Resistance and Revival: Indigenous Women Media-Makers in Contemporary Mexico,” in Latin American Perspectives, a peer-reviewed academic journal.

The article is part of a special issue focused on gender,… Find Out More
February 6, 2024
Recent St. Mary's College of Maryland graduates Charlotte Mac Kay '22, Surisitee Motiram '23 and Nicholas Howard '23 have been named semi-finalists in the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program by the U.S. Department of State. The program "offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic… Find Out More
January 30, 2024
Argelia González Hurtado, associate professor of Spanish, is co-editor of a dossier for the online academic journal Cuadernos del CILHA of the Interdisciplinary Center for Hispanic America Literature of the National University of Cuyo in Argentina. The dossier, titled "Redescubriendo el paisaje en… Find Out More
November 3, 2023
Associate Professor of French George MacLeod has recently published a book, "Mediating Violence from Africa: Francophone Literature, Film and Testimony after the Cold War" (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2023). The book looks at how Francophone African authors and filmmakers portray iconic figures such… Find Out More
May 31, 2023
Jon Geyer ’26, a double major in anthropology and Asian Studies with a minor in Chinese, has been awarded the American Anthropological Association’s Ina Rosenthal-Urey Mentorship Award. The award pairs undergraduate anthropology majors with mentors from both academia and practice, who support the… Find Out More
May 12, 2023
Associate Professor of French George MacLeod is quoted in Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist Jacqueline Charles' recent article in the Miami Herald on difficulties facing Haitian migrants in Tijuana, Mexico. The article describes how, during a research trip to Tijuana in late April 2023, MacLeod,… Find Out More
March 29, 2023
Professor of Spanish José R. Ballesteros had several of his poems published in the Summer/Fall 2022 edition of The Journal of the South Central MLA (John Hopkins University Press).

Each of Ballesteros' poems is published with a translated counterpart, one in Spanish and one in English.… Find Out More
December 8, 2022
Associate Professor of French George MacLeod has recently published an article entitled, “Race and Terrorism in French Cinema: Discourses of Whiteness and ‘Brown Threat’ in Nicolas Boukhrief’s Made in France” in the United Kingdom-based, peer-reviewed Bulletin of Francophone Postcolonial Studies.… Find Out More
August 16, 2021
Argelia González Hurtado, assistant professor of Spanish, has been awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). González Hurtado received, along with María Soledad Paz­-Mackay from St. Francis Xavier University, the IDG grant in… Find Out More