Languages

Dr. Chris Schulenburg

Schulenburg receives Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award

Authored on: Jun 06, 2022, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish at UW-Platteville, is one of four recipients across the UW System receiving the 2022 Alliant Energy James R. Underkofler Teaching Excellence award.

Spencer Butterfield

Butterfield selected to represent U.S. at world forum

Authored on: Nov 11, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
Senior Spencer Butterfield is one of only two student-athletes nationwide handpicked to represent the United States at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) World Forum in Costa Rica this spring.

Spencer Butterfield at Machu Picchu

Student spends unforgettable summer internship in Amazon Rainforest

Authored on: Nov 11, 2021, Written by: Jason Piddington
Spencer Butterfield had a summer internship experience like few others. Combining his double majors in sustainability and renewable energy systems and Spanish, he spent two months in the Amazon Rainforest, conducting research on solar panel policy in the rural community of Monterey, Peru.

Dr. Chris Schulenburg

Schulenburg publishes in forthcoming literature journal

Authored on: Mar 03, 2021, Written by: Alison Parkins
The work of Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish, will be published in the forthcoming issue of the journal, Studies in the 20th & 21st Century Literature. His article, "Inés del alma mía or How to Retrain the Chronicle," uses Chilean novelist Isabel Allende's book "Inés del alma mía" to create a new model for the Latin American chronicle. 

Alyssa Holan

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Alyssa Holan

Authored on: Apr 04, 2020, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Dr. Alyssa Holan, assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has taught Spanish language courses and Peninsular literature and culture courses at the university since fall 2018.

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Forum to explore how Colombian novel enhances understanding of history

Authored on: Feb 02, 2020, Written by: Laurie Hamer
On Thursday, March 5, the College of Liberal Arts and Education will host a faculty forum, “Talking Bones: The Writing of Assassination in Colombia,” in Room 136 Doudna Hall from 5-6:30 p.m.

Chris Schulenburg

Schulenburg listens to slavery's Latin American ghosts in essay

Authored on: Jan 01, 2020, Written by: Laurie Hamer
Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, co-authored “It Hurts So Good: Resuscitating Female Slave Narratives in Fe en disfraz,” a scholarly article recently published in Arizona State University’s “Chasqui,” an academic journal devoted to Latin American literature.

Left to right: Olivia Saucedo, Lindsey Bollig, Ashley Reuter and Dana Maxwell. Back row: Jacob Nachtigal and Samantha Christian.

Hooked on Books' benefits pre-service teachers, English language learners

Authored on: Jul 07, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Seven University of Wisconsin-Platteville pre-service teachers gained experience working with seven elementary-aged English language learners, thanks to “Hooked on Books,” an after-school reading program held this spring at Westview Elementary School in Platteville.


Students in workshop, Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students

Students learn strategies to teach English language learners

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Laurie Hamer

Twenty-four University of Wisconsin-Platteville undergraduate students and three Master of Science in English Education students from China recently learned strategies to teach English language learners at a World-class Instructional Design and Assessment workshop, “Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students,” at UW-Platteville.