Students Present Their Findings from Travel in Spain


Ten students in Modern Spain: Nationalism and Identity, a class within the School of Arts & Sciences, presented research papers from their recent travel and study course to Barcelona, Madrid, and Toledo.

The undergraduates, led by Dr. Anne McKernan, Associate Professor of History and Director of International Studies, and Dr. Nereida Segura-Rico, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, spoke to the faculty and students on May 2, 2011.

Among those attending the presentations were Dr. Richard Thompson, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences; Marga Taylor, Associate Dean; Colette Geary, Vice President for Student Services; Joan Bailey, Vice President for Mission and Identity; Dr. Andre Beauzethier, Associate Professor of French; Dr. Russel Taylor, of the Deborah and Russel Taylor Foundation; and Silvana Bajana, Director of Purchasing.

The students and their topics were:
Jaclyn Reynolds SAS’12 and Christine Locke SAS’11: Environmental Issues
Kelita Lugg SAS’11 and Veronica Harris SAS’12: Food and Markets
Darianna Parra SAS’11 and Kristen Diaz SAS’11: Modernity and Tradition
Christine Cossa SAS’11 and Cristina Ibarra SAS’11: "Old Towns:" Barcelona, Madrid and Toledo
Luisa Garcia SAS’14 and Alyssa Negron SAS’14: Social Structure, Family and Daily Life.