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Academic Trip to Colombia Makes Links Between Fiction and Reality

Story posted July 24, 2013

Over spring break, students enrolled in Spanish 318 had the chance to glimpse the enchanted world conjured by Gabriel García Márquez in his novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Although the focus of the trip was to explore the historical and cultural context of Márquez, Nadia Celis, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages, said students gained another lesson. They also developed a new perspective on their identities as foreigners and Americans. (Read More)

Spanish 318 class, led by Nadia Celis and Chistine Wintersteen