College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

EFL Students Present at Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR)

Students Mecir Ureta, Violeta Villagómez and Karla Ayala with Dr. Marta Albalá Pelegrín

EFL students made an impressive showing at the 2015 SCCUR, held November 21st, at Harvey Mudd College. Six EFL students gave a total of four oral presentations at the event.

Presentations included three individual paper presentations from English, and a joint presentation from Spanish.

The English students, mentored by Dr. Dewey Hall, included Alison de Almeida, "A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day: A Song of Science and Religion”; Sana Denaro, “The History of the African Prince, Oroonoko”; and Jessica Santos: “A Window into Women in the Feline Form”.

The Spanish students, mentored by Dr. Marta Albalá Pelegrín, included Karla Ayala, Mecir Ureta and Violeta Villagomez presenting on “Defining a Dreamer: Activism and Visual Representations after DACA in Southern California”.

Congratulations to all involved!

See the Polycentric story for more information on CPP participation in the event.

Dr. Dewey Hall with English students

Dr. Dewey Hall with students in EFL's English program at SCCUR 2015.

The CPP EFL contingent at SCCUR 2015

Dr. Dewey Hall (at far left) and Dr. Marta Albalá Pelegrín (at far right) with the entire CPP EFL contingent. Congrats, students!