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About borges99

I'm a MA student at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). I'm majoring in Spanish Literature (Peninsular, 19th/20th century with a focus on history of ideas in Spain). I completed a PhD in Philosophy in 2013 (with a focus on Continental Philosophy and History of Philosophy). I'm from Barcelona (Spain) but I have lived in Champaign (Illinois) for the last 12 years. In my free time I like reading, reading, and reading.

Kaixo lagunak! Dado que es final de semestre y tengo menos tiempo del que me gustaría para escribir aquí voy a acabar hablando de fútbol (soccer), que es algo que me gusta ver y no exige tanto trabajo de investigación … Continue reading

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Nire Aitaren Etxea (Gabriel Aresti)

Kaixo lagunak! At 4pm yesterday (Friday, 4/14/17) there was the A Celebration of Poetry and Translation event at the International Area Studies Library (Main Library Building). Our fellow grad student at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Jone Vicente, who … Continue reading

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Basc per a catalanoparlants

Kaixo lagunak! This time I will write in English! Basc per a catalanoparlants (o de com dues llengües tan diferents s’assemblen tant) is a book by Beatriz Fernández and Anna Pineda. The English title is: Basque for Catalan speakers (or … Continue reading

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Negu Gorriak!

NEGU GORRIAK Kaixo! Euskal musika oso interesgarria da. Klasean ostegunan euskal musikaren inguruan hitz egin dugu. Gaur musika talde oso on bat hitz egin nahi dut. Negu Gorriak (“Red Winters”) Euskadiko underground musika taldea da. Fermín eta Iñigo Muguruza anaiak … Continue reading

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VITORIA-GASTEIZ, HIRI BIKAINA

Kaixo! Gaur Vitoria-Gazteizaren inguruan hitz egin nahi dut. Vitoria-Gasteiz nire amaren jaioterria da. Nire bizitzan Vitoria-Gazteiz bider asko nik bisitatu dut. Vitoria-Gazteiz hiri oso polita da. Arabako eta Euskadiko hiriburua da: Euskadiko gobernua (Eusko Jaurlaritza) Vitoria-Gazteizen dago (fotoa ikusi). Euskadiko … Continue reading

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‘Patria’ de Fernando Aramburu

Kaixo! Me he enterado de Patria por El Pais, uno de los periódicos de tirada nacional más importantes de España. Este es el artículo que vi la semana pasada (os animo a hacer click en el enlace): http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/02/11/actualidad/1486803840_485642.html. Me gustaría … Continue reading

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