Committees

2018-2019

 

I.  OFFICERS:

 

HeadM. Meléndez

 

Associate HeadM. Bowles                                                          

           

Director of Graduate StudiesJ. Irigoyen-García

 

Advisors to first year M.A. Students

                     Spanish Linguistics: Jegerski

                     Hispanic Literatures: Irigoyen-García

                     Portuguese: Karam

 

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spanish  – Abbott

             

Director of Education Abroad Delgado

 

Undergraduate Advisor in Spanish (including Honors and Study Abroad)Robles

 

Director of Introductory Spanish Language Waters

           

Director of 4th Semester Spanish LanguageCarollo

           

Director of Advanced Spanish LanguageHenshaw

 

Director of Basic Language Instruction for Portuguese Goebel

 

Undergraduate Advisor in PortugueseKaram

 

ParliamentarianTolliver

 

Graduate Student Representative to Departmental MeetingsJone Vicente

 

Basque Studies MentorHualde

 

Catalan Studies Mentor - Tolliver

 

Course Supervisors (Fall 2018):

 

SPAN 232 – Abbott

SPAN 252 – Bowles

SPAN 254 – Cervantes

SPAN 303 – Hualde

SPAN 305 – Hualde

SPAN 307 – Montrul

SPAN 308 – Jegerski

SPAN 320 -  Delgado

 

 

II.  STANDING COMMITTEES

 

Advisory Committee [elected]- Irigoyen (2018-2020), Tolliver (2018-2020), Delgado (2017-2019), Montrul (2017-2019), Bowles (ex officio)

 

Study Abroad Committee: Delgado (Chair, Fall), Abbott, Robles, Escobar (Chair, Spring) Jegerski (Fall only), Goldman, Fornoff, Ane Icardo

 

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions- Irigoyen (Chair), Hualde (Spanish Linguistics), Montrul (Spanish Linguistics), Goldman (Latin American Literature), Karam (Portuguese)

                    

Committee on Graduate Awards – Irigoyen (Chair, ex officio), Cervantes, Goodman, Hualde, Escobar (Spring)

                      

Area Review Committees on Graduate Progress (including course scheduling and strategic planning within the group):

                    

            Spanish Linguistics: Montrul (Chair), Bowles, Escobar (Spring only), Jegerski (Fall only), Hualde

                                                                                   

Spanish, Latin American Literatures/Cultures: Delgado, Irigoyen-García (Chair), Meléndez, Tolliver, Goldman, Cervantes, Fornoff, Karam, Goodman

 

Portuguese: Karam (Chair), Goodman, Goebel

 

                                                                                                     

Committee on Undergraduate Awards (Flores, Jugenheimer, Alvaro Monserrat Llardén, Borgeson, Pasquariello): Abbott (Chair), Montrul, Karam

                                                           

Curriculum Committee: Abbott (ex officio), Irigoyen (ex officio), Goldman, Tolliver (Chair), Karam, Robles (ex officio), Henshaw, Dawn Navejas

                                                                                                           

Policy & Development – Hualde (Chair), Jegerski (Fall), Escobar (Spring), Goodman, Mónica Lugo

 

Capricious Grading Committee [elected -3] –Karam (18-21), Jegerski (16-19), Montrul (Chair, 17-20), Irati Hurtado

 

Lectures & Arrangements Committee –Goodman (Chair), Jegerski (Fall only), Escobar (Spring) Fornoff, Sara Fernández

           

Academic Integrity Violations Appeals Committee (elected-3): Bowles (Chair), Karam, Tolliver (2018-2019)

 

Faculty Annual Review Committees: (Evaluations must be completed by April 15 for non-tenure track

                                                           faculty and by May 15 for tenure track)

            Assistant Professors: All tenured faculty (Associate and Full professors)

            Associate Professors: Meléndez, Delgado, Montrul, Hualde

            Non-tenure track faculty: Advisory committee (other faculty may be recruited if needed)

           

 

III.  AD HOC

 

Darlene Wolf Fellowship – Montrul (Chair), Escobar, Bowles

 

Non-departmental Awards for Excellence – Goldman (Chair), Delgado (Fall), Escobar (Spring), Carollo, Martínez Quiroga

(This is a committee that identifies awards in LAS or campus and suggests nominations from our faculty)

 

Website committee: Irigoyen (Chair), Goldman, Abbott, Aritz Regoyo

 

Newsletter committee: Meléndez, Abbott, Goodman

 

Scheduling and Timetable committee: Bowles (Chair), Carollo, Henshaw, Waters, Aritz Regoyo

 

Proficiency evaluation committee (Fulbright, Study Abroad, other): Martínez Quiroga (Chair), Henshaw, De Angelo, Goebel, Waters, Carollo

 

 

IV.  NON-DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES

 

Humanities Council Committee- Tolliver

Illinois Academic Advising Committee (IlliAAC) - Robles

Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Lab, Director – Montrul

SLCL Executive Committee – Tolliver, Delgado (ex officio FA 18)

Spanish and Portuguese representatives Academic Senate –Tolliver (2016-2018)

University Language Academy for Children, Director – Montrul

 

V.  REPRESENTATIVES ON COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

      (appointed/selected extra-departmental)

Academic Senate Executive Committee - Tolliver

Campus Research Boaru - Hualde

Campus Research Policy Committee – Meléndez

Center for Language Instruction and Coordination [CLIC], (Chair) - Henshaw

Center for Translation Studies, Director – Tolliver

Committee of Departmental Advisors (CODA) - Robles

Faculty Advisory Committee for System Academic Affairs - Tolliver

Foreign Language Accommodations Committee - Bowles

Foreign Language Advisory Committee (FLAC) Meeting—Robles

Foreign Language Teacher Education (FLTE) Admissions Committee – Robles

Global Migration and Diaspora Initiative - Goldman

HASS & HARF Funds Review Committee – Meléndez

IlliAAC Executive Board Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training Committee (RJAA) – Robles

Illinois Abroad Policy Committee – Delgado

IPRH Advisory Committee - Karam

Latino Family Visit Day Committee (LFVD) – Robles

LAS Advisory Board - Abbott

LAS Awards Committee–Abbott

LAS Foreign Language Accommodations Committee–Bowles

LAS Foreign Language Teacher Education (FLTE) Review Board - Abbott

LAS Global Studies Advisory Committee – Delgado

LAS Honors Council–Henshaw, Abbott

LAS Honors Search Committee (Director) – Abbott

LAS Humanities Council Committee - Meléndez

LAS LEAP Award Committee 2018-19 - Ledesma

LAS Life + Career Advisory Board - Abbott

LAS Online Advisory Board – Abbott

LAS Policy and Development – Bowles

LAS Senior Women Faculty Advisory Committee – Meléndez

Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies (Assoc. Director) - Karam

Program in Jewish Culture and Society (Director)– Goldman

Program Review Council (Provost Office) – Montrul

Senate Committee on General University Policy–Tolliver

SLCL Executive Officers Committee - Tolliver

Social and Behavioral Sciences Interdisciplinary Working Group (Campus level) Montrul

University Senates Conference (Chair) - Tolliver

 

VI.  SPGO – Graduate Student Organization

President:  Ander Beristain

Vice President: María Iruti Iparraguirre

Treasurer: Marco Parodi

Secretary: Miren Antón

Representative to Faculty Meetings: Jone Vicente Urrutia

      Social Event Coordinator: María Iruti Iparraguirre

 

GEO Stewards: Liz Moreno, Carmen Gallegos, Megan Gargiulo, Miren Anton Lobato

 

VII.  OFFICE STAFF

Staff Supervisor, Administrative Associate to the Director of FLB – Rebecca Riley

EO Support - Office Mgr. for Classics, Translation Studies, Medieval Studies – Lauri Quick

EO Support - Office Mgr. for Linguistics & Modern Greek – Dee Bates

EO Support – Office Administrator for SP, SLATE, ULAC, Study Abroad– Kathy Schilson