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Joanna Bartow
Professor of Spanish & Chair
Anne Arundel
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In addition to elementary and intermediate language studies in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish, SMCM offers both a major and a minor in International Languages and Cultures.

October 8, 2020
Research in African Literatures, a peer-reviewed academic journal, has published an article by Assistant Professor of French George MacLeod, titled “Jacqueline Kalimunda’s Interactive Love Stories: Transmedia Documentary in Present-Day Rwanda.” The article is part of a special journal issue… Find Out More
October 7, 2020
St. Mary’s College Professor of Spanish José R. Ballesteros has been named director of equity programming in the recently reimagined Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity now to be known as the Division of Inclusive Diversity, Equity, Access and Accountability (IDE(A)2.

In this new role,… Find Out More
January 27, 2020
Joanna Bartow, professor of Spanish, and Pamela Mann, associate research & instruction librarian for the arts & humanities, led a workshop titled “Community-Based Spanish and Critical Information Literacy” on October 18, 2019, at the AACU Conference of Global Citizenship for Campus,… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.


From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More
August 12, 2019
Professor Emerita of Literature and Language Jackie Paskow donated her father's letters to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress ( in Washington D.C.  Her father was Brigadier General Wheeler G. Merriam, who fought alongside General Patton from North… Find Out More
May 8, 2019
St. Mary’s College international languages & cultures students Kathleen (Katie) Gross ’19, Alejandra Diaz ’19, Rachel Yates ’19, Alana Demones ’19, and Katherine Kempton ’19, presented their research projects at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Kennesaw State… Find Out More
March 27, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s José Cacayo Ballesteros, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts and professor of international languages and cultures, will present “Mother Tongue: A Poetry Reading by José Cacayo Ballesteros” on Friday, April 12, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. in Anne Arundel Hall’s… Find Out More
July 9, 2018
On Friday, July 6, George MacLeod, assistant professor of French, presented research as part of the “Rwanda After 1994” International Conference at St. Andrew’s University in Scotland. The conference was part of "Rwandan Stories of Change," a UK-based grant-funded initiative that aims “to document… Find Out More
June 7, 2018
Argelia Gonzalez Hurtado, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American studies, co-organized a panel and presented a paper at the XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) held in Barcelona, Spain, on May 26, 2018. LASA is the largest professional… Find Out More
June 4, 2018
George MacLeod, assistant professor of French, and Rob Kelley, assistant professor of computer science, presented research at the African Literature Association Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 24, 2018. Their presentation, entitled “Visualizing the Archive,” was an interdisciplinary, digital… Find Out More