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Started in 2014, the North American Symposium of Galician Studies aims to create a collaborative space for North American, Galician and international scholars to discuss issues related to the expansion of Galician language studies and how we approach the study of minority languages and cultures.  

With the goal of advancing Galician studies in the West, Regis will cohost the third North American symposium from Oct. 18-20 in Denver with optional events on Oct. 21. 

The symposium will feature interdisciplinary panels and presentations covering a wide range of topics pertaining to Galician language, literature, culture and identity.

Registration Details:
The Symposium has a registration fee of $100 per participant.

Payment can be sent via check or money order to:
Alyssa Pettera, RHCHP Academic Dean’s Office
3333 Regis Blvd., Denver, CO 80221 G-6

Make checks payable to Regis University with a reference to the III North American Symposium of Galician Studies in the memo line.

Payment may also be made on the first day of the symposium.

Learn more about Galician Studies in the U.S.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19: SpringHill Suites Conference Center, 1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO

Saturday, Oct. 20: Regis Northwest Denver Campus, 3333 Regis Blvd., Denver, CO 80221

Transportation

Details on transportation and getting around Denver will be posted here.

View a map of downtown Denver here.

Committee, Co-Sponsors & Biographies

This event is made possible thanks to the help of the following organizations and institutions:

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Colorado College
  • Galician Culture Council
  • Secretariat General of the Xunta de Galicia 

Organizing Committee:

  • Obdulia Castro (Chair), Regis University
  • Miriam Sánchez-Moreiras, Regis University
  • María Rey-López, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Maria Akrabova, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Carrie Ruiz, Colorado College
  • Javier Torre, University of Denver
  • Susan Walter, University of Denver
  • Maite Correa, Colorado State University
  • Gabriel Rei-Doval, University of Wisconsin - Milwuakee
  • Cristina Moreiras Menor, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Read biographies of speakers here.

Event Lodging

Hoteles
El hotel del simposio (jueves y viernes)
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Denver Downtown 
1190 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204
303.705.7300

Otros hoteles:
Lista de hoteles sugerida por la Universidad de Regis
Lista de hoteles sugerida por La Universidad Metropolitana de Denver

Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown | 303.571.1114
934 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202 
Offers complimentary wireless Internet access and a 24-hour fitness center. On-site Starbucks. 
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*Special rate with Regis University

The Curtis (Double Tree by Hilton) | 303.571.0300
1405 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80202 
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Denver Marriott - City Center | 303.297.1300 or 1.800.228.9290
1701 California Street
Denver, CO 80202 
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Grand Hyatt Denver (Downtown) | 800.233.1234
1250 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
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*Rate plan EXPREM and Corporate Rate CR32428

Hilton Garden Inn (Downtown) | 303.603.8000
1400 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
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*Special rate with Corporate ID: 2666058

Hotel Monaco | 303.294.3013
1717 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80202
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*Special rate with Global Business Preferred Rate Code: GBP6625

Hyatt Regency (Denver) | 303.436.1234
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202 
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*(Rate Plan EXBR and Corporate Rate EXBR)

Magnolia Hotel (Denver) | 888.915.1110
818 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
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*Promo Code: REGU

Residence Inn (City Center) | 303.296.3444 or 800.593.2809 
1725 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80202
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*Special rate with “Regis University”

TownePlace Suites by Marriott (Downtown) | 303.893.3333
685 Speer Boulevard
Denver, CO 80204 
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Sheraton Denver Hotel | 303.893.3333
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The Brown Palace Hotel | 303.297.3111
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Downtown Denver Comfort Inn | 303.296.0400 
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The Westin Denver Downtown | 303.572.9100
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