Skip to main content
Intellect

Alvin F. Sherman to present BYU devotional Jan. 30

Alvin F. Sherman, chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will present a Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

His talk will address "Pilgrimages."

The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYU Television, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU Radio and byubroadcasting.org.

Sherman, who specializes in Spanish literature from the 18th and 19th centuries, received bachelor's and master's degrees from BYU and a doctoral degree in Spanish literature from the University of Virginia. He began his teaching career in the Department of Foreign Languages at Idaho State University, where he also served as assistant dean of Graduate Studies and Research.

He came to BYU in 1999, where he has directed study abroad programs in Madrid, Spain, and has organized a symposium on Miguel de Cervantes's "Don Quixote de la Mancha," along with his teaching duties.

Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

sherman-h.jpg
Photo by Jaren S. Wilkey/BYU Photo

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

I love to see the (Lego) temple...

June 12, 2024
In the HBLL's Special Collections exhibit area there is a Lego exhibition with a uniquely gospel tie. From Lego recreations of paintings of the Savior to model replicas of iconic LDS temples, “Brick upon Brick: Creativity in the Making” is an exhibit like no other.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Meet the BYU student helping the Texas Rangers save runs and win big

June 11, 2024
Melville's equations pinpointed opportunities for the team, suggesting slight adjustments that would position the outfielders to make crucial plays. By his analysis, these changes could prevent 22.5 more runs compared to the MLB average – a calculated risk that was well worth taking, especially as the pennant race heated up.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Your internet-connected home devices could be compromising your security. BYU computer engineers have a solution

May 29, 2024
It seems like just about every new household device connects to the internet these days. Thermostat? Check. Doorbell? Yup. Washer and Dryer? In 2024, of course. Even pet feeders connect to WiFi now to be controlled by an app. But all is not well because many of these devices can pose security risks to home networks.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=