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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

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