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Joaquina Hoskisson to speak at BYU devotional Aug. 3

Joaquina Hoskisson, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Brigham Young University, will speak at a campus devotional Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium due to construction in the Harris Fine Arts Center.

Overflow seating will be available in W-111 Ezra Taft Benson Building, the Varsity Theater and 2084 Jesse Knight Humanities Building.

The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on

It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Aug. 8, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., on KBYU-TV at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

A native of Spain with U.S. citizenship, Hoskisson has taught Spanish classes at BYU since 1980. She became an associate professor in 1996.

Prior to teaching full time at BYU as a lecturer and professor, Hoskisson worked extensively as a translator for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Her work included assuring quality control for the Church translation department, translating seminary and institute teaching materials into Spanish and interpreting during General Conference.

She is married to Paul Y. Hoskisson, associate dean of religious education and associate professor of ancient scripture at BYU.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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