Recent graduates Marc Blatt (CLAS 2017) and Sabhi Singh (CLAS 2017), both Jefferson Scholars and Spanish majors, spent their final year at UVa determining how to give back to the community and improve the world around them.
Please join us on Tuesday, May 30, from 3-5 pm in the North Oval Room of the Rotunda. Melissa June Frost will defend her dissertation, "Herbs that Madden, Herbs that Cure: A History of Hallucinogenic Plant Use in Colonial Mexico."
All PhD defenses are open to the public.
Come support your colleague!
The department ceremony for the Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese will be in the Culbreth Theatre (the Drama Building) at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20.
The ceremony will be in this location regardless of the weather.
Tickets are required to enter the theatre and the number of tickets each graduate will receive will be determined in early March, 2017.
Please join us on Wednesday, May 10, from 5-7 pm in Brooks Hall Commons (Anthropology Dept., 1st floor) to celebrate the end of the academic year and the launch of DH@UVa.
Meet colleagues in other fields, and enjoy a respite from grading and other end-of-semester stresses. Dinner, tea, beer, and wine will be provided by Pearl Island Catering.
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Library.
Please join us in congratulating Savannah Artusi, Kate Eagen, and Lisa Trinh, this year's recipients of the Marie M. Giuliano Award and the Virginia Louis Garth Scholarship!
Please join us on Friday, May 5, at 2 pm in Hotel A (Center for Global Inquiry & Innovation) for a public lecture by David Singerman, Americas Center/Centro de las Américas, Visiting Scholar.
The talk, '"En la producción azucarera todo está metrificado': Sugar, Knowledge, and The History of Capitalism,” will be followed by a reception.
On Thursday, April 27, Professor Davide Domenici (University of Bologna) will speak with undergraduate and graduate students in Latin American Digital Humanities (SPAN 7559/4993) and Indigenous North American Arts (ARTH 3595, Arts Practicum). Please join us in Alderman 317 from 11-12:15 pm to learn about new research into the Mesoamerican writing systems, spiritualities, and color symbolism.
Please join us on Thursday, May 4, from 2:30-4 pm in Wilson 142 for a roundtable discussion with Professor Davide Domenici (Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà/Department of History, Culture, and Civilization, University of Bologna).
As part of Professor Domenici's week-long visit to UVa, sponsored by the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures, we'll discuss "Material Indians: Early Modern Circulation of Ethnographica and the Construction of the Indies as a Global Category."
“The Body Unveiled: Anatomy and Interiority in Early Modern Spain,” on
Friday, April 21, starting at 1PM. New Cabell Hall, room 594.
Please join us on Wednesday, April 19 in New Cabell 058 at 7:00pm for a screening of También la lluvia.
Synopsis: As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
¿Interested? Check out the trailer: https://youtu.be/vFozF1ATuBU
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