Help for the People of Mexico and Puerto Rico: UVa Multicultural Services

This semester, we have witnessed ecological disasters throughout the Americas. If you want to help the people of Mexico and Puerto Rico recover from the recent earthquake and hurricanes, the Office of Multicultural Services has prepared a list of recommended agencies to support. It also links to student-led efforts like #HoosforPuertoRico.

Lecture on Cuba's Periodo Especial by Elzbieta Sklodowska

Elzbieta Sklodowska, who has just published Invento luego resisto: El Periodo Especial en Cuba como experiencia y metáfora (1990-2015),  will give a lecture focusing on the material culture of the “Periodo Especial” on Wednesday November 8 at 4:30 pm, Gibson 211.

  The title is “Post-Soviet (Re)collections: From Artifact to Artifice in the Wake of the ‘Special Period’ in Cuba”.

 

Spanish Major Declaration Workshop (New CAB 485)

The fall Spanish Major Declaration Workshop will be Monday, September 11 at 6:00PM in New CAB 485

In order to declare a major in Spanish, students must complete SPAN 3010 (Grammar & Composition I), or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better.

The workshop will be presided over by Spanish Faculty Advisors who will review the highlights of declaring a Spanish major, answer questions from students, assign advisors, and sign major declaration forms during the workshop.

Sueño de una noche de San Juan (SIPFilmFest 2017)

This 3D animated film is a free adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. The legend says that on Saint John’s Night (the summer solstice), humans can reach the world of fairies and elves, where all dreams come true. But Elena does not believe in fairies. Her father, the Great Duke Theseus, an idealistic governor lost in dreams, is ill. As she tries to make him feel some excitement again, she parts on a voyage in search of Titania, the queen of all fairies, the only one that can help her.

Incompresa (SIPFilmFest 2017)

Rome, 1984. Aria is a nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are pampered, Aria is treated with cold indifference. Yet she yearns to love and to be loved. Watch the trailer here.

SIPFilmFest 2017: FEMALE VOICES FROM THE SOUTH (9/21 - 9/24)

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New minor in Latinx Studies: Lecture and Celebration

October 30, 2017

Please join us on Oct 30th at 6 pm in Wilson 142 to celebrate the new minor in Latinx Studies!

The celebration... Read»

Help for the People of Mexico and Puerto Rico: UVa Multicultural Services

September 29, 2017

This semester, we have witnessed ecological disasters throughout the Americas. If you want to help the people of Mexico and Puerto Rico recover from the recent earthquake and hurricanes, the... Read»

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