The Graduation Ceremony for the Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese will follow the Lawn Ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. The ceremony will be in the Culbreth Theatre (Drama Building), located at 109 Culbreth Road. (This is also the inclement weather location.)
Gerszten Visiting Professor Lecture Wednesday, November 28 at 7pm
Professor Ignacio Sánchez Prado
Washington University, St. Louis
Presenting Mexian Necropolitics and the question of world literature
Receoption to Follow
In this annual event, graduate students from the Spanish program will present their original research to the department, followed by a welcome-back reception to kick off the spring semester. All are welcome.
In his latest solo work, renowned artist Guillermo Gómez Peña, in Residence at UVa in Fall 2018, combines new and classical performance material, drawn from nearly 30 years of a living artistic archive, to reflect upon the most pressing issues of our world today: gender, race, democracy, and equality in a world of global community and local polarization.
If you are interested in promoting Hispanic Literatures and Cultures then Sigma Delta Pi is for you. Some of the most notable benefits are the opportunity for national awards, grants, and scholarships, which can facilitate study abroad programs and provide money for graduate research grants.
Please join us on Thursday, October 25, in NCH 144 at 3:30 pm for a talk by Andrea Pauw (PhD candidate, Spanish), entitled "Poetics of Prayer: Spanish Moriscos and Aljamiado Literature."
The talk is part of the Interdisciplinary Forum sponsored by the Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures. Light refreshments will be served.
Please join us on Tuesday, November 6th, at 7:00 PM in McLead 1020 for a flamenco concert with Juan Pinilla Martin, a flamenco singer from Granada (Spain), critic, writer, and columnist, with a background in translation, interpretation, and law whose art intersects meaningfully with his social activism. In August, 2007 he won the Festival de Cante de las Minas, considered the most important flamenco prize. In 2014, he was nominated for a Latin Grammy Awards.
Please join us on Friday, Nov. 2, at 5.00pm in Maury 104 for a screening of Mauro Bucci's film _Hotel Splendid_ (2016). Mr. Bucci will introduce the film and take questions from the audience afterward.
This event is sponsored by the Program in Italian Studies.
Please join us on Thursday, November 1, from 5-6:15 pm in the Language Commons for a mindfulness yoga session led by Zaida Villanueva, Alicia Lopez Operé and Esther Poveda Moreno. I are offering a mindfulness and yoga session in Spanish on Thursday, November 1st from 5:00 to 6:15 at The Language Commons.
Everyone is welcome to this wonderful opportunity to take a moment to breath and mindfully rest before the last stretch of the semester unrolls.
Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 2-4 pm in Wilson 117 for a workshop on the history of global cities and infrastructure, entitled "Qhapaq Ñan: An ancient key to connect the Andean region?". The workshop uses the Inkaic Qhapaq Ñan, a complex network of roadways and information systems, as a key to unlock some of the histories of cultural and linguistic exchange in Pre-Columbian South America.
News & Announcements
February 15, 2019
From February 15th to 17th at Helms Theatre, the University of Virginia Spanish Theatre Group will be presenting the worldwide premiere in the original language of Spanish playwright Mar... Read»
IWL Speaker Series on Languages for Specfic Purpose Presents a talk with Dr. Lourdes Sánchez-López, January 30 at 1:30pm NCH 162
January 30, 2019
We are happy to announce that the IWL Language for Specific Purposes Group (of which Alicia López-Operé, Paula Sprague and myself are members) in conjunction with the ... Read»
January 8, 2019
Please join us in congratulating students from SPAN 4500, whose work with colonial archives is featured in the latest issue of the... Read»