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Jeremy Sabloff Phi Beta Kapa Lecture: "Beyond Ancient Maya Temples, Palaces, and Tombs"

Please join us on Monday, March 27 at 5 pm in Small Special Collections for a talk by Jeremy Sabloff (Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania and Santa Fe Institute), "How Maya Archaeologists Discovered the 99% through the Study of Pre-Columbian Settlement Patterns."

Spanish Honor Society Application Deadline (Apr 3)

UVa's Zeta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi is now accepting applications for new members. If you are interested in promoting Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, and have met the requirements for membership, 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. 

Application Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

New Course in Spanish: Sí se puede (Fall 2017)

Do you seek a career in community organizing, education, health sciences, or legal aid? Does becoming fluent in Spanish play an important role in your academic and professional goals?

Sí se puede: Community Engagement in Spanish‐Speaking Charlottesville is a Spanish conversation course on the history and the experiences of the Spanish‐speaking population in the USA.

This course will connect UVA students with the Hispanic community in the Charlottesville area by working with community organizations in community engagement projects. We will meet TuTh 2-3:15 pm.

Portuguese Fall 2017

Taught in Portuguese

PORT 1110 – Beginning Intensive Portuguese with Lilian Feitosa

  • Section 001 MWF 11:00-11:50AM in New CAB 303
  • Section 002 MWF 12:00-12:50PM in New CAB 303
  • Section 003 MWF 10:00-10:50AM in New CAB 303

Italian Fall 2017

Taught in Italian

ITAL 1010 – Elementary Italian I

Check SIS for sections, dates, times, locations, and instructors

Prerequisites:  No prior instruction in Italian. Students with previous experience in Italian must take the Italian placement exam (Date TBA). Students may not self-place in a language course.

Spanish majors publish new translation of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Please join us in congratulating two Spanish majors, Kate Eagen (3rd year) and Lisa Trinh (3rd year), on the publication of their critical translation of Sor Juana's most famous redondilla, "hombres necios."
 
Their work, one of the few English translations that preserves the ABBA rhyme scheme of the original poem, includes more than 30 explanatory footnotes and a thoughtful discussion on translation methods.
 

Spanish major receives Harrison Research award

Congratulations to Jack Brake (CLAS 2018) on being one of 44 students honored with the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award in 2016! With this support, Jack is engaging in a multi-study of convivencia between and among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in medieval Spain. His study of material records of spaces of worship, especially the architectural elements of Visigoth churches that were constructed between 711 and 1492, engages with long-standing historiographies in Iberian religious life.

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Congratulations are in order for Professor Eli Carter for LARR-Pitt Best Article Award

May 31, 2019

Congratulations to Eli Carter, who has been named the recipient of the 2019 Latin American Research Review (LARR) Best Article Award for his article “Representing Blackness in Brazil’s... Read»

Congratulations Professor Charlotte Rogers

May 31, 2019

The department is very happy to announce that Charlotte Rogers’s second book, Mourning El Dorado: Literature and Extractivism in the Contemporary American Tropics, has just appeared in... Read»

"Decolonizing the Digital Humanities" Media Coverage

April 30, 2019

Thanks to everyone who participated in our conference on "Decolonizing the Digital Humanities: Indigenous Arts, Histories, and Knowledges from the Material to the Screen." This event was designed... Read»

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