The Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies will hold its annual meeting on March 24-5 at the University of Virginia. This year's theme, "Hemispheric Transformations," promises to bring together students and scholars from a variety of disciplines, methodological approaches, and historical moments.
The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese announces the public defense of Stephanie Gates's dissertation, "¿Cómo queres que nos váyamos?: Geographic Space, Revolution, and Identity in Mid-Twentieth Century Mexico.” Please join us in the Multipurpose room in the southwest wing of the Rotunda on Feb. 14 at 3 p.m.
Please join us on Thursday, February 16 for Albert Laguna's talk on “Diversión: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America.” Professor Laguna (American Studies, Yale) will speak at 3 pm in the English Department Faculty Lounge (Bryan Hall 299A).
Cosponsored by the Americas Center, Department of Media Studies, and Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.
Please join us for two dissertation defenses!
Nora Benedict, “The Fashioning of Jorge Luis Borges: Magazines, Books, and Print Culture in Argentina (1930-1951)” (Mount Vernon Room, Alderman library, February 10, 5 p.m).
Stephanie Gates, "¿Cómo queres que nos váyamos?: Geographic Space, Revolution, and Identity in Mid-Twentieth Century Mexico” (Multipurpose room, Southwest wing of the Rotunda, Feb. 14, 3 p.m.)
Congratulations, Nora and Stephanie!
The Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese welcomes the opportunity to have new Spanish majors join our department.
However, in order to serve our current Spanish majors we will not assign Spanish major advisors during the Fall 2017 Advising period (Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 31).
Note: This only applies to those who want to declare a major in Spanish. For information on the major, please see our page for majors.
Congratulations to Tamara Wilkerson! Ms. Wilkerson, who majored in Spanish as an undergraduate student and earned her MAT from the Curry School of Education, was recently named to Forbes Magazine's "30 under 30" list of top professionals in Education in the United States.
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