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Cifras

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 Gómez Glez’s Cifras.

Susana Baca Concert at UVa

Please join us on Sunday February 17 at 7 pm Old Cabell Hall for a concert by renowned Afro-Peruvian artist Susana Baca, two-time winner of the coveted Latin American Grammy Award.

Members of the UVA community may reserve tickets until February 3. [Please, show valid UVA ID to claim tickets at the Box Office]. The general public may pick up tickets beginning February 3. Two tickets maximum per person.

IWL Speaker Series on Languages for Specfic Purpose Presents a talk with Dr. Lourdes Sánchez-López, January 30 at 1:30pm NCH 162

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 IWL Speaker Series has organized the visit and talk of Dr. Lourdes Sánchez-López (University of Alabama at Birmingham), a recognized scholar on this field and the Director of the Spanish for Specific Purposes Certificate program at her institution.

 

Spanish Major Declaration Workshop for New Majors (New Cabell 389)

The Spanish major declaration workshop for the Spring 2019 term will be held on Tuesday, February 12 at 5:00 p.m. in New Cabell 389. Students who want to declare a major should attend and bring a Declaration of Major form, available in the College Registrar’s Office located in Monroe Hall 101.

In order to declare a major in Spanish, a student must have completed SPAN 3010 (Grammar & Composition I) or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better. A C- is insufficient.

Decolonizing the Digital Humanities: Indigenous Arts, Histories, and Knowledges from the Material to the Screen

Please join us from April 5-6 for a symposium with Indigenous artists and digital humanities (DH) practitioners, "Decolonizing the Digital Humanities: Indigenous Arts, Histories, and Knowledges from the Material to the Screen."

Click here for program information. All events are free and open to the public.

Kluge-Ruhe Museum Symposium: Indigenous Arts

Please join us on February 21-22 for the Kluge-Ruhe Museum Symposium, "Beyond Dreaming: The Rise of Indigenous Australian Art in the United States." All panels will be held in the Harrison Small Auditorium (Special Collections). Click on the link above (or below) for the full schedule and list of speakers.

Sponsored by the Kluge-Ruhe Museum and Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures.

 

Graduation

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.)

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Homer Statue

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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