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Last Day to Add SPAN and ITAL 1000-2000 Courses

Course enrollment in ITAL 1010-2020 closes earlier than the College of Arts & Sciences ADD Deadline

                          ADD Deadline for ITAL 1010 and 2010 Classes: Noon (12:00PM) on Friday, September 6, 2019



Course enrollment in SPAN 1010-2020 closes earlier than the College of Arts & Sciences ADD Deadline

                         ADD Deadline for SPAN 1010, 1060, 2010 and 2020 Classes:  2:00PM on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Congratulations Professor Charlotte Rogers

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 print. It is part of the University of Virginia Press’s series in New World Studies:

Charlotte Rogers, Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia, is also the author of Jungle Fever: Exploring Madness and Medicine in Twentieth-Century Tropical Narratives.

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

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 Changing Television Landscape: The Cases of Mister Brau and O Grande Gonzalez,” published in LARR Volume 53 (2).

"Decolonizing the Digital Humanities" Media Coverage

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 to recognize the place of Indigenous scholars and Indigenous studies at UVa in this, the UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages.

From April 5-6, we hosted leading scholars and artists from Indigenous and settler communities in Australia, Latin America, and the US.

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Please support undergraduate majors and minors who will present at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Tuesday, April 9, from 9 am to 6:30 pm.

Students who are interested in getting involved with research in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese can learn about research opportunities in their fields. Stop by the poster presentations or the 10-minute flash talks!

For more information, please visit


News & Announcements

Trevir Dadsin

Distinguished Visiting Professor

January 22, 2020

The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese has a long history of inviting distinguished scholars and artists to campus. During their residences in Charlottesville, these artists and... Read»

Homer Statue

Spanish Major Declaration Workshop for New Majors – Feb 4 (5:00PM)-NCH132

January 10, 2020


The Spanish major declaration workshop for the Spring 2020 term will be held on Tuesday, February 4 at 5:00pm in NCH132. Students who want to declare a major should... Read»

Homer Statue

SPAN 1010 and SPAN 2010 in J-Term 2020

October 23, 2019

SPAN 1010 and SPAN 2010 in J-Term 2020

The Department of Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese will be offering SPAN 1010 and SPAN 2010 in J-Term 2020.  Courses will meet for... Read»

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