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.

Italian Movie Series

On Monday, 13 Feb., at 5 in Gibson 211, we are showing Dante's Inferno, by Sandow Birk and Sean Meredith. It is based on Sandow Birk's graphic novel, which was in turn based on Dante's Inferno, and features the voices of Dermot Mulroney (Mozart in the Jungle), James Cromwell (Babe, LA Confidential), and Scott Adsit (30 Rock), among others. It is an updated version of Inferno, with an American setting. 
 

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Spanish Majors Design New Course for First Responders

June 9, 2017

Recent graduates Marc Blatt (CLAS 2017) and Sabhi Singh (CLAS 2017), both Jefferson Scholars and Spanish majors, spent their final year at UVa determining how to give back to the community and... Read»

Graduation

May 19, 2017

Finals Weekend 2017 will take place Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21. Finals Exercies for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will be on Saturday, May 20 and the... Read»

Garth and Giuliano Awards for Spanish majors, 2017

May 4, 2017

Please join us in congratulating Savannah Artusi, Kate Eagen, and Lisa Trinh, this year's recipients of the Marie M. Giuliano Award and the Virginia Louis Garth Scholarship!

The Marie M.... Read»

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