2nd Annual Spanish Cooking Demonstration

Please join us for the 2nd annual Spanish Cooking Demonstration for the Spanish Honor Society, organized by Alicia López Operé, Esther Poveda Moreno, and Matthew Street. The demonstration will take place on Saturday April 8 (2:00-6:00 p.m.) at the Lorna Sunderburg International House, where we'll enjoy great food, a large outdoor space, and the good-spirited camaraderie for which U.Va. is known.
 
The menu will feature:
  • Aperitivos
    • Queso manchego

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.
 

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