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How Borges Wrote: Presentation with Daniel Balderston, Jared Loewenstein, Nora Benedict, and María Laura Bocaz

Please join UVA Press at 4:00 pm on 4/24 at Special Collections for a launch event and reception with Daniel Balderston — Director of the Borges Center and Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern Languages at the University of Pittsburgh — around his new book How Borges Wrote (April 2018; UVa Press).

Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy. Q&A with Deborah Parker and Mark Parker at Tom Tom Festival

Please join us on Thursday, April 12, at the Old Metropolitan Hall on the Downtown Mall from 2:00-3:10 for a discussion of Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy, co-authored by Deborah Parker and Mark Parker.

For more information on the Tom Tom Festival, and a full list of activities, please visit https://tomtomfest.com.

“El ciclón: An Ecocritical Approach to the Hurricane in Gabriel García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch": Lecture by Charlotte Rogers

On April 20, from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm, the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures is sponsoring a symposium of presentations by IHGC Mellon Faculty Fellows for 2018-2019. Please join us in Wilson 142 for three presentations by faculty fellows -- Charlotte Rogers, Christopher Krentz, and William Hitchcock -- followed by a catered lunch. Professor Rogers's talk is entitled, "El ciclón: An Ecocritical Approach to the Hurricane in Gabriel García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch."

Indigenous Ecologies Symposium

On April 12 and 13, please join our colleagues across Grounds for a symposium on "Indigenous Ecologies: Interdisciplinary Conversations on Sovereignty, Justice, Indigenous Environmental Knowledge, Collaborative Research, and Community Care."
 
The full program, list of paper topics, and links to speaker biographies and research projects is available here: http://indigenousarts.as.virginia.edu/indigenous-ecologies-symposium.
 

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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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