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Contemporary Mopan Maya: Language, culture, and integration in the developing nation of Belize

Please join the Department of Anthropology in hosting Dr. Pio Saqui (Maya Mopan) of the University of Belize on Friday, June 10, 2022, in the Brooks Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. Professor Saqui is one of the first members of the Maya Mopan community to earn a PhD and he is a leading scholar in Indigenous ecologies, language revitalization, and cultural heritage.

Día del Popol Wuj: 30 de mayo, 4-6 pm (EST) en Zoom

El Proyecto Multepal de la Universidad de Virginia les invita a una mesa redonda para conmemorar el día del Popol Wuj en Guatemala y hablar sobre el trabajo que se está haciendo con el Popol Wuj. Tres equipos investigadores del Proyecto Multepal, basados en Guatemala, México y Estados Unidos, con profesores e investigadores K'iche', Q'eqchi', Tz'utujil y Yucatecos, comparten sus proyectos de investigación y recursos para la enseñanza del Popol Wuj. Bienvenidos.


The Graduation Ceremony for the Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese will follow the Lawn Ceremony on Saturday, May 21 at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be in the Culbreth Theatre (Drama Building), located at 109 Culbreth Road. (This is also the inclement weather location.)

Un acercamiento global al activismo indígena

A Global Approach to Indigenous Activism

Saturday, April 23, 2022
10:00 am – 3:00 pm (tentative)
Location: UVA Zehmer Hall, 104 Midmont Ln, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Parking lot available in front of Zehmer Hall.

**Masks will be optional; however, CLA reserves the right to ask everyone to wear a mask if any participant indicates that that is necessary in order for them to attend safely and comfortably. We’d appreciate your understanding and cooperation. 

Macarena Gómez-Barris, "Atacama: An Integrated Research Practice" (Gerszten Family Visiting Professor)

The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese invites you to join Macarena Gómez-Barris on Thursday, April 14, from 4-5:30 pm EST as she delivers our second (Zoom) lecture of the year in the Gerszten Family Visiting Professor series. The talk, "Atacama: An Integrated Research Practice," will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish available.

María J. Jorquera Hervás appointed Director of UVA Global First in Valencia

UVA Valencia First offers new first-year and new transfer students a new program of international study through our oldest and largest study abroad program, UVA in Valencia (founded in 1983). This unique opportunity provides well-qualified and ambitious students a carefully crafted plan of first-year study and the transformative experience of living abroad, offering students a compelling classroom experience with a hands-on exploration of the history, cultures, politics, and architecture of the host city. Congratulations to María J. Jorquera Hervás!


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Questions on World Language Requirements and Placement?

June 27, 2022


Go to A&S World Language Requirements for answers. This helpful page has videos and answers to your FAQs. 

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ITTR3685 Italy on Screen: Sex, Gender and Racial Identities in the Glocal Context

May 19, 2022


With Prof Francesca Calamita

Fall 2022, Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-13:45


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