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Spring 2023 Distinguished Visiting Professor Rosa Angélica Morales Sarabia

Rosa Angélica Morales Sarabia received her doctorate in history from UNAM in 2006. Since 1999 she has worked with CEIICH-UNAM (Center of Interdisciplinary Investigations in the Sciences and Humanities), collaborating on projects related to the social, political, and cultural studies of Mexico City. In 2011 she obtained the appointment of Associate Researcher focusing on the history of science. Her current research projects encompass natural history, botanical explorations, and the medical culture of women spanning from the 16th to the 19th century.

Sigma Delta Pi Initiation

On Friday November 11th, 32 new members were initiated into the Sigma Delta Pi honor society! Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Members each must have completed three years of study of college-level Spanish, including at least three semester hours of a course in Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and civilization at the third-year level, must have a minimal grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0- point scale in all Spanish courses taken, and must rank in the upper 35% (3.2 GPA) of his/her class.

“The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West” Mellon Book Talk Series with Professor Ricardo Padrón

“The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West”

Ricardo Padrón, Professor of Spanish, UVA
2018-19 Mellon Fellow

Friday, November 4, 2022 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am ET

Shawn Austin, "From Warriors to Soldiers: Indigenous Mission Militias and Cultures of Violence in the Río de la Plata via Guaraní Worlds"

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 4-5:30 pm in Hotel A (Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation) for a talk by Shawn Austin (History, University of Arkansas). Professor Austin's lecture, "From Warriors to Soldiers: Indigenous Mission Militias and Cultures of Violence in the Río de la Plata via Guaraní Worlds," uses Guaraní-language documents to consider how colonized Indigenous people used violence to advance their own interests under Spanish colonial rule.

The life and death of Spanish poet Antonio Machado brought to life in “Flamenco y Exilio”

Read all about the Spanish Theater Group's recent performance of "Flamenco y Exilio", written by Fernando Valverde and directed by Fernando Operé, in The Cavalier Daily. 

https://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2022/10/the-life-and-death-of-spanish-poet-antonio-machado-brought-to-life-in-flamenco-y-exilio. 

Gender and the Far Right: Ida Dominijanni on Italian Elections

Please join us on Monday November 7 at 3 pm for a Zoom conversation with Italian journalist and former academic Ida Dominijanni. We will discuss the results of the Italian elections (just one day before the US midterms) and their implications for global politics and gender systems.

The link is forthcoming. Please contact professor Francesca Calamita with questions.

Interest meeting: Graduate certificate in Environmental Humanities

PhD students: are you interested in the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Humanities?

Please join us for a working session on the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Humanities with EH Convener Professor Charlotte Rogers on October 21st, 2022 at 3pm in the conference room in the French Department (NCH 349). 

Topics include: 

  • EH Certificate requirements

  • Funding opportunities

  • Environmental Humanities Graduate Symposium (Spring)

  • Upcoming EH events

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Spring 2023 Distinguished Visiting Professor Rosa Angélica Morales Sarabia

November 22, 2022

Rosa Angélica Morales Sarabia received her doctorate in history from UNAM in 2006. Since 1999 she has worked with CEIICH-UNAM (Center of Interdisciplinary Investigations in the Sciences and... Read»

Sigma Delta Pi Initiation

November 11, 2022

On Friday November 11th, 32 new members were initiated into the Sigma Delta Pi honor society! Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Members each must have completed... Read»

"Perfect Binding; publishing, politics, & poetry "

November 11, 2022

photo credit: Adál Maldonado

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