On Friday, Oct. 1, please join us at the New Dominion bookstore on the downtown mall at 7 pm to celebrate the publication of Fernando Valverde's latest book of poetry, America (Copper Canyon, 2021). Sam Amago, department chair, will introduce Fernando, who will read selections from the book.
On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 6:30 pm in Campbell 160, please join the UVA Art Department for a talk by professor Samantha A. Noël (Wayne State University), “The Tropical Conjuring of Early Twentieth-Century Black Geographies.”
Spanish Major Workshop
Wednesday, September 15 at 6:30 pm
Monroe Hall Room 110
Students who want to declare a Spanish major should attend.
The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese and the Program in Global Studies are thrilled to announce the arrival of Mauricio Herrera Acuña, one of six postdoctoral fellows in the university's new Rising Scholar program. Professor Acuña is a scholar of Afro-Latin American Studies, focusing on the literatures and cultures of the African Diaspora in the Americas, especially Brazil and Cuba.