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MonacanTribal Council Member Sue Elliott, Monacan Citizen Victoria Ferguson, Monacan Tribal Chief Kenneth Branham. Acknowledged with Respect.
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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!

Screening and Talk-Back: "The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo"

Please join us for this unique opportunity to glimpse the gripping, tragic and inspiring life of Marisela Escobedo, whose assassination in front of the governor's office while advocating on behalf of her murdered daughter is captured in Carlos Osorio’s award-winning documentary, “The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo” (2020). On Tuesday, March 15, from 5-6 pm EST in the Latinx Student Center, students, faculty, and community members will come together for a small-group discussion with activist Laura Aragón about gender-based violence and restorative acts of justice.


News & Announcements

Homer Statue

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


This course considers representations of sex, gender... Read»

Homer Statue


May 9, 2022

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 ... Read»

Spanish Distinguished Major Thesis Presentation

April 26, 2022

The Spanish Distinguished Major Program


Major Thesis presentations by graduating Spanish majors

Andrew... Read»

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