UVA in Italy: Siena
MonacanTribal Council Member Sue Elliott, Monacan Citizen Victoria Ferguson, Monacan Tribal Chief Kenneth Branham. Acknowledged with Respect.
el malecón


Click here

parque nacional viñales
auto cubano
Valencia Falleras 2016
Valencia Panorama

Strips and Films: Urban Migration, Race, and Identity in Contemporary Visual Art

A double event (November 5 and 19) that will feature the participation of two guest speakers: Haitian Argentinian Wisny Dorce (film director and producer, founder of the first Black audiovisual company in Argentina), and Argentinian Italian Daniel Cuello (cartoonist and writer). The talks will be on Zoom, in Spanish (Wisny) and Italian (Daniel) with subtitles in both languages and English translation.

Daniel Cuello Public Talk

Strips and Films: Urban Migration, Race, and Identity in Contemporary Visual Art

Speaker Daniel Cuello, Friday, November 19, from 3:15 to 4:30

Daniel Cuello is an Argentinian Italian artist, cartoonist, and writer. His work engages with the intellectual discussion around the concept of otherness. Daniel’s graphic novels describe, in a simple and nonoppressive tone, themes such as racism, migration, tyranny, and dystopia. This talk will be in Italian with Italian subtitles and English translation.

K-12 English Learners Educational Resources

The educational resources for K-12 English Learners that the students in Esther Poveda's community engagement course sequence created in the Fall and Spring of 2020 are now available! They feature topics ranging from algebra vocabulary to a synopsis of the American Civil War, all designed for native Spanish speakers working to learn English. Please find the resources via this link:



On Wednesday, October 13th at 6:00pm the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, in conjunction with the English Department, the Center for Poetry and Poetics, and the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, will be hosting a poetry reading by our Distinguished Visiting Professor Federico Díaz Granados. Mr. Federico Díaz Granados, who resides in Bogotá, Colombia, is one of the most prominent voices in contemporary Spanish-American poetry.


News & Announcements

Allison Bigelow Wins Book Award from American Historical Association

October 20, 2021

Congratulations to Allison Bigelow, who has just received the 2021 ... Read»

Le utz a wach? Come learn K'iche' at UVA! (Institute of World Languages)

October 18, 2021

From the Institute of World Languages: thanks to a collaborative program with Duke and Vanderbilt Universities, UVA students can study a range of less-commonly taught languages. By pooling our... Read»

A Conversation with Takoua Ben Mohamed (Italian)

October 15, 2021

A conversation (in Italian) between Italian Studies faculty Hiromi Kaneda and Stella Mattioli with Takoua Ben Mohammed, a Tunisian-Italian cartoonist, illustrator, graphic journalist, and video... Read»

Subscribe to Spanish, Italian & Portuguese RSS