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Coronavirus updates for students and faculty

There is a lot of information and misinformation about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), a virus that was delcared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 12, 2020. The university will take every measure to ensure the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff, and community members in the face of this pandemic.

As of March 12, classes are suspended until Thursday, March 19. At that point, all classes will move to online modules rather than face-to-face instruction.

MA and PhD Comprehensive Exam Schedules

Written exams for the MA comprehensive exam will begin the week of March 16. Written exams for the PhD qualifying exams will begin the week of March 23.

Oral exams will begin one week after the written exams: the week of March 23 for MA candidates, and the week of March 30 for PhD candidates. PhD students will also deliver a clase magistral as part of their exam portfolio.

For a master copy of all exams, please see Linda Newman in the main office.

Good luck, students!!!


Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative -- Faculty Fellows Symposium

Please join the Mellon Indigenous Arts Program for a symposium on Friday, February 7, 9:30-12.30, in the UVa Rotunda. The 7 presenters are all recipients of the Mellon Indigenous Arts Fellowship, which allowed the fellows to conduct research and develop undergraduate courses focusing on various aspects of Indigenous studies.

Lunch and discussion will follow the event.

In Memoriam -- Distinguished Visiting Professor Trevor Dadson


The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese has a long history of inviting distinguished scholars and artists to campus. During their residences in Charlottesville, these artists and renowned academics have taught graduate seminars, undergraduate courses, creative writing workshops, delivered public lectures, and offered readings of their work, all free and open to the public.

Spanish Major Declaration Workshop for New Majors – Feb 6 (5:00PM) GIB 211


The Spanish major declaration workshop for the Spring 2020 term will be held on Tuesday, February 6 at 5:00pm in GIB 211. Students who want to declare a major should attend and bring a Declaration of Major form, available in the College Registrar’s Office located in Monroe Hall 101.


In order to declare a major in Spanish, a student must have completed SPAN 3010 (Grammar & Composition I) or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better. A C- is insufficient.



News & Announcements

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Proficiency and Mastery Language Exam Dates October 7 and November 4

October 7, 2020


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September 24, 2020

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Spanish Major Workshop

September 16, 2020

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