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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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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.

DVP Federico Díaz Poetry Reading Wednesday Oct 13 6PM

DVP Federico Díaz Poetry Reading Wednesday Oct 13 6PM

Location: NAU Hall 101

Time: 6:00 PM

Mr. Federico Díaz Granados, who resides in Bogotá, Colombia, is one of the most prominent voices in contemporary Spanish-American poetry. Close to 200 critics from more than 100 universities (Harvard, Oxford, Columbia, and Princeton, among them) elected him the most significant Colombian poet born after 1970.

Interdisciplinary PhD Fellowship in Indigenous Studies: Applications Open for 2022

The Departments of Anthropology, Art, and Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, in collaboration with the Graduate School of the College of Arts & Sciences, are thrilled to announce that applications are now open for UVA's Interdisciplinary Fellowship in Indigenous Studies (2022-2027). Students may apply from any degree program in Arts & Sciences.

La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica

UVA's Zeta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi is accepting applications for new members. If you are interested in promoting Hispanic Literatures and Cultures and have met the membership requirements (see below), Sigma Delta Pi is for you. Some of the most notable benefits are developing relationships with fellow like-minded UVA Spanish majors and minors, and the opportunity for national awards, grants, and scholarships, which can facilitate study abroad programs and provide money for graduate research grants. 


Brazil LAB | Book Forum: Enciclopédia Negra | Black Encyclopedia

Please join us on Oct. 6 at 1:30 Brasília time / 12:30 EST for the launch of the Princeton University Brazil LAB's Enciclopédia Negra. This new compilation features 400 thoroughly researched Afro-Brazilian biographies as well as images created by 36 Black artists to illustrate - in many cases for the first time - the faces and bodies of artists, healers, colonial and contemporary activists, religious leaders, writers, and many others.


News & Announcements

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Questions on World Language Requirements and Placement?

June 27, 2022


Go to A&S World Language Requirements for answers. This helpful page has videos and answers to your FAQs. 

For placement... Read»

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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»

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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»

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