The department is very happy to announce that Charlotte Rogers’s second book, Mourning El Dorado: Literature and Extractivism in the Contemporary American Tropics, has just appeared in print. It is part of the University of Virginia Press’s series in New World Studies: https://www.upress.virginia.edu/title/5316.
Charlotte Rogers, Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia, is also the author of Jungle Fever: Exploring Madness and Medicine in Twentieth-Century Tropical Narratives.
Congratulations to Eli Carter, who has been named the recipient of the 2019 Latin American Research Review (LARR) Best Article Award for his article “Representing Blackness in Brazil’s Changing Television Landscape: The Cases of Mister Brau and O Grande Gonzalez,” published in LARR Volume 53 (2).
Thanks to everyone who participated in our conference on "Decolonizing the Digital Humanities: Indigenous Arts, Histories, and Knowledges from the Material to the Screen." This event was designed to recognize the place of Indigenous scholars and Indigenous studies at UVa in this, the UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages.
From April 5-6, we hosted leading scholars and artists from Indigenous and settler communities in Australia, Latin America, and the US.
Jessica Daves will be defending her dissertation, "Embracing the Second Soul: Bilingualism in Caribbean-American Spanish-English Texts," on Wednesday April 17 at 11am in the North Oval Room of the Rotunda.
Joanne Britland will be defending her doctoral dissertation, “Sufrir, salir, sobrevivir: Cultural Responses to the 2008 Social and Financial Crisis in Spain”, on Monday, April 15, starting at 10:00 am in the North Oval Room of the Rotunda. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Joanne's work.
Please support undergraduate majors and minors who will present at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Tuesday, April 9, from 9 am to 6:30 pm.
Students who are interested in getting involved with research in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese can learn about research opportunities in their fields. Stop by the poster presentations or the 10-minute flash talks!
For more information, please visit https://undergraduateresearch.virginia.edu/undergraduate-research-symposium.
The Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese Presents: UMA NOITE NO BRASIL
Enjoy an evening of the sights and sounds of Brazil. Charlottesville’s ownBeleza (Berto Sales, Madeline Holly-Sales, and Matt Wyatt) will be joined byvisiting artists Rogerio Souza and Dr.Andy Connell to take you on a musicaljourney to a place where the sands, sea,and celebration inspired samba and Choro.
Mcleod Hall Auditorium
Entrance is free
Maya K’iche’ (KICH) Courses
KICH 1010 – Introduction to Maya K’iche’ I with Allison Bigelow
Please direct inquiries to the instructor.
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