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Decoloniality and the Politics of History (Columbia, Art History)

Dear friends and colleagues, 

Please join us for the conference “Decoloniality and the Politics of History” hosted by the Department of Art History & Archaeology and the Institute for Latin American Studies at Columbia University with generous support by the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art and the Society of Fellows.

The conference will take place at weekly intervals over Zoom from April 29-May 28, 2021, scheduled for 11am – 1.00pm EST. It starts with a keynote by Walter D. Mignolo.

undocUVA April Speaker Series

In a time of multiple pandemics -- violence, racism, COVID-19 -- we can all learn from students, activists, and professors who are working for a more equitable and just world. The students of undocUVA, a support and advocacy group for undocumented students, families, and staff at UVA, has invited organizers, educators, and community leaders from around the country to come speak with us about their work in migrant, housing, gender, health, climate, and racial justice.

SIP FilmFest - Enough with…! Stories of Resistance

We are excited to announce that the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese's fourth annual SIP FilmFest will take place during the week of April 18-25. This year's virtual festival “Enough with…! Stories of Resistance,” will explore struggles with inequality, sexism, migration, among others. We will have four films in Spanish, one in Portuguese, one in Italian, and one in Japanese, this year's featured language! You can access the website with all the details here:


Literature and capital: A Series of Conversations

Join the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies section of the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Chicago for a series of discussions on Literature and Capital in the spring of 2021. The series consists of four virtual conversations between guest scholars from Brazil, Spain and the U.S, and graduate students from our department. They will discuss the speakers’ recent work, the state of their respective fields and interdisciplinary issues. Here is our calendar:

Rising Scholars Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Applications due April 12

As part of the Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a Mellon Foundation Grant on Race, Place, and Equity, UVA's Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese is seeking applications for two-year postdoctoral positions for scholars interested in research and teaching collaborations in the following priori

Statement of Solidarity for Asian American Pacific Islander Community

From a letter drafted by Professor Sylvia Chong (American Studies/English), signed by 1492 students, staff, and faculty, and submitted to UVA President James Ryan, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Kevin McDonald, Provost Elizabeth Magill, Vice Provosts Louis Nelson and Maite Brandt-Pearce, Dean Ian Baucom, Associate Dean Keisha John, and Faculty Senate President Joel Hockensmith, following anti-Asian hate crimes in Atlanta and across the US.

UVA Spanish Honor Society

Students who meet all of the following requirements are invited to apply. Zeta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi is currently accepting applications for membership. Application is due Friday, March 26

1. Second semester 2nd year, 3rd year, or 4th year Overall GPA of 3.2 or higher.

2. GPA of 3.2 or higher in Spanish coursework.


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»

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