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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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Contemporary Mopan Maya: Language, culture, and integration in the developing nation of Belize

Please join the Department of Anthropology in hosting Dr. Pio Saqui (Maya Mopan) of the University of Belize on Friday, June 10, 2022, in the Brooks Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. Professor Saqui is one of the first members of the Maya Mopan community to earn a PhD and he is a leading scholar in Indigenous ecologies, language revitalization, and cultural heritage.

Día del Popol Wuj: 30 de mayo, 4-6 pm (EST) en Zoom

El Proyecto Multepal de la Universidad de Virginia les invita a una mesa redonda para conmemorar el día del Popol Wuj en Guatemala y hablar sobre el trabajo que se está haciendo con el Popol Wuj. Tres equipos investigadores del Proyecto Multepal, basados en Guatemala, México y Estados Unidos, con profesores e investigadores K'iche', Q'eqchi', Tz'utujil y Yucatecos, comparten sus proyectos de investigación y recursos para la enseñanza del Popol Wuj. Bienvenidos.


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 Culbreth Theatre (Drama Building), located at 109 Culbreth Road. (This is also the inclement weather location.)

Un acercamiento global al activismo indígena

A Global Approach to Indigenous Activism

Saturday, April 23, 2022
10:00 am – 3:00 pm (tentative)
Location: UVA Zehmer Hall, 104 Midmont Ln, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Parking lot available in front of Zehmer Hall.

**Masks will be optional; however, CLA reserves the right to ask everyone to wear a mask if any participant indicates that that is necessary in order for them to attend safely and comfortably. We’d appreciate your understanding and cooperation. 

Macarena Gómez-Barris, "Atacama: An Integrated Research Practice" (Gerszten Family Visiting Professor)

The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese invites you to join Macarena Gómez-Barris on Thursday, April 14, from 4-5:30 pm EST as she delivers our second (Zoom) lecture of the year in the Gerszten Family Visiting Professor series. The talk, "Atacama: An Integrated Research Practice," will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish available.


News & Announcements

Graduation Announcement

May 20, 2023


The Graduation Ceremony for the Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese will follow the Lawn Ceremony on Saturday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony... Read»

Congrats to Professor Bigelow!

April 4, 2023

Professor Allison Bigelow was invited to join the Institute of Andean Studies, an independent, non-profit organization based in Berkeley, California, which is home to the oldest peer-reviewed... Read»

Fellowships & Undergraduate Research Mini-Series 2023

May 15, 2023

The Office of Citizen Scholar Development is offering a mini-series all about fellowships and undergraduate research. ... Read»

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