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Congratulations to Sergio Silva!

Please join us in congratulating Sergio Silva, a graduate student specializing in early modern Iberian studies and historical memory, on the publication of his podcast episode, "Afterlives in Stone." Brilliantly incorporating testimony from members of the African American descendants of the enslaved laborers who built the University of Virginia, archival documents from the freed communty of nineteenth-century Charlottesville, and Pablo Neruda's 20th century poetry, Sergio's podcast offers a new way of understanding historical trauma, memory, and the redress of racial inequity both locally a

ESL On the Go!

★ What?

○ A virtual English as a second language tutoring program developed to improve the English skills of native Spanish
○ Continuously running since January 2021; have or am currently working with volunteers from 8 universities
○ Spanish speakers are from the northern Delaware/Pennsylvania area
○ Volunteers are typically Spanish majors or minors from various universities

★ When?

○ Zoom meetings are tailored to volunteers’ and Spanish speakers’ availability
○ Typically 1-3 times per week for 30-60 minutes

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Fall Semester 2021

We have the great pleasure in announcing that Mr. Federico Díaz Granados will be our Distinguished Visiting Professor this Fall!

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.


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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. 

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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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