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Shawn Austin, "From Warriors to Soldiers: Indigenous Mission Militias and Cultures of Violence in the Río de la Plata via Guaraní Worlds"

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 4-5:30 pm in Hotel A (Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation) for a talk by Shawn Austin (History, University of Arkansas). Professor Austin's lecture, "From Warriors to Soldiers: Indigenous Mission Militias and Cultures of Violence in the Río de la Plata via Guaraní Worlds," uses Guaraní-language documents to consider how colonized Indigenous people used violence to advance their own interests under Spanish colonial rule.

The life and death of Spanish poet Antonio Machado brought to life in “Flamenco y Exilio”

Read all about the Spanish Theater Group's recent performance of Flamenco y Exilio, written by Fernando Valverde and directed by Fernando Operé, in The Cavalier Daily. 


Interest meeting: Graduate certificate in Environmental Humanities

PhD students: are you interested in the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Humanities?

Please join us for a working session on the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Humanities with EH Convener Professor Charlotte Rogers on October 21st, 2022 at 3pm in the conference room in the French Department (NCH 349). 

Topics include: 

  • EH Certificate requirements

  • Funding opportunities

  • Environmental Humanities Graduate Symposium (Spring)

  • Upcoming EH events

New Graduate Certificate: Premodern Cultures

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will now be offering a new certificate program in “Premodern Cultures and Communities,” which is aimed at graduate students working in chronological fields prior to the Enlightenment, more or less. The core course for the certificate will be offered for the first time during the Spring of 2023. PhD students who are interested in connecting this certificate with their work in the department should contact professor Ricardo Padrón.

Major's Fair

Monday was a busy day at the Major's Fair in Newcomb Ballroom. Francesca Calamita and Maria Jorquera Hervás were among other faculty that represented our department. 


News & Announcements

I Casa Bolivar Literary and Artistic Contest

March 21, 2024

Casa Bolivar is calling for proposals for its I Casa Bolivar Literary and Artistic Contest.

Business Spanish Startup Expo

December 4, 2023

Come see what Business Spanish students have been working on this semester at the Business Spanish Startup Expo! December 4th, 12-12:45pm, Language Commons (NCH 298)

Inca Ephemerality with Stella Nair

December 7, 2023

Join us for a lecture with Professor Stella Nair on Inka Ephermerality, Thursday, Dec. 7, Fayweather Hall, room 102, 2-5 pm.

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