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Sepúlveda presents book of poetry at NY Public Library

  Jesús Sepúlveda presented his latest book of poetry, entitled Secoya at the New York Public Library on June 22, 2015. About fifty people gathered on a Monday evening to hear poetry in Spanish at the Fifth Avenue landmark building. The event, called “Noche vestida de versos,” was a ...

First Annual SHL Potluck/Convivio

On a sunny and warm evening, the 19th of May, at the Many Nations Longhouse, the Spanish Heritage Language Program hosted its First Annual Spring Convivio to celebrate the end of a successful academic year and to honor the graduating seniors who have participated in SHL while completing their ...

Wacks publishes book on Sephardic literature

from publisher website:  Double Diaspora in Sephardic Literature: Jewish Cultural Production Before and After 1492. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. The year 1492 has long divided the study of Sephardic culture into two distinct periods, before and after the expulsion of Jews from ...

2015 Romance Languages Newsletter

The 2015 Romance Languages Newsletter is in print, 12 beautiful pages full of news and photos of our faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Many thanks to our tireless editor, Prof. André Djiffack. Click here to download the pdf: RL Newsletter 2015

RL French Major Kaela Thomas speaks on the value of learning a language

Kaela Thomas (French ’15) delivered the following address at the RL Spring Social and Awards Ceremony (Tuesday, May 19th): Thank you for having me, and congratulations to all the scholarship recipients and to all the students, whether earning your BAs, MAs or PhDs. When I was asked to speak ...

Rigoletto introduces free screening of Cinema Paradiso at the Bijoux

The Italian program and the Department of Romance Languages present: A Special Screening of CINEMA PARADISO (Dir. Giuseppe Tornatore) Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Film When: Thursday May 21st 7.00pm Where: Bijou Art Cinema on 13th Free Entrance with a UO card Prof. Sergio Rigoletto (Italian and ...

Enjuto Rangel publishes on women poets across Atlantic

Julia de Burgos (1914-1953) Source: Wikipedia Associate Professor of Spanish Cecilia Enjuto Rangel has published an article entitled “Weaving National and Gender Politics: A Transatlantic Reading of Rosalía de Castro and Julia de Burgos’s Poetic Projects” in CENTRO: Journal of the Center ...

García-Pabón publishes edition and study of 19th-century Bolivian poet

Professor of Spanish Leonardo García-Pabón recently published an edition of La creación, y otros poemas by Bolivian poet Manuel José Tovar (1831-1869). “La creación” is one of the most important works of Bolivian 19th-century romantic poetry. A rewriting of the biblical Genesis, this long ...

Wacks on Hebrew translation of Amadís de Gaula

Associate Professor of Spanish David Wacks has published an essay titled “Reading Amadís in Constantinople: Imperial Spanish Fiction in the Key of Diaspora,” pp. 183-207 in In and Of the Mediterranean: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies, eds. Núria Silleras-Fernández and Michelle ...
A miniature from the Paris manuscript of the Book of the Knight Zifar (source: Wikipedia)

Wacks publishes article on fourteenth-century Book of the Knight Zifar

Associate Professor of Spanish David Wacks has published an article titled “Translation of Texts and of Relics As Symbolic Capital In Caballero Zifar” in La corónica 43.1 (2014): 115-140. The article deals with the early fourteenth-century romance known as the Book of the Knight Zifar, in ...
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