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Monday, May 15, 2017

Jesús y sus amigos Play Pictures

The Spanish beginners 2 (1112) class and Prof. Herbias Ruiz presented a play titled "Jesús y sus amigos" (Jesus and his friends) for the Easter celebration.





Friday, May 5, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Mercedes Juliá!

Dr. Mercedes Juliá was second reader in the Ph. D. Dissertation of Estefanía Tocado Orviz, former Graduate Student in the Hispanic Studies Graduate Program at Villanova University.  Dr. Juliá participated in Estefanía Tocado´s Doctoral Thesis Defense titled “Metaficción historiográfica: Memoria e identidad en la narrativa textual y fílmica española y británica posmoderna.” The defense took place on April 28th at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.  We would like to extend our Heartfelt Congratulations to Dr. Estefanía Tocado for her achievements. She will be Assistant Professor next academic year at Bucknell University.

Dr. Mercedes Juliá has been invited to participate in the Course “Juan Ramón Jiménez y América; viajes y exilios” organized by the International University of Andalucía and the Juan Ramón Jiménez Endowment. The event will take place during July 24-26 in La Rábida, Huelva. Dr. Juliá will lecture on “El destino errante de Juan Ramón Jiménez” (Juan Ramón Jiménez and his Uncertain Destiny).

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Join us for "Jesús y sus amigos" - An Original Play by the Spanish 1112 Class!

Join us for an original play in Spanish by the Spanish 1112 students titled "Jesús y sus amigos" taking place on May 2nd @ 5 pm in Tolentine 301. We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"The New Italians in the U.S." Lecture Video Available on YouTube!


Were you unable to make it to our Italian lecture last week? Worry not! It is now available to view on YouTube! 
Click the video to the right for Dr. Teresa Fiore's lecture titled "The New Italians in the U.S."

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Learn more about the Starfish Foundation on 4/26!

Co-Founder of the Starfish Foundation, Beth Awalt, comes to Villanova on Wednesday, April 26th @ 5:30pm in SAC 300 to discuss the history of education in Ecuador and the past, present, and future works of the Starfish Foundation. This foundation provides scholarship, tutoring and leadership development to youth living in extreme poverty in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Many children lack the financial resources to have adequate shelters let alone education. Come learn about volunteer, internship, and post-grad opportunities. We hope to see you there!

TODAY (4/18): "The New Italians in the US"

Join us TODAY for a talk with Dr. Teresa Fiore titled "The New Italians in the US" at 4pm in Falvey Library's Idea Accelerator!