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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Mercedes Juliá on her New Book!

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures would like to congratulate Dr. Mercedes Juliá on her new book!

The first volume of Vida, Days of My Life, the unfinished autobiography by Juan Ramón Jiménez, structured, studied and with multiple notes by Drs. Mercedes Juliá and Mª Ángeles Sanz Manzano, has just been published by Pre-Textos in their prestigious collection of Contemporary Classics. March 2014. 884 pages.


The book is being reviewed by the Spanish Press (El País, ABC, La Razón, El Mundo) and the presses of different countries in Central and South America.


Monday, March 24, 2014

Congratulations to Zachary Hayes and Manuel Olmedo!

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures would like to congratulate Zachary Hayes and Manuel Olmedo, who have been accepted and obtained assistantships into great Universities towards their Ph. D.  Zach Hayes was accepted into the Ph.D. programs of the University of Virginia, the University of California at San Diego, and The Johns Hopkins University. Manuel Olmedo was accepted into the Ph.D. program at the University of Chicago. We are proud of your achievements and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!




A Presentation by Pianist José García-­León hosted by Sigma Delta Pi

The Spanish Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, is proud to announce a lecture by pianist, José García-León. García-León is a first prize winner of numerous national and international competitions, including the Artist International Competition of New York.

His presentation, "The Power of duende. An introduction to Flamenco Music", will be held on April 11, 2014 in Garey Hall Lounge at 6:00pm.


"THE SPANISH CRAZE: AMERICA DISCOVERS THE ARTS AND CULTURE OF THE HISPANIC WORLD" Lecture by Richard Kagan

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures was happy to host a lecture by RICHARD KAGAN, Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor of Early Modern European History, Emeritus The Johns Hopkins University:

"THE SPANISH CRAZE: AMERICA DISCOVERS THE ARTS AND CULTURE OF THE HISPANIC WORLD" ca. 1890-ca. 1930

on Thursday March 13, 3:40 p.m. in Falvey Library, Room 205.