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Friday, February 27, 2015

The Urbino Study Abroad Program is on Facebook!

Interested in or currently studying abroad in Urbino, Italy? Visit and like the new Facebook page for information and updates!


The FINAL Dante Series Lecture on March 16, 2015

The fourth and final lecture of the Dante Series, "Dante and the New World Project" by Mary Watt (University of Florida) will take place March 16, 2015 at 4pm in the Speakers' Corner of Falvey Library! We hope you will join us as we bring this wonderful and enlightening series to a close!


Happy Spring Break!


Monday, February 16, 2015

"The road to Velázquez" THIS THURSDAY (2/19/15)!


Join us THIS THURSDAY 
for "The road to Velázquez" 
by Dr. Miguel Hermoso 
on 2/19/15 in Garey Hall Events Room at 3pm! 

Friday, February 13, 2015

"Dante's Europe" on YouTube!

The third lecture of the Dante Series titled "Dante's Europe" is now up on YouTube!

The lecture was given by Giuseppe Mazzotta of Yale University and took place on January 22, 2015 from 4-6pm in the Villanova Cinema at the Connelly Center. 


You can watch the lecture here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqfwna58RVI&index=3&list=PL_Z9mt0HJeslVlgGTG_7NNpQcLVZ1VXMo

The fourth and final lecture of the Dante Series, "Dante and the New World Project" by Mary Watt (University of Florida) will take place March 16, 2015 at 4pm in the Speakers' Corner of Falvey Library. We hope you will join us as we bring this wonderful and enlightening series to a close!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Reminder: Lecture by Dr. Kim Potowski TOMORROW!

Join us TOMORROW (February 12, 2015) at 4pm in Room 101 in the Law School for Dr. Kim Potowski's lecture "No Child Left Monolingual: Why languages are of critical importance in the U.S."


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Romance Language & Literatures Department Basketball Tournament!

Romance Language students: Are you interested in participating in a basketball tournament? If so, contact Dr. Luca Cottini at luca.cottini@villanova.edu to sign up! Click on the pictures of the poster below for more information!




"Protests and Parties: Making Sense of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil" by Dr. Bruno Carvalho


The Department of Romance Languages 
and the program in Latin American Studies 
presents a lecture by:

Dr. Bruno Carvalho
(Princeton University) 
"Protests and Parties: Making Sense of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil". 


The lecture will take place on:
Monday, April 13, 2015 at 4pm 
in Driscoll Hall 132

The event is ACS approved 
and we hope to see you there!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

"Où est Charlie?" featured in the Villanovan

The event "Où est Charlie?", a discussion of the recent events in Paris that was held last week in Falvey Library, was featured in the Villanovan today. To read the article, click on the picture below:

Join us for a lecture by Kim Potowski, PhD in 1 WEEK!

In 1 WEEK, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is proud to present a lecture by leading researcher and public speaker, Kim Potowski, PhD. Her lecture “No Child Left Monolingual: Why languages are of critical importance in the U.S.” will take place Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4 pm in the Laurence E. Hirsch Classroom (Room 101) in the VU Law School.

The lecture is ACS approved and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The event is co-sponsored by: VPAA, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Cognitive Science Program, Dept. of Public Administration, Writing & Rhetoric Program, College of Nursing, Law School, Office of Education Abroad.

We hope you will join us!





Wednesday, February 4, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS TO RYAN MORRISON ON HIS BRASA AWARD!

Ryan Morrison, Graduate Student in the Hispanic Studies Program,  was awarded a BRASA scholarship to study in Brazil this summer 2015. Mr. Ryan Morrison received a BA  in History and a Certificate in Latin American Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009.  BRASA is an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who support and promote Brazilian studies in all fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences and is granted by the Brazilian Studies Association. The award attests for the high quality of  proposals,  selected among a large number of very good applications from different fields. The award amount is $1,500.