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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Today's Events: PIZZA and TACOS!





Dr. Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández's talk about the 

"History & Politics of Maize & Tortillas in Mexico"
is TODAY at 6pm!
Join us for an informative lecture and TACOS! :-)


Then, join us for our

information session/pizza party
about the 
Cádiz Study Abroad Program
tonight at 7:30pm in Mendel G93! 




We hope to see you at both of our events today!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

"History & Politics of Maize & Tortillas in Mexico" on 10/29!





Dr. Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández's talk about the "History & Politics of Maize & Tortillas in Mexico" is 10/29! Taco tasting included! ;-)

Monday, October 26, 2015

"La Jaula de Oro" Screening this Wednesday!

The Foreign Film Series continues this Wednesday (10/28) with the Mexican film "La Jaula de Oro" at 7pm in SAC 300! We hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Celebrate Dia de Muertos with us on November 2nd!


Join us to celebrate 

Dia de Muertos
(Day of the Dead) 
on Monday, November 2, 2015 
from 10:00am—11:30am 
on the ground floor of St. Augustine Center! 

An altar and traditional food and hot beverages to remember our loved ones. 

We hope to see you there!

"Student Movements in Mexico" Teach-In Photos





Our "Student Movements in Mexico: From 1968 to Ayotzinapa" teach-in earlier this month was a great success! Here are some photos from the event:





Wednesday, October 21, 2015

"The Difference Italy Makes" in Fashion with CEO of Bottega Veneta, Mr. Carlo Alberto Beretta!

What a wonderful night yesterday with Mr. Carlo Alberto Beretta, the CEO of Bottega Veneta! Thank you to everyone who joined us in learning the role that Italian culture plays in global fashion.

Don't miss the third installment of "The Difference Italy Makes" lecture series as we delve into the pharmaceutical industry on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 5pm!

"Between Science and Management. An Italian in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry"
Ferdinando Aspesi, Vice President- Senior Advisor
Group Quality Novartis.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 5pm
Idea Accelerator in Falvey Memorial Library






Cádiz Info Session and Pizza Party!

Interested in the Cádiz, Spain Semester Study Abroad Program? 
Attend our Info session / PIZZA party on 
Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 pm in Mendel G93!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Humanities Day & 2nd "The Difference Italy Makes" Lecture Today!

We hope you will join us for two events today! 


The first is Humanities Day where you can learn about our program and how a major or minor in Romance Languages can be a major asset in your future career path! We'll be in SAC 303 from 1-4 to answer any questions you may have!










The second is the second lecture in The Difference Italy Makes lecture series, titled "Tradition, Elegance, and Craftsmanship. The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta" with Carlo Alberto Beretta, the CEO of Bottega Veneta! The lecture will begin at 4:30pm at the Nydick Family Commons in Bartley Hall!

Find us at the Majors Fair this Friday 10/23!

The Majors Fair: 10/23
Find us at the Romance Language table at the Majors Fair! Play the game of life and find your major and minor! Food and prizes included! 
Friday, Oct. 23, 1-4 p.m., The Villanova Room

If you have questions, please contact: as-ous@villanova.edu

Monday, October 19, 2015

Join us for Humanities Day TOMORROW!

Welcome back from Fall Break, Nova Nation! TOMORROW is Humanities Day! Please join us in SAC 303 to learn about the many opportunities a major or minor in Romance Languages can bring you! 

TOMORROW: Tradition, Elegance, and Craftsmanship. The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta

Join us TOMORROW to learn about the difference Italy makes in the fashion industry w/ the CEO of Bottega Veneta!


Monday, October 12, 2015

On October 20th: "Tradition, Elegance and Craftmanship. The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta"


"Tradition, Elegance and Craftmanship. The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta"
by Carlo Alberto Beretta (CEO of Bottega Veneta)
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 4.30pm
Nydick Family Commons in Bartley Hall

This lecture will explore the difference Italy makes in the fashion industry. The CEO of Bottega Veneta, one of the most wide-recognized luxury brands in Italy, will introduce attendees to a singular model of entrepreneurship, present one of the fastest growing businesses in Italy, and discuss the key role that Italian culture plays in global fashion.

We hope you will join us!


Friday, October 9, 2015

First lecture in "The Difference Italy Makes" Lecture Series on YouTube!


The first lecture in "The Difference Italy Makes" lecture series is available on YouTube! The first lecture, titled "A Century of Pasta. De Cecco and The Italian Culture of Food," explores the difference Italy makes in the global food industry. The CEO of Pasta De Cecco presents one of Italy’s most widely-recognized businesses, introduces a singular model of entrepreneurship, and discusses the relationship between Italian food and culture.

The next lecture in "The Difference Italy Makes" lecture Series is:
"Tradition, Elegance, and Craftsmanship. The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta" 
by Carlo Alberto Beretta, CEO of Bottega Veneta
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 4:30pm
Nydick Family Commons in Bartley Hall

We hope to see you there!


Thursday, October 8, 2015

"Student Movements in Mexico: From 1968 to Ayotzinapa" TODAY!





Today is the day! 

Please join us as we remember "Student Movements in Mexico: From 1968 to Ayotzinapa" 
at 3pm in SAC 300! 


Monday, October 5, 2015

Careers in International Development Day

Interested in an international career? 
Check out Villanova CRS Partnership's 
"Careers in International Development Day" 
on November 16th!

Romance Languages and Literatures Faculty Members Celebrate Mendel Medal Awardee


Romance Languages and Literatures faculty members celebrated this years' Mendel Medal awardee, Nobel Prize-Winning Biochemist, Brian Kobilka, MD.