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Thursday, February 25, 2016

"Romans Decomposed: Senescence and Decline in the New Italian Cinema" on 3/17/16 at 5pm!

REMINDER:
The Italian Studies Program proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Brendan Hennessey (SUNY Binghamton) titled "Romans Decomposed: Senescence and Decline in the New Italian Cinema" on March 17, 2016 at 5pm in the Idea Accelerator in Falvey Library!

Dr. Hennessey’s current book focuses on neorealist director Luchino Visconti, and explores the relationship between formalism and realism in the postwar Italian blockbuster. His scholarly interests include: auteur and popular cinema, the modern novel, representations of technology, theories of adaptation, and Italian American cultural studies.

REMINDER: Graduate Open House 3/8/16 at 4:30pm!

REMINDER: Attend the Graduate Open House to learn about the new options in the Hispanic Graduate Program offered by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 4:30pm - 7:00pm Villanova Room in the Connelly Center!

“Transgender in the Nineteenth Century” Lecture 3/9/2016

We hope you will join us for “Transgender in the Nineteenth Century,” a lecture by Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University) Wednesday, March 9th in Falvey Memorial Library Rm 205 at 4:30pm. The event is co-sponsored by Gender and Women’s Studies and Nineteenth-Century French Studies. See you there!

https://go.activecalendar.com/Villanova/event/transgender-in-the-nineteenth-century/

Friday, February 19, 2016

Reflections on Teaching and Learning Online: Today!

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites all interested faculty to a roundtable discussion on teaching and learning languages and literatures online TODAY, Feb. 19, 2:30 p.m., in the Idea Accelerator. Faculty and students will share their perspectives on effective strategies and tools for achieving common learning objectives in the online environment. Focus will be on synchronous and asynchronous courses offered during the summer sessions. Includes a brief overview of the basic features of Adobe Connect. Food and refreshments will be served.

If you have questions, please contact: cristina.percoco@villanova.edu 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Tournées Film Festival Screening: "Hiroshima Mon Amour"

The Tournées Film Festival begins TONIGHT at 8pm in Connelly Center Cinema with a screening of "Hiroshima Mon Amour" featuring an introduction by Dr. John Carvalho (Philosophy). All films are ACS approved and free to the public. Students enrolled in FFS classes will earn extra credit for each film they attend! See you there!

Summer Study Abroad Program at the University of Cádiz, Spain Information Session & Pizza Party!

Interested in the 2016 Summer Study Abroad Program at the University of Cádiz, Spain? Join us TODAY (2/18) at 7:00 pm in Mendel Hall G93 for our Information Session & Pizza Party!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Tournées Film Festival: 2/18/16 - 2/22/16

The Tournées Film Festival
begins TOMORROW 
Thursday, February 18th 
at 8pm in 
Connelly Center Cinema
with a screening of the French film 
"Hiroshima mon amour."

We hope you will join us tomorrow night and future festival screenings listed on the poster to the left!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Graduate Program in Hispanic Studies Open House

Want to learn more about our
Graduate Program in Hispanic Studies?
Join us at our Graduate Open House on
Tuesday, March 8th
from 4:30pm - 7:00pm

in the Villanova Room
in Connelly Center!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bridging Cultures: The Importance of the Spanish Language in the United States

THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF ALPHA PSI LAMBDA NATIONAL, INC.
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY COLONY
AND
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
PROUDLY PRESENT:

"Bridging Cultures: The Importance of the Spanish Language in the United States"
Presented By:
Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Mexican Literature & Latin American Studies


When: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Where: Tolentine Hall Room 215
Food and Refreshments will be served.