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Friday, September 30, 2016

"Ayotzinapa" Film Screening THIS MONDAY (10/3)!



MONDAY (10/3): 

Join us for a screening of
“Ayotzinapa: 
Chronicle of a State Crime” 
by Xavier Robles 
5:30-8:00pm 
in Driscoll Hall 132! 

See our poster for more info!

The Majors Fair is TODAY!


The Majors Fair is TODAY!!!


Come see us at our tables to learn more about majoring/minoring in Spanish, French, & Italian & studying abroad!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

NEXT WEEK: Hispanic Heritage Film Screening and Panel Discussion!

NEXT WEEK: Join us for the following Hispanic Heritage events - Monday (10/3) a Film Screening & Wednesday (10/5) a Panel Discussion! 

Monday, October 3
Driscoll Hall 132
5:30-8:00pm 
Film screening: Ayotzinapa: crónica de un crimen de Estado (English subtitles) by Xavier Robles. 

The documentary depicts the criminal complicity of the police and military authorities in the enforced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico in September 26-27, 2014.   





Wednesday, October 5
3:30-5:00pm
SAC 300
Panel Discussion: "Journalism of Empathy and Solidarity in Mexico: A Conversation with John Gibler and Paula Mónaco". 

John Gibler, journalist and writer. He is the author of Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt (2009), To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Inside the Drug War, Tzompaxtle: La fuga de un guerrilero (2014) and Historia oral de la infamia (2016).  

Paula Mónaco Felipe, journalist and writer. Her current book Ayotzinapa: horas eternas (2015) recovers the identity of 43 disappeared students, their families and their lives before they were disappeared by state authorities in Iguala, Guerrero in 20014 .  

Book Presentation TONIGHT!

TONIGHT (9/29): 
Join us for a book presentation: 
“Del Internet a las calles: #YoSoy132" (in English) 
4:30-6:00pm in SAC 300!

See our poster for more info!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Learn more about our FFS program TODAY!

TODAY at 6pm in Bartley 2044 come and hear about all the wonderful opportunities the French & Francophone Studies program has in store!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

TODAY: 2016 Cadiz Info Session / Pizza Party

Interested in studying abroad in Cadiz, Spain next year? Join us for our 2016 Cadiz Info Session / Pizza Party TODAY (Tuesday, September 27th) at 6:30pm in Mendel Hall G93!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Learn about our FFS program THIS WEDNESDAY (9/28)!

Come hear about all the wonderful opportunities the FFS program has in store! 

When? Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6:00pm. 

Where? Bartley 2044!

Book Presentation: “Del Internet a las calles: #YoSoy132" (in English) THIS THURSDAY!


THURSDAY (9/29): 


Join us for a book presentation:
“Del Internet a las calles: #YoSoy132" (in English) 
4:30-6:00pm in SAC 300! 

See our poster for more info!

2016 Cadiz Info Session / Pizza Party TOMORROW 9/27!

Interested in studying abroad in Cadiz, Spain next year?

Join us for our 2016 Cadiz Info Session / Pizza Party TOMORROW (Tuesday, September 27th) at 6:30pm in Mendel Hall G93!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Upcoming Hispanic Heritage Events...

Thursday, September 29
Book presentation: “Del Internet a las calles: #YoSoy132, una opción alternativa de hacer política” (in English). Edited by Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández, Villanova University. Comments by the editor and Aurelia Gómez Unamuno (Haverford College).
4:30-6:00pm
SAC 300

The manuscript explores the connections between traditional activism and cyberactivism, in the case of #YoSoy132, a student movement that emerged in Mexico in the context of the presidential campaign of 2012.


Monday, October 3
Film screening: “Ayotzinapa: Chronicle of a State Crime”
by Xavier Robles
5:30-8:00pm
Driscoll Hall 132
The documentary depicts the criminal complicity of the police and military authorities in the enforced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.  

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Beginning Next Month: New Italian Lecture Series!




NEXT MONTH (Beginning October 20th): Join us for our Italian lecture series entitled "Boccaccio and Beauty: Text, Painting, Film." See our poster for more information about upcoming events in the series!

TONIGHT: “In Search of Popular Culture in Bolivian Nation Building Process”


TONIGHT:


Join us for
“In Search of Popular Culture in Bolivian Nation Building Process”
from 4:30-5:45pm
in Falvey Library 205!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

TONIGHT: Latin American Studies Open House!



TONIGHT
join us for the 
Latin American Studies Open House
from 5:00-6:30pm 
in SAC 300!

Those needing to complete their Advanced Theology requirement...

Great news!!! 
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If you plan on spending a semester in Lille, 
any class you take in the Faculté de théologie will count
toward your Advanced Theology requirement. 
No pre-approval needed. 
How easy is that?

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Events This Week: 9/14 and 9/15!

Hispanic Heritage Events This Week: 
Latin American Studies Open House (9/14)
& Pop Culture in Bolivia Talk (9/15)!
See our posters for more 
information!
We hope to see you there!

Hispanic Heritage Events from September 8th - November 17th!





Over the next three months, we will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage with some wonderful events.

Check out our poster to see what is coming up next!

Friday, September 9, 2016

“In Search of Popular Culture in the Bolivian Nation Building Process” - 9/15!

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures and the Latin American Studies Program present “In Search of Popular Culture in the Bolivian Nation Building Process,” a talk by Dr. Jaime Omar Salinas Zabalaga (Villanova University). THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH
4:30-5:45PM IN FALVEY LIBRARY ROOM 205

The presentation explores how popular culture in Bolivia emerges as a voice that is actively and subversively involved in the building of the nation. We hope to see you there!

Latin American Studies Open House on 9/14!

Join us for the Latin American Studies Open House on Wednesday, September 14th from 5:00-6:30pm in SAC 300! 

The event will feature conversations with Venezuelan filmmaker Carlos Fung on historical film-making in Latin America, as well as Prof. Obed Arango, who will discuss the exciting projects at the Center for Culture, Art, Training and Education (CCATE). 


Come and meet the students and Professors of the Latin American Studies Program, and enjoy Colombian delicious pasabocas! We'll see you there!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

TONIGHT: "Building Bridges: Cultural Activities that Bring Communities Together"

TONIGHT (9/8 at 6pm in Falvey 205): Join us for our first Fall presentation of the Hispanic Heritage Celebrations: "Building Bridges: Cultural Activities that Bring Communities Together" by Ana Flores, executive director of the Mexican Cultural Center (MCC).

Ana Flores will discuss the activities promoted by the MCC to promote Mexican traditions and culture in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Do not miss this opportunity to learn about the upcoming exhibition "Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950" organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia.

See our poster below for upcoming Hispanic Heritage Celebrations:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

THIS THURSDAY (9/8): "Building Bridges: Cultural Activities that Bring Communities Together"

REMINDER: Thursday, September 8th at 6:00pm (Falvey 205) we will have our first presentation of the Hispanic Heritage Celebrations: "Building Bridges: Cultural Activities that Bring Communities Together" by Ana Flores, executive director of the Mexican Cultural Center (MCC).
Ana Flores will discuss the activities promoted by the MCC to promote Mexican traditions and culture in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Do not miss this opportunity to learn about the upcoming exhibition "Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950" organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia. http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/840.html

Friday, September 2, 2016

French Students Blog their Summer Abroad Adventures!

Want to find out how FFS major Isabela Mansour spent her summer? Well, check out her blog!
https://awildcatinparis.wordpress.com/blog/ 


Check out Mari Gaby's blog detailing her time spent during a one-month internship giving tours of Notre-Dame de Paris to tourists! http://lecielouvert.tumblr.com/

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Building Bridges: Cultural Activities That Bring Communities Together - 9/8 at 6pm!

Join us for our first Fall Hispanic Heritage event featuring a talk by Ana Flores, Executive Director of Philadelphia's Mexican Cultural Center, in 1 WEEK (September 8th) in Falvey Library Rm 205 at 6pm!