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Monday, October 31, 2016

TOMORROW 11/1): Dia De Muertos Altar Display and Hispanic Food and Beverages!

TOMORROW
(November 1st) 
visit the 
Dia De Muertos 
(Day of the Dead) 
display and enjoy some 
Hispanic treats and hot beverages 
in Saint Augustine Center ground floor 
from 10:00 to 11:30 am!

11/2/16: “(Im)material Girls: Paradiso 15, Commentaries, and Giovanni Villani”

Join us this Wednesday, November 2nd for the second event of our Italian lecture series: Italian Boccaccio & Beauty: Literature, Art, Cinema! Kristina Olson (George Mason University) will give a talk on “(Im)material Girls: Paradiso 15, Commentaries, and Giovanni Villani” at 5pm in Falvey Library's Idea Accelerator! We hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

11/1: Dia de Muertos Altar Display in SAC Lobby!


Come visit the 

Dia De Muertos 
(Day of the Dead) 
display and enjoy some 
Hispanic treats and hot beverages 
in Saint Augustine Center ground floor 
on Tuesday, November 1 
from 10:00 to 11:30 am!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Congratulations to 2016 Philly Fellows!

Congratulations to our 2016 Philly Fellow's Daniel Shea and Sabrina Bernadel! Learn more about our fellows and their accomplishments below! 


TODAY: "New Realities of Latin American Migration to the United States"

TODAY the Latin American Studies Program presents a lecture by Dr. Emilio Parrado (U.Penn) titled "New Realities of Latin American Migration to the United States: Implications for Policy Discussions." The talk is in Falvey Library 204 and will begin at 5:00pm. Don't miss this opportunity to hear about such an important topic in our current times!

Monday, October 24, 2016

TODAY: Space and Identity in French Cinema

Today is the day! 

Join us for 
"Space and Identity in French Cinema" 
with Ludovic Cortade (NYU)
from 5-6pm in Falvey Library, Room 205. 

We hope to see you there!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Join us for Humanities Day TODAY!

Interested to learn about everything our Romance Languages and Literatures Department has to offer? Then join us TODAY for Humanities Day from 1-2:30pm in SAC 303 to learn about majoring and minoring in Spanish, French, or Italian and receive information about our study abroad programs!

"Boccaccio's Decameron and the Search for Meaning" Photos and Our Next Italian Event!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first Fall 2016 Italian lecture series event with David Lummus! Here are some photos (click to enlarge) from his lecture yesterday on "Boccaccio's Decameron and the Search for Meaning." 

The next event of our Boccaccio & Beauty: Literature, Art, Cinema Series will take place on November 2nd at 5pm in the Falvey Library Idea Accelerator. The event will feature a lecture by Kristina Olson on "(Im)material Girls: Paradiso 15, Commentaries, and Giovanni Villani." We hope you will join us!




Thursday, October 20, 2016

NEXT WEEK: French and Latin American Studies Events!

NEXT WEEK: 
Join us for "Space and Identity in French Cinema" (10/24) and "New Realities of Latin American Migration to the United States: Implications for Policy Discussions" (10/26)
Click on our posters below for more information!

TODAY: Boccaccio's Decameron & Search for Meaning


Today is the day!

 Join us this afternoon for the first event of our Italian lecture series: 
Italian Boccaccio & Beauty: Literature, Art, Cinema 
with a talk by David Lummus titled
"Boccaccio's Decameron & Search for Meaning" 
at 5pm in Falvey Library Idea Accelerator! 

We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Join us for Humanities Day on 10/21!

Interested to learn about everything our Romance Languages and Literatures Department has to offer? Then join us for Humanities Day on October 21st from 1-2:30pm in SAC 303 to learn about majoring and minoring in Spanish, French, or Italian and receive information about our study abroad programs!

TOMORROW (10/20): "Boccaccio's Decameron & Search for Meaning"

Join us for the first event of our
Italian lecture series:
Italian Boccaccio & Beauty: Literature, Art, Cinema with a talk by
David Lummus
titled "Boccaccio's Decameron & Search for Meaning"
at 5pm in Falvey Library Idea Accelerator! We hope to see you there!

Monday, October 17, 2016

NEXT MONDAY (10/24): "Space and Identity in French Cinema"

The French and Francophone Studies Program (with the generous support of the Departments of Philosophy, Geography and Environment, and Art) presents a lecture titled "Space and Identity in French Cinema" with Ludovic Cortade (NYC). The event will take place next Monday, October 24th from 5-6pm in Falvey Library, Room 205. We hope you will join us!

THIS THURSDAY: "Boccaccio's Decameron and the Search for Meaning" with David Lummus of Stanford University

THIS THURSDAY: 
Villanova Italian Studies presents the first event of the Boccaccio and Beauty: Text, Painting, Film Lecture Series. 

The first event, titled "Boccaccio's Decameron and the Search for Meaning" with David Lummus of Stanford University, will take place on October 20th at 5pm in the Idea Accelerator in Falvey Library. 

We hope to see you there!

Friday, October 7, 2016

Happy Fall Break!

Happy Fall Break Nova Nation! 
Enjoy your time off with friends and family and we will see you again October 17!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Italian Students!




ATTENTION ITALIAN STUDENTS! 

Ciao Philadelphia will be celebrating Italian Cultural Month throughout the month of October with more than 70 events in the Philly area!

To learn more, you can visit Ciao Philadelphia's website, Facebook, and check out their event brochure below!










"Boccaccio and Beauty: Text, Painting, Film" Italian Lecture Series Begins 10/20!

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!

Join us for our panel discussion TODAY!



Join us for our panel discussion
TODAY (10/5) 
with John Gibler & Paula Monaco
on 
Journalism of Empathy 
& Solidarity in Mexico 
from 3:30-5 in SAC 300!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

TOMORROW: Panel Discussion: "Journalism of Empathy and Solidarity in Mexico"

Hispanic Heritage Celebration events continue on campus this week and we hope that you can join us for our last event before the fall break! 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 (2011), 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 (2016) recovers the identity of 43 disappeared students, their families and their lives before they were disappeared by state authorities in Iguala, Guerrero in 2014.