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!
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!
Interested to learn about everything our Romance Languages and Literatures Department has to offer? Then join us TODAY for Humanities Dayfrom 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!
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!
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!
Join us for the first event of our Italian lecture series: Italian Boccaccio & Beauty: Literature, Art, Cinemawith 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!
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: 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.
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'swebsite, Facebook, and check out their event brochure below!
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
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.