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Thursday, March 30, 2017

TODAY: Presentation of the poetry anthology La Tinusa!

TODAY: The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites you to the
presentation of the poetry anthology La Tinusa: poetas latinoamericanos in the USA, selection and preliminary study by Arturo Dávila. The book discussants are Dr. Aurora Camacho de Schmidt (Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Swarthmore College), Dr. Róger Santiváñez (Temple University) and Dr. Carlos Trujillo (Villanova University), both poets anthologized in this book.

Date: Thursday, March 30
Time: 6:00pm
Place: SAC 300
For more information please contact: Dr. Carlos Trujillo
carlos.trujillo@villanova.edu

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Department Chair Dr. Silvia Nagy-Zekmi featured in Al Día!

In today's edition of Al Día, a local Spanish-English newspaper, there is an article on the teaching of Spanish in Philadelphia featuring our department chair, Dr. Silvia Nagy-Zekmi!

http://aldianews.com/articles/culture/who-wants-study-spanish-philadelphia/47001

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

THIS THURSDAY (3/30/17): La Tinusa: poetas latinoamericanos in the USA

THIS THURSDAY: The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites you to the presentation of the poetry anthology La Tinusa: poetas latinoamericanos in the USA, selection and preliminary study by Arturo Dávila. The book discussants are Dr. Aurora Camacho de Schmidt (Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Swarthmore College), Dr. Róger Santiváñez (Temple University) and Dr. Carlos Trujillo (Villanova University), both poets anthologized in this book.    




Date: Thursday, March 30
Time: 6:00pm
Place: SAC 300
For more information please contact: 
Dr. Carlos Trujillo
carlos.trujillo@villanova.edu

Congratulations are in order!

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Our heartfelt congratulations to our May 2017 graduates of the Hispanic Studies Master's Program. Brigid Connolly, Caroline Gilfoil and Alexandra Chereches just passed their comprehensive examinations, Alexandra with distinction!

We are all proud of you!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Urbino Alumni Connect: Like us on Facebook!

Did you previously study abroad with Villanova's Urbino program and want to connect with friends and share your experiences? 

Are you interested in studying abroad in Urbino, Italy and want to connect with those who have previously done so? 

Check out our new Urbino Alumni Facebook page here:


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TODAY: Graduation Speech Contest!

Graduation Speech Contest is today! Join us in SAC 300 from 4:30-6PM for the festivities and to vote on the winner! See the poster for info!

Monday, March 20, 2017

You could earn a scholarship to study abroad in Valparaiso, Chile!

Congratulations to students Ryan Allen and Ellen Cayer for winning the Martinez-Fonts scholarship offered by the Latin American Studies Program and to Erin Donnelly for winning the scholarship from the College of Nursing! These scholarships will help students study abroad in Valparaíso, Chile this summer!

Interested in obtaining a scholarship to study abroad at the Villanova-Valparaíso Summer Program?
Contact Dr. Mercedes Julia (mercedes.julia@villanova.edu)
or The Office of Education Abroad
for more information!

Study Abroad in Valparaíso, Chile!



There is still room for a few students to join us this summer in our exciting Villanova-Valparaíso Summer Program!

Located between the Pacific Ocean and the Andean Mountains, the program offers 6 Villanova Credits and 6 weeks of total immersion in the language and culture of Latin America.


Please write to:
Dr. Mercedes Juliá (mercedes.julia@villanova.edu)

or Dr. Cristina Percoco (cristina.percoco@villanova.edu)
to get more information and to register!




Thursday, March 16, 2017

Apply to Study Abroad in Cádiz, Spain!

There is still room for the Villanova Summer Program in Cádiz, Spain. Do not miss this opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in Europe and take your Spanish language and intercultural skills to higher levels. Enjoy an uplifting experience by living with a local family and experiencing the richness of Spanish culture in your everyday life. Visit the following website and click on APPLY NOW! The DEADLINE to receive complete applications is APRIL 1!

http://www.villanova.edu/villanova/provost/abroad/findprogram/vu_programs/summer/sum_spain_lang.html