Recent News

5/24/19
The department celebrated the achievements of the graduating class of 2019 with a ceremony and brunch on May 17, 2019. Alumna Abigail LaPlaca, 2015 summa cum laude Spanish BA graduate, was invited commencement speaker.
5/9/19
Associate Professor of Spanish Colleen Culleton has received this year's President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring.
5/31/19
The 8th Annual Romance Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Association Conference was held April 26-27, 2019, on UB's North Campus. Invited keynote speakers were Dr. John Lipski, Edwin Earl Sparks Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University; and Dr. William Egginton, Decker Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University .
5/23/19
Abby LaPlaca, 2015 summa cum laude graduate with a B.A. in Spanish, will be featured guest speaker at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures commencement celebration on May 17, 2019.
4/26/19
Paige Melin, 2013 UB BA grad with a double major in English and French Language and Literature, has won a Fulbright English Teaching Award in Senegal for 2019-2020.
5/9/19
The Modern Language Association has announced the election of Professor Elizabeth Scarlett to a five-year term on the executive committee of the forum Transdisciplinary Connections--Religion and Literature. We wish Professor Scarlett congratulations and best wishes on her new leadership role!