Recent News

High school French students from across Western New York participated in the annual Excellence in French Studies Competition held at SUNY at Buffalo on Saturday, April 14th. Eighteen committed and motivated students braved cold and stormy weather early on a Saturday morning to complete a rigorous dictée excerpted from Le Petit Prince.  The competition is co-sponsored and funded by the SUNY at Buffalo Melodia Jones Fund Chair.
Paola M. (Giacobbe) Kersch, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Foreign Languages at D'Youville College, will serve as keynote speaker at the annual departmental commencement celebration. The event will take place at 10 am  May 18, 2018, at UB's Center for Tomorrow.
Italian Studies presents “La ragazza del lago”  Wednesday May 2, 2018 at 4pm in Clemens Hall 902.
RLL's 7th annual graduate student conference "Spectacular, Spectacular!  Truth, Violence, Politics and Performance," featuring keynote speaker Dr. Kathleen Long of Cornell University, will take place April 27-28, 2018 in Clemens Hall on UB's North Campus.   
RLL Associate Professor of French and UB Humanities Institute Fellowship recipient Amy Graves Monroe will speak at the Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center on April 13, 2018.
Italian Studies at UB presents: Ti Amo in Tutte Le Lingue Del Mondo