Recent News

The International Colloquium « BUFFALO: Transatlantic Crossroads of a Critical Insurrection » organized by the Humanities Institute and hosted by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University at Buffalo - SUNY will take place on October 18-20, 2018, at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara Hotel near the University's North Campus.  It will will be held concurrently with an exhibit of the documents related to the history and the development of this new intellectual trend in the many humanities Departments at the then “University of Buffalo."  The deadline for abstract submission is June 8, 2018, and conference registration will begin in September 2018.  
The National Italian American Foundation and the UB Italian Student Association co-sponsored a  Community Game Night in the Student Union lobby on April 18, 2018.   
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.  Please consult the conference program for event details.
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.