Recent News

  • 10/15/21
    Latinx Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) is an important symbolic gesture at the national level. It signifies that we Latinxs are present in the social, cultural, and political life of the United States, even as we continue to face discrimination and racism. We fully intend this series of conversations to make a statement that we Latinxs are here at the University at Buffalo, and we are ready to serve as a bridge between UB and the Hispanic communities of Buffalo/Niagara and beyond.
  • 10/14/21
    RLL announces the Fall 2021 Melodia E. Jones Endowed Chair Seminar Series "Rethinking Universalism in 21st Century France." Organized by Visiting Melodia E. Jones Endow Chair Mame-Fatou Niang, the seminar seeks to define universalism à la française, to think about its futures and forms in the 21st century.
  • 9/27/21
    Prof. David Castillo, Professor of Spanish and UB Humanities Institute Director, is Co-PI on a $750,000 NSF Planning Grant addressing the topic of disinformation. The investigation dovetails with Prof. Castillo's most recent book, "Undeceptions: Cervantine Strategies for the Disinformation Age."
  • 6/24/21
    The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is offering beginning and intermediate levels of online asynchronous Kreyol language instruction to accommodate students' scholastic and/or work schedules. Periodic individual or group meetings (by appointment) with the instructor are required.
  • 5/10/21
    On Friday afternoon, May 7, 2021, initiation was conducted via Zoom for eleven students whose academic achievement and commitment to Spanish qualified them to join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Honor Society for Spanish.
  • 4/28/21
    "Looking to the Future: Utopias and New Spaces," the 10th annual RLL GSA Conference, will be held April 23-24, 2021. Zoom Preregistration and program details are now available.