Recent News

  • 4/19/21
    "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.
  • 4/7/21
    RLL presents a four-part series of presentations examining various aspects of the poet and playwright Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca (1898-1936), his contemporaries, and his legacy. Born in the Spanish province of Granada, Lorca combines a championing of the socially marginalized, avant-garde experimentation, and reworking of Andalusian and Roma traditions such as flamenco. Assassinated near the start of the Spanish Civil War, his remains have never been found, putting him at the center of unresolved historical memory issues.
  • 3/24/21
    Please join us on Thursday April 15, 2021, at 12:00 pm EDT for a virtual presentation by Jean Luc Nancy, philosopher and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg, and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Chair at the European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Juan Manuel Garrido Wainer, Professor of Philosophy, Universidad Alberto Hurtada, Santiago, Chile, will provide commentary following.
  • 3/15/21
    It is with great sadness that RLL shares the passing of alumnus Ezequiel Luis Ruiz. Ziggy succumbed to Covid 19 on December 14, 2020.
  • 3/9/21
    The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures announces its Spring 2021 virtual lineup of Black Histories Matter and Black Lives Matter events.
  • 12/28/20
    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.