Recent News

  • 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!
  • 4/3/19
    RLL PhD student Joelle Carota has been awarded a Sigma Delta Pi Research Grant for 2019. She will use the $2000 award to support her dissertation research this coming summer.