Recent News

  • Students Welcomed into Pi Delta Phi, National French Honor Society
    Sixteen UB students were welcomed into the Pi Delta Phi National French Honor Society for the 2022-2023 academic year. Pi Delta Phi recognizes outstanding scholarship in and support of the languages, literatures, and cultures of the French-speaking world.
  • Proust and Literary Experience: New for Fall 2022
    RLL announces FR 526/COL 542 Proust and Literary Experience I for Fall 2022.
  • RLL Commencement Celebration 2022
    The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures honored the graduation of undergraduate and graduate students with a celebration at UB's Center for Tomorrow, May 20, 2022. Class of 2020 alum Jaycee Miller spoke to the graduates' resilience, flexibility and determination to succeed throughout the pandemic, excellent preparation for life in the "real world."
  • RLL fetes the retirement of Margarita Vargas, associate professor of Spanish
    The department honored Magui's 37 years of teaching, research and service to UB with a celebration May 16, 2022.
  • Students initiated into Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Spanish Honor Society
    On Friday, May 13, 2022, initiation was conducted for ten students whose academic achievement and commitment to Spanish qualified them to join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Honor Society for Spanish.
  • RLL/Linguistics Student Language Research Celebration May 6, 2022
    Join the departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and Linguistics to celebrate your language and linguistics projects! We invite undergraduate students to present brief presentations (10-15 minutes) on topics related to language in any way, with a focus on honors theses, term projects, independent studies, and collaborative projects.