Recent News

Associate Professor of Spanish Colleen Culleton has received this year's President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring.
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 .
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.
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.
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!
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.