Modern Languages Faculty

Students interested in pursuing internship, employment, and volunteer opportunities related to modern languages, linguistics, and literatures should consult the organizations listed below. ARABIC Council on Foreign Relations. CFR’s volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, […]

On Tuesday November 27, professors Alessandro Daniele and Alessia Valfredini led a “lezione di cucina” (cooking class) in which they demonstrated (and had the students engage in) cooking pasta alla puttanesca, in a vegetarian and more traditional, anchovy-laden version. Students raved about the results. The event was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Aramark and […]

SPAN 3770, Cultures of Memory and Postmemory in Contemporary Chile, is now accepting students. This course will explore artifacts and movements of Chile’s cultural memory—literature, criticism, film, photography, and other media—that illuminate efforts to come to terms with the country’s dictatorial past. We will also discuss these artifacts in light of the idea of “postmemory”: […]

Please join us for this talk by Cecily Raynor of McGill University at 4:00 pm on Monday, November 19: “Digital Transhispania: Reading and Writing Towards Other Worlds.” Dr. Raynor has been doing groundbreaking work on the digital humanities in the Spanish-speaking and Lusophone worlds, and will speak to us about her research on cultural formation and communities […]