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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is committed to an interdisciplinary, international, and collaborative vision of the study of language, literature, and culture. RLL is a diverse and dynamic academic unit offering undergraduate majors and minors in its core areas of French, Italian, and Spanish, and graduate concentrations in French, Spanish, and Romance Linguistics. In addition, we have emerging pedagogical and research interests in Catalan and Portuguese. RLL has cross-disciplinary strengths in Iberian and Latin American Studies, Francophone Canadian, Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Studies, Early Modern Studies, Cultural Studies, (Post)Colonial Studies, Urban and Landscape Studies, Gender Studies, Disability Studies, Poetry, Theater and Performance, Film, and Romance Linguistics.

Francophone Film Series

on Mon, 2015/10/05 - 12:27pm

In honor of National French Week, the UB French Club has the pleasure of presenting the Senagalise film, Faat Kiné, this Wednesday (October 7th) at 6:30pm in Norton 112. An introduction and discussion of the film will be led by RLL Graduate Student Maria Sinon. The film will be shown in French with English subtitles. This event is free. For more information:  We hope to see you there!



RLL Study Abroad Forum, Monday, October 5, 2015

on Mon, 2015/09/28 - 1:18pm

Interested in studying abroad?  In making it part of your RLL course of study? Come to the annual student-to-student RLL Study Abroad Forum - Monday, October 5, 2015, 2pm, Clemens 904.

You'll be able to:

  • hear first-hand about the experiences of RLL students who've recently returned - and ask them questions
  • earn how studying abroad may count toward an RLL major or minor
  • get details on UB's new summer study abroad program in Argentina
  • enjoy coffee, tea, and a snack, compliments of RLL

We hope you'll join us!



Spanish Conversation Table / Mesa de conversación UB

on Thu, 2015/09/24 - 12:35pm

Meetings are every Tuesday in Clemens 904, from 1:00pm - 1:50pm. While Fall classes are in session. All skill levels welcomed and encouraged.
We will have food, drinks and fun activities throughout the semester, so be sure to like us on Facebook ("Mesa de conversación UB").

Spanish Conversation Table

on Thu, 2015/09/24 - 8:44am

¿Quieres hablar español?  


Then come join us at the Spanish Conversation Table!

Meetings are every Tuesday in Clemens 904, from 1:00pm - 1:50pm.

All skill levels welcomed and encouraged!


We will have food, drinks and plenty of fun and exciting activities throughout the semester so be sure to like us on Facebook at: