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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.

Congratulations!

on Fri, 2016/04/22 - 10:58am

Contratulations to Tanya Farnung-Morrison, who has accepted a tenure-track position at Truckee Meadows Community College as Foreign Language Instructor in Reno, Nevada. She will be teaching Spanish and French.

RLL Newsletter April 2016

on Mon, 2016/04/18 - 7:31pm

Click here to read RLL's latest newletter.

 

 

Framing the Self(ie): Heterogeneity of Identities in (non)spaces

on Fri, 2016/04/01 - 11:57am

RLL is hosting the 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference for Romance Languages and Literatures.
Framing the Self(ie): Heterogeneity of Identity in (non) Heterogeneity of Identities in (non) Spaces.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Charles Batson, Union College
"The Dissolving [of the] Self: Early Twentieth-Century French Dance Theater"

April 1st, 2016 4:00 PM Norton 112
Conference

Breakfast : 8.30 - 9.00 - Clemens 904

Session I - 9.00 - 10.00AM
“Je me souviens”: The “I” in Québécois - Clemens 902
Relation – Trans – Révolution : le processus de la transformation de l’identité dans la cinématographie québécoise
Geneviève Oliveira (F)
The transforming body of the Loup-garou and Creation of the Quebecois Identity
Cynthia Jones
Moderator: Isabelle Fournier

“I am only one, but I am one” - Clemens 930

Framing the Self(ie)

on Wed, 2016/03/30 - 2:17pm

RLL is hosting the 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference for Romance Languages and Literatures. 

 

Framing the Self(ie): Heterogeneity of Identity in (non) Heterogeneity of Identities in (non) Spaces. 

The Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Charles Batson, Union College

"The Dissolving [of the] Self: Early Twentieth-Century French Dance Theater"

April 1st, 2016 4:00 PM Norton 112

Major Gift for Quebec Studies at UB

on Tue, 2016/03/29 - 6:14pm

A week ago, eight boxes of books arrived at the UB Library. These books come from the personal collection of Professor Myrna Delson-Karan, a Ph.D. from New York University who has held professorships at N.Y.U. and Syracuse University. She is a Commandeur dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques awarded by the French Government, a Chevalière dans l'Ordre National du Quebec, and is a former President of ACSUS (Association for Canadian Studies in the United States). Professor Delson-Karan has graciously bequeathed her collection of books on Quebec to the UB Quebec Studies Center on campus.

It is with great interest that Professor Delson-Karan has followed the rapid development of the outstanding program of Canadian Studies created in 2008 by Professor Munroe Eagles (Transnational Studies) and

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