Classical & Modern Languages

  • Sigma Delta Pi Carnation Sale

    January 14, 2014

    Carnation sale poster.

  • “What Everyone Should Know About Second Language Acquisition” by Dr. Bill VanPatten

    January 9, 2014

    Prof. VanPatten is internationally known for his work in second language acquisition (SLA) and second language instruction, and especially for the relationship between theory and practice. Sponsored by the School of Arts and Letters, the Classical and Modern Languages Department & the Department of English and Linguistics. See poster here.

  • Classics Alive & Kicking: Plautus’ Haunted House

    November 19, 2013

    Classics Alive & Kicking: Plautus’ Haunted House on Monday, December 2, 7:00 pm in BH 228. Come and watch a reading performance of Plautus’ Mostellaria (The Haunted House) in Latin (with English summaries). Sponsored by the LATN 355 Readings in Latin Drama class and classics faculty.

  • Racism Workshop

    October 25, 2013

    The members of the Hispanic American Leadership Organizaton invite you to participate in a racism workshop led by members of a Mexican-American band from Los Angeles, “Las Cafeteras.” Enjoy their thought-provoking comments, and help us battle racism in our communities. This event will take place on November 3, 2013 in MG 2001 from 2PM-4PM. Also […]

  • Día de los Muertos

    October 22, 2013

    Día de los Muertos Join Sigma Delta Pi and learn about the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), an important Hispanic celebration, on Tuesday, October 29 (MG 2001) at 5:30 p.m. Facebook event:   Also, celebrate el Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Thursday, October 31, by purchasing delicious skull […]

  • Pan’s Labyrinth

    October 17, 2013

    Join Sigma Delta Pi for a showing of the award-winning film Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)! Set in post-civil war Spain, an imaginative young girl Ofelia moves to live with her mother and new stepfather, the cruel Captain Vidal. There, she encounters a mysterious faun who gives her three tasks to prove that she […]

  • Roman Comedy on Stage

    October 14, 2013

    Announcing “Roman Comedy on Stage,” a presentation by Timothy Moore, author of Music in Roman Comedy (Cambridge University Press 2012). Dr. Moore is the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics and Chair of the Department of Classics at Washington University in St. Louis. Join the Department of Classical and Modern Languages as we […]

  • Hispanic Study Abroad Photo Contest: People and Places!

    September 17, 2013

    Hispanic Study Abroad Photo Contest: People and Places! Sigma Delta Pi is having a study abroad photo contest! Please send pictures from your study abroad experiences in Spanish-speaking countries by Wednesday, October 9 to with the subject: SDP Study Abroad Photo Contest With each photo, please give: your name, location/country, when you studied abroad. […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi activities

    September 6, 2013

    ¡Quesadilla Sale on the Quad! Sigma Delta Pi will be selling delicious quesadillas on the Quad on Thursday, October 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $2 cheese, $3 chicken 10% of the proceeds will go to the Vera Piper Endowed Scholarship Fund.   Spanish Civil War Presentations Join Sigma Delta Pi for informational sessions […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi’s Sonidos

    August 21, 2013

    Sigma Delta Pi is hosting a radio show on KTRM 88.7 showcasing Spanish-language music. There will be a show every Wednesday from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. We hope you can listen and enjoy! If you have any questions, please contact