Classical & Modern Languages

  • Carnaval: A Celebration of Latin American Stories

    April 13, 2014

    Join the Hispanic American Leadership Organization as they share the influence that Hispanic culture has had on this country. This event is completely free and open to the public. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Carnaval will take place on Saturday April 26 at 6pm in the SUB Activities Room.

  • Sigma Delta Pi annual Poetry Slam!

    March 23, 2014

    Join us for Sigma Delta Pi’s annual event featuring readings of original Spanish poems, Spanish poetry in general, and Spanish karaoke. We will be having prizes for each category and maybe more. Light refreshments will be available. Admission is $1.

  • Women’s History Month events by Sigma Delta Pi

    CHICANA & A CRUSHING LOVE: CHICANAS, MOHERHOOD AND ACTIVISM 2:00pm – Saturday, March 29 – VH 1000 Screening of Sylvia Morales’s documentaries that focus on the Chicana experience and history Discussion following the documentaries Clip from A Crushing Love: DISCUSSION PANEL on LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN AND US LATINAS 2:00pm – Sunday, March 30 – […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi will be showing two movies

    March 17, 2014

    IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES 7:00pm – Friday, March 21 – VH 1000 Screening of film based upon the lives of the Mirabal sisters during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. Short pre-screening presentation on the historical and political context, focusing on women’s roles at the time. Starring Salma Hayek Trailer: LA […]

  • Women’s History Month: A Look at Latinas in America

    February 22, 2014

    Join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, for a screening of the award winning film Frida, detailing the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The movie will be Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. in VH 1000. Before the screening, Sigma Delta Pi members will offer a presentation on Kahlo’s art through […]

  • Havana’s Black Renaissance: Intellectuals and Artists of Post-Revolutionary Cuba

    February 19, 2014

    On Wednesday, February 26th,  Prof. Juanamaria Cordones-Cook (University of Missouri) will screen two of her recent documentary films, produced and directed in Cuba, on the topic of Havana’s Black Renaissance: Intellectuals and Artists of Post-Revolutionary Cuba.  The main event: 4:00pm, VH 1000 Diago: A Maroon Artist (2013) features the prominent multimedia Afro-Cuban artist, Juan Roberto […]

  • 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 […]