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Foreign Languages and Literatures

Events

"Perspectives on the Hispanic World"

March 1, 4PM: Robert Farris Thompson ("Yoruba Art and Culture"). Co-sponsored by the Division of Humanities and Arts and the Rifkind Center


March 18, 6PM, Great Hall:
Junot Díaz
(Book reading and signing). Co-sponsored by the office of the President, CCNY


March 21, 9:30AM, Aaron Davis Hall:
Yoani Sánchez
(A dialogue with Professor Carlos Riobó). Co-sponsored by the office of the President, CCNY


April 3, 5PM, Rifkind Center:
Sylvia Molloy
(A conversation with Professor Carlos Riobó). Co-sponsored by the Rifkind Center


April 18, 6PM, Rifkind Center:
Carlos Eire
(Sponsored by the Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau and The Rifkind Center)


April 24, 12 Noon, NAC 1/203:
Richard Blanco, 2013 Presidential Inaugural Poet (reading and Q/A). Co-sponsored by the Division of Humanities and Arts and with the participation of the English Department


April 25, 5PM:
Angelina Muñiz-Huberman (Speaking on "Hispanic-American Kabbalah-Cábala hispano hebrea"). Co-sponsored by CONACULTA and CWE Sciame Auditorium at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, Room 107

 

May 9, 6PM, Rifkind Center:
Lina Meruane - Lina Meruane will discuss her work in a conversation with Professor Jaime Manrique.

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Abby Kornfeld - Lecture on Tuesday, April 30, from 3-4:30PM at the Rifkind Center (6th floor NAC 6/316).

"Meaning in the Margins:Text and Image in the Medieval Haggadah"

Abby Kornfeld is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She was awarded a Chester Dale Fellowship to research and write her dissertation entitled "Out of the Margins: Toward a Reassessment of Medieval Jewish Aesthetic Production."

Latest News:

We are very pleased to announce that the following students from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures were awarded the $10,000 Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarship to aid in their graduate studies:  Jasmin Figueroa, Judith Cunningham, and Jaime Mundo. Congratulations!

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Former M.A. Student Rubén Sánchez Féliz, has published his latest novel, Beatriz, and has been awarded the Premio de Novela Federico García Godoy.

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The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and The Italian Program invite you to attend the:
Italian Theater Practicum
A workshop led by Vittorio Capotorto,
Founder & Artistic Director of Teatromania

DATES AND HOURS:
Info Session: February 21, 12:30pm, in HR 10
The workshop will be held for four consecutive Thursdays (February 28; March 7; 14; 21) from 12:30 to 1:45pm in NAC 6/121

Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto
A lecture by Luigi Boccia
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
2:00 pm, NAC 1/209 

An event presented by:
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
The Italian Language Program and the Italian Club of CCNY

Christ in Concrete (1939)
A lecture by Richard Di Donato

Thursday, April 18, 2013
12:30 pm, NAC 1/202

An event presented by:
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
The Italian Club, and The Immigration Center,
in collaboration with
The Department of Anthropology, English, and Political Science

"Alterity and Violence: The Case of Abe Kobo."
A lecture by Professor Richard Calichman

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
12:30 PM - NAC 5/223-A
(conference room) 

An event presented by:
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures