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Romance Languages

Garcia Pena Office
FAS

Students Protest, Pen Open Letter In Response to Professor’s Tenure Denial

Roughly 50 students staged a sit-in at University Hall Monday evening to protest the tenure denial of Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia Garcia Peña and to call on Harvard to create a formalized ethnic studies program.

Garcia Pena Office
College

Garcia Pena Office

History and Literature associate professor Lorgia García Peña was not given tenure despite student lobbying in her support.

Why I Declared
English

Why I Declared 2019: Humanities

To get some perspective on concentration declaration, we asked Flyby sophomores studying the humanities why they declared.

Romance Dept
College

Romance Dept

Professor Lorgia Garcia Peña works in the Romance Language and Literature Department. Peña is receiving vocal support from students as she is being put up for tenure.

Romance Dept
Letters

Students Lobby University to Tenure Latinx Studies Professor

More than a dozen students have launched a letter-writing campaign in support of Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literature and History and Literature Lorgia Garcia Peña’s bid for tenure.

Office of International Education
Harvard in the World

Harvard to Continue Support for Cuba Travel Despite Government Restrictions

Amid growing tensions between Cuba and the United States under the Trump administration, Harvard will continue to support students in their academic endeavors abroad in Cuba.

FAS

You Speak What?

Within the classrooms of Harvard’s smallest language classes, a wide mix of people work to grasp the unfamiliar sounds and systems of a language that few of their classmates will ever understand.

Un Concierto de Brian Chambouleyron
Music

Un Concierto de Brian Chambouleyron

Argentinian troubadour and musician Brian Chambouleyron performs a concert in Adams House Monday night as part of the Arts Argentina: Creativity and Exile Festival sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. Chambouleyron performed songs in several languages including French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Romance Novels
Literature

Accidentally in Love: Verena Conley

My big obsession right now is the question of care, in the sense of attentiveness to the world. We live in a world of censors where experience is discounted, but I still wanted to go back to a case where the woman from [this world] becomes observant and starts to look at the world better.

Humanities for Hire
College

The Humanities at Work

The universe of higher education often bemoans a "crisis" in the humanities, with supposedly dwindling numbers and few job prospects. At Harvard, humanities concentrators face a crisis of choice, attempting to balance their passions with factors like stability and employment. For Harvard graduates, the question is not so much whether you’ll get a job with a humanities degree—it’s where.

FAS

After Attacks, Harvard Library Archive Charlie Hebdo Materials

The Harvard College Library and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures are creating an archive to preserve materials related to the January attack on French humor magazine Charlie Hebdo and the aftermath of the shooting.

Gadda Goes to War
College

Gadda Goes to War

Fabrizio Gifuni performs Gadda Goes to War in the Science Center Monday evening. The performance was the final event in a three day series sponsored by The Lauro De Bosis Foundation and Tony Crolla, Vittoria Group Edinburgh.

Don Quijote in the Barker Cafe
Books

Don Quijote in the Barker Cafe

Assistant Professor Daniel A. Oteiza reads a section of Don Quijote during a Cervantes Marathon in the Barker Center Arts Cafe on Wednesday evening. The Instituto Cervantes Observatorio and Department of Romance Languages and Literatures hosted the event.

Don Quijote in the Barker Cafe
Books

Don Quijote in the Barker Cafe

Texts by Miguel de Cervantes rest on a table as speakers recite work by the Spanish writer during a Cervantes Marathon in the Barker Center Arts Cafe on Wednesday evening. The Instituto Cervantes Observatorio and Department of Romance Languages and Literatures hosted the event.

Landon Donovan
Student Life

Landon Donovan

Former United States professional soccer player Landon T. Donovan engages in a discussion with students in Fong Auditorium Wednesday afternoon as part of Romance Studies 109: The Global Game.

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