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  • Rosa Perelmuter wins $1,000,000 Mellon Grant

    Congratulations to Prof. Rosa Perelmuter, Principal Investigator of a 4-year, $1,000,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP). With additional funding from UNC, MURAP will be able to continue its … Continued

  • Celebrating an early unpublished Latin American novel on Nov. 18

    A roundtable discussion on Nov. 18 at UNC will celebrate the publication of Latin American writer José María Vargas Vila’s manuscript of his novel, En los jardines de Lesbos. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Pleasants … Continued

  • Jessica Tanner wins Lawrence R. Scherhr Award

    Jessica Tanner has received the Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award for her paper “Branding Naturalism: The Ecology of Vice in Zola” at the Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium at Princeton. The NCFS describes the prize: “In remembrance of Larry Schehr’s profound … Continued

  • Newest Members of the Department

    You may see some new faces around Dey Hall this year.  Here’s a quick introduction, though you should really try to get to know each of these amazing people better!  

  • A New Name for our 106-year-old Department

    *The following article originally appeared on the UNC Global Website* The home for research and study of the French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages and associated cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at … Continued

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