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Romance and Classical Studies

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Welcome to the Department of Romance and Classical Studies! Our department fosters the study of the human experience as expressed in the languages, literatures, and cultures of France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and ancient Greece and Rome. We enable students to become proficient in these languages and think critically about their world.

New Book from Prof. Nancy Marino

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El Cancionero de Valencia. Mss. 5593 de la Biblitoeca Nacional. Edición y estudio preliminar de Nancy F. Marino. Arxius i Documents 56. Valencia: Institució Alfons el Magnànim, 2014.

 

Study Abroad - Florence, Italy

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Congratulations, RCS Graduate Class of 2014!

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For additional pictures of the RCS Graduate Class of 2014, click here.

NEWS

Check out RCS Past Events and Alumni News in Pictures
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La Hora Española

Fall 2014 Hours:

Tuesdays - 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Wednesday - 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Held in B-135 Wells Hall


FRENCH HELP ROOM

Fall 2014 Hours:

Tuesday/Thursday
1:00 -2:00 PM
B-135 Wells Hall 


French Resources

Stay updated with the French Consulate in Chicago!

1. Subscription setup for "Liasions," the Consulate's monthly newsletter.

2. The Consulate Facebook page.

3. www.frenchculture.org

 

Upcoming RCS Events


Click on each event's headline for program flyer.


To have event information displayed on this page, please contact Pete Havlatka at havlatk1@msu.edu.


10/24 - MARCIE RAY 

Laurence Porter Colloquium Series. 2:00 - 3:30 PM, Wells B-342


10/30 - JASON YANCEY
 "¡Quijóteres! The Ingenious Puppet Don Quijote de La Mancha. A bilingual puppet show/workshop." 5:30 PM, RCAH Auditorium (Snyder Hall)


11/5 - MAKING THE ARCHIVE SPEAK: UNEARTHING INCA NOBLES IN MEXICO

Presentation by Prof. Rocio Quispe-Agnoli, telling the story of the Uchu Tupac Yupanqui family in 18th century Mexico City. 3:00-4:30 PM, 201 International Center. 


11/14 - JOSEPH A. BUTTIGIEG
4:00 PM, Wells B-342


11/21 - SAFOI BABANA-HAMPTON
Laurence Porter Colloquium Series. 2:00 - 3:30 PM, Wells B-243


3/16-4/17 - PHOTO EXHIBIT, "IN THE SHADOW OF CORTES"
"In the Shadow of Cortes: From Veracruz to Mexico City." Look Out! Gallery, RCAH (Snyder Hall, 2nd Floor). Open to the public M-F 12:00 - 2:00 PM and during events.

3/25 - Keynote presentation by Prof. Kathleen Myers, Indiana University. Audiovisual presentation, "The Broken Spears" in the words of MSU students. Look Out! Gallery, RCAH (Snyder Hall, 2nd floor), time TBA.

4/16 - Round table and discussion. Speakers and time TBA. 
Closing reception of Look Out! Gallery, RCAH (Snyder Hall, 2nd floor).


3/25 - ZYGMUNT G. BARANSKI
4:00 PM, Wells B-342


4/8 - SAFOI BABANA-HAMPTON
Film premiere, Hmong Memory at the Crossroads