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We focus on the four most widely used Romance languages – French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish – and on their cultural and literary traditions around the globe. Independent studies in Catalan Literature are also available.   Learn more...

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Today, Romance languages are spoken in Europe, North and South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Their rich cultural and literary heritage plays a key role in the world's multicultural societies.  Learn more...

Graduate Programs

Combining a broad knowledge of each literature through diverse course offerings and specialized research working one-on-one with faculty, our graduate programs nurture students' individual interests.  Learn more...

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Rencontres Recherche et Création in Avignon

Rencontres Recherche et Création in Avignon

July 9, 2015

The Rencontres Recherche et Création, organized by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche and the Festival d’Avignon in partnership with the RLL department, the University of Oxford, the Collegium de Lyon, the Université libre de Bruxelles, the University of Avignon, the Sacem and the BnF, will be held on July 9-11, 2015.

Lusophone Liminalities

April 9, 2015

A Workshop sponsored by the Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Saturday, April 18, 2015 -- Boylston Hall 403

Today! Claire Mauss-Copeaux “Si loin de l’épopée: des récits de vétérans de la guerre de l’Algérie (1954-1962)”

Today! Claire Mauss-Copeaux “Si loin de l’épopée: des récits de vétérans de la guerre de l’Algérie (1954-1962)”

April 7, 2015

Claire Mauss-Copeaux

“Si loin de l’épopée: des récits de vétérans de la guerre de l’Algérie

(1954-1962)”

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

Room 133, Barker Center

 Sponsors:

France and the World Seminar |Mahindra Humanities Center| the Bacon Fund |the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

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News from the Harvard Libraries

Widener Library Centennial Celebration

Friday, June 19     2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Harvard students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit and explore Widener Library in honor of the 100th anniversary of its dedication. We’re celebrating Widener’s first century and looking ahead to its next 100 years. Please join us for refreshments, music, a collections care open house, and more.

Event is free with registration and a Harvard ID.