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  • 5/1/14 - LLC Seminar Series: John Singler (New York University),"Sociolinguistics in the Digital Age: Data As Never Before," 1:00pm, HU 354

  • 5/2/14 - The induction ceremony for Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society) will be held at 6:00pm in HU 354. -Contact Professor Julio Torres - - 3/19/14 is the deadline for applications.

  • 5/17/14 - LLC will hold its departmental recognition ceremony for graduating students on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 330-430pm in the PAC Recital Hall. A reception will follow from 430-530 in the Futterer Lounge.  The department ceremony is a complement to the University-wide commencement ceremonies offering graduates an opportunity to participate in a smaller, more intimate commencement event where each LLC graduate receives individual recognition (diplomas arrive by mail at a later date). Students must apply for their degrees through MyUAlbany: MyUAlbany>Academics>Graduation.

  • LLC hosted the Olympida of Spoken Russian on 3/26/14 for the 18th consecutive year. Congratulations to the finalists: Simran Rostogi (Shaker HS) and Thomas Melvin (Staten Island Technical HS), the Runner Up: Katherine Zaniewska (Staten Island Technical HS) and in the Heritage category to finalist: Gary Dreyer (Staten Island Technical HS) and Runner Up: Eric Makarov (Staten Island Technical HS). Well done!

  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Gabriel Guadalupe who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Spanish (tenure-track) at Westfield State University in Massachusetts.

  • Kudos to the Spanish Club for donating 45 pounds of food which they collected in a Food Drive for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern photo: S Lubensky bookcoverNew York.

  • Professor Emerita Sophia Lubensky (Rus) had her Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms, Revised Edition published by Yale Press.

  • Don’t miss LLC’s variety of language clubs and tables including:  Deutscher Stammtisch, La Pause Café, Tavola Italiana, Russian Learner's Club, La DolceVita, El Club de Español, UAlbany Tango Club.  See this page for meeting times and more information.

  • Complete your Spanish master’s degree in just 1 year! 

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