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The Spanish and Latin American Film Festival evokes "reel inspiration" with outstanding films from across Spain and Latin America, making since 2013  a selection of cinema gems available to our students, staff, and fellow colleagues on campus and the entire Lancaster community.

All screenings will take place in Stahr Auditorium in Stager Hall. Movies are free and open to the public. Pizza, snacks, and refreshments will be served as well. For more information, please contact Professor Díaz-Luna sergio.diazluna@fandm.edu

2/01 | 6:00pm | Stahr Auditorium

Cronos. Dir. Guillermo del Toro, Mexico/USA, 1993. [Horror]

2/08 | 6:00pm | Stahr Auditorium

Volver. Dir. Pedro Almodóvar, España, 2006. [Comedy, crime, drama]

2/15 | 6:00pm | Stahr Auditorium
La estrategia del caracol. Dir. Sergio Cabrera, Colombia, 1993. [Comedy, drama]

2/22 | 6:00pm | Stahr Auditorium

Anina. Dir. Alfredo Soderguit, Uruguay, 2013. [Animation]

3/02 | 3:30pm | Stahr Auditorium

Dolores. Dir. Peter Bratt, USA, 2017. [Documentary]

3/28 | 6:00pm | Stahr Auditorium

MEXtasy. Dir. William Nericcio, USA/Mexico, 2015. [Documentary]

  • spanish game nights juegos de la palabra 2017

The Department of Spanish, in collaboration with the F&M Writer's House, will be hosting three evenings of "Juegos de la palabra", or board game nights, this semester. Come and practice your Spanish and win fun prizes! The events will take place on three Friday evenings at 6pm. Join us for our first game night on October 20th!

This event is an ideal opportunity for you to practice and increase your Spanish lexicon, share your knowledge and learning enthusiasm -- all while having fun with your classmates.

​RSVP + Questions? Contact Prof. Sergio Díaz-Luna 

This activity is organized by the Department of Spanish & Linguistics with support from the Philadelphia Alumni Writers House, and the Academic Innovation Fund Grant by the Faculty Center. This event is designed to commemorate the National Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 at Franklin & Marshall College.

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The 5th Spanish and Latin American Film Festival at F&M

Come join us for a great sample of Spanish-language movies at the Stahr Auditorium! We are inviting you to an exciting journey of Sci-Fi, animation, zombie, and drama every Thursday during the month of February (2, 9, 16, 23). ​

Whatever you get the chance to see at the festival this year, we know that you will walk away delighted. So we urge you to come and immerse yourselves in this year’s celebration of Spanish-language cinema! 

2/02 | 5:30pm | Stahr Auditorium

Sleep Dealer. Dir. Alex Rivera, Mexico, 2008. [Sci-Fi]

2/09 | 5:30pm | Stahr Auditorium

Tad, The Lost Explorer. Dir. Enrique Gato, España, 2012. [Animation]

2/16 | 5:30pm | Stahr Auditorium

Juan de los muertos. Dir. Alejandro Brugués, Cuba, 2011. [Zombie Film]

2/23 | 5:30pm | Stahr Auditorium

Los viajes del viento. Dir. Ciro Guerra, Colombia, 2009. [Drama/Magical Realism]

​Questions? Contact sergio.diazluna@fandm.edu

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A show by comedian and journalist - Bill Santiago

"Porque Because" followed by Q&A and a reception

October 18, 4:30 pm

Great Room of Brooks College House

(No knowledge of Spanish is necessary to enjoy the show!)


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The Department of Spanish and Linguistics, The Writing Center, & The Faculty Center present: Bilingual Creative Writing Workshop*

The Art of Prose & Poetry in Spanglish

Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 19th October 2016

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. | Writing Center

A creative workshop with: Sergio Díaz-Luna

Pizza and refreshments will be served for your appetite and poems  will be provided to inspire your mind & creativity. Come and join!!!

RSVP to save your spot: sdiazlun@fandm.edu

* This two-session workshop will introduce you to creative writing in Spanglish, focusing on literary fiction and poetry. There will be experimental work and short spontaneous exercises designed to encourage you to push your writing in Spanglish to a new level of craft and to get you to try different things. If you like to play with words and you have taken or you are taking Spanish classes this semester, this workshop is for you!!!

Organized by the Department of Spanish & Linguistics, with support from the Writing Center and the Academic Innovation Fund by the Faculty Center, this event is designed to commemorate theNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 [Sept. 15-Oct. 15] here at F&M and to validate and celebrate translanguaging as the most natural process in human communication.

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        Fridays at 5:00 p.m., commencing on January 30 and ending on February 27, the 2015 Latin American and Spanish Film Festival will take place in Stahr Auditorium, Stager Hall.  This year's films and dates: 

Wilaya                                          January 30

Who is Dayani Cristal?   February 6

Cows Wearing Glasses    February 13

7 Boxes                                          February 20

The Facilitator                      February 27

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Sigma Delta Pi Inducts New Members

Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society last year: 

Nina Binns

Sierra Blazer

Cassandra Festa

Kathryn Rainville

Matt Regueiro

Kathryn Wenger

Victoria Zayat


Isabelle Schellenger




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¡TERTULIA!  hosted by the Spanish Department Student Ambassadors.

Join us at Ware College House on September 28th at 5:00 for a trivia and movie night!

We'll watch "Neruda," dir. Pablo Larrain and eat empanadas from Flora's. ¡Qué chévere!

Contact Prof. Kathrin Theumer with questions.