Master a language. Live in that language and its culture and learn to think differently. Study complex global social and ethical issues through literature and film. This is what the faculty of LLC offers you in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Russian.
On October 4, Dr. Joe Troncale will present "The Life-Creating Principle of Russian Art," a lecture in conjunction with the opening of the University Museums exhibit, "Visions from the Other Side: Works by Nicholas Roerich."
Paper proposals are now being accepted for our international conference on flimmaker Wim Wenders, taking place in February 2017. Learn more.
We're excited to welcome Dr. Caroline Weist as assistant professor of German studies.
- Howell Podcast
Yvonne Howell discussed her latest book, Red Star Tales : A Century of Russian and Soviet Science Fiction as part of the Podcasts@Boatwright Series.
- Howell Book
Dr. Yvonne Howell published Red Star Tales, a collection of over a century of science-fiction stories from Russia and the former Soviet Union.
- Bonfiglio named Chair
Dr. Thomas Bonfiglio has been named the William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages.
- Troncale Fellowship
Dr. Joe Troncale has been awarded a 2015 Fellowship in Russia by the Likhachev Foundation and will spend two weeks in Russia this May. The fellowships support foreign professionals in the field of arts and culture who currently work on creative projects on (or related to) Russian culture or history. Troncale is preparing to curate an exhibition of Nicholas Roerich’s paintings, drawings, and sketches.
- ChinaFest - Inventing Nana Hsu: Creativity in Academic WritingFeb094:30 PM - 5:30 PMWhat’s in a doodle? Award-winning author Joseph R. Allen will tell us the story of his cross-cultural encounter... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: Opening LectureFeb097:00 PM - 8:30 PMChinaFest - an annual Richmond festival to promote good will between the people of China and the United States - opens... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: Zinnia FlowerFeb103:00 PM - 4:45 PMDir. Tom Lin, Taiwan, 2015, 96 min. Based on the director’s own personal experience of coping with loss, tragedy... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: Wolf TotemFeb107:30 PM - 9:45 PMDir. Jean-Jacques Annaud, China, 2015, 121 min. In an adaptation of Lü Jiamin‘s bestseller, a young Chinese... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: Street AngelFeb1110:30 AM - 12:00 PMDir. Yuan Muzhi, China, 1937, 91 min. Fleeing the war in Northeast China, sisters Hong and Yun seek refuge in... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: American Dreams in ChinaFeb111:00 PM - 3:00 PMDir. Peter Ho-sun Chan, China, 2013, 112 min. Based on a true story, three young college friends of modest means... Continue reading
- ChinaFest: HeroFeb127:30 PM - 9:15 PMDir. Zhang Yimou, China, 2002, 99 min. The King of Qin seeks to unite the warring provinces of his kingdom as his... Continue reading
- Travel for Discovery SSIR Capstone PresentationFeb165:00 PM - 7:00 PMAt the end of the academic year, students in the Sophomore Scholars in Residence (SSIR) communities present... Continue reading
- Wim Wenders in 3DFeb259:00 AM - 1:15 PMExperience the 3D visual artistry of one of the most important figures in world and independent cinema.... Continue reading
- Reading to Live SSIR Capstone PresentationApr143:00 PM - 5:00 PMAt the end of the academic year, students in the Sophomore Scholars in Residence (SSIR) communities present... Continue reading
Scholarship Repository Readership
The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from LLC faculty are being read around the globe.