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Transatlantic Initiative of WLE


September 9 - December 3, 2014
WLE Film Series - Exorcisms of the Past: Transnational Projections of History in Film
Grace Allen Room, USF Tampa Library

Please click here for event flyer.

January 31, 2014
German Day 2014

Almost 200 USF German students and area high school students studying German, as well as their teachers, attended "German Day," organized by the German section of WLE. The event was sponsored by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany as part of their "Campus Weeks - Germany in Europe" campaign. Students of German presented poems and posters and competed for prizes. USF faculty presented talks on European and German issues. Click here to see pictures from the event.


October 16, 2013

At the conclusion of the Maria Zambrano Conference, Cuban Artist Baruj Salinas presented Dr. Madeline Camara and Dr. Stephan K. Schindler with a gift for the “Aula Maria Zambrano.” The painting is part of the cycle “Claros del Bosque” and will be placed in the Aula.

October 25, 2013
The Maria Zambrano Conference was mentioned in the nation's only tri-lingual newpaper La Gaceta. Please click here to read the article.

October 14-16, 2013
3rd International Maria Zambrano Forum - Between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean


The 3rd International Forum designed to highlight key moments in the life of Spanish writer and philosopher Maria Zambrano (1904 - 1991). This forum, initiated by the Fundacion Maria Zambrano in Spain was presented in the United States for the first time. The goal of the Forum was to create an intellectual space for dialogue among scholars on both sides of the Atlantic. Sessions were open to students, faculty, and community members. Please click here for more information & the program schedule.

May 10, 2013
Visit from the delegation of the University of Malaga, Spain. For pictures, please click, here-here- here-here.

November 20, 2012
Dr. Edurne Portela from Lehigh University presented “Awakening a Literary Imagination: Literary Case Studies from Argentina and the Basque Country.” This was the first lecture in the Transatlantic Lecture Series. Click here for the flyer.

November 15, 2012
Luis Ortega, editor of Antigona and member of Fundacion Maria Zambrano in Spain, presented a poster and video exhibition about Spanish essayist and philosopher Maria Zambrano. Click here for the program and here for photos of the event.

November 13-27, 2012
“Think Transatlantic” campaign. USF was one of 30 institutions of higher education in the United States which will celebrated US/Germany relations with several events.

June 28-July 1, 2012
International Symposium New World, Other Encounters. USF World Languages was well represented at this international symposium in Torremolinos, Spain with the participation of our own faculty (Professors Carlos Cano, Madeline Camara, and Alejandro de la Pava) and graduate students (Kathryn Bechtelheimer and Andria Arnold). To see the complete program click here.