The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures promotes the study of languages, literatures and cultures, as it instills in the students intellectual curiosity and the understanding of self in relation to the world. In addition students learn critical skills and creative thinking; abilities that may be used in a variety of career paths. The Department fosters a vibrant global environment enriched by the linguistic, literary, cultural and artistic expressions from different continents. Graduates in our program are regularly accepted to some of the most prestigious doctoral programs in the country. Numerous undergraduate majors receive Fulbright scholarships and other significant awards upon graduation.
Dr. Adriano Duque was the recipient of the Villanova Outstanding Faculty Mentor Teaching Award in May 2014. This Award carries a cash prize with it; it is great for Adriano and also for the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.
DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURES
St. Augustine Liberal Arts Center, 303
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085