Department of Languages and Cultures


LatinX Heritage Month
Latinx Heritage Month
September 15 to October 15, 2023

During our annual celebration, Albertus Magnus College showcases the bright and beautiful cultural traditions of our Latinx community, engage in conversation with regional leaders and embrace our valiant spirit.

West Side Story
West Side Story
September 14, 2023

A showing of this classic movie at the Student Center Fireplace. Question and answer session to follow.

Coral Alejandra Moore
Coral Alejandra Moore
September 18, 2023

In the Campus Center BCR, join Coral Alejandra Moore, speculative, fiction author, editor, and Albertus alumna, who joins us to discuss her career and how fiction can help us reflect on the possibility of a more just world.

Javier Avila
Javier Avila
October 19, 2023

In the Campus Center BCR, join us for an afternoon with Javier Avila and his one-of-a-kind presentation on the value of diversity.




Jorgieliz Casanova, center, with Puerto Rican poet and novelist, Dr. Javier Ávila (sitting)

“As one of the youngest and most 'Americanized' in my family, I chose to pursue a minor in Spanish to – properly and fluently – speak, read, and write Spanish and reconnect with my culture through literature. The Department of Languages and Culture allowed me to do more than that! The courses offered were diverse, digestible, and intriguing.” - Jorgieliz Casanova Cum laude, Honor Program, Class of 2017   Read more >