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Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the Spanish and Portuguese Department.

UCLA Professor Maite Zubiaurre’s unique course helps Bruin students see beauty in the world through a grease-stained lens.

Published: October 6, 2015

“Garbage. Junk. Offal. Waste. Dreck. Rejectamenta. To most of us, these words simply mean ‘trash.’ To UCLA Professor Maite Zubiaurre, however, they are the subject of serious scholarship. By the time students finish her Honors Collegium course on trash, they never look at garbage the same way again.” To read the full article about Professor […]

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The UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese Welcomes New Chair, Dr. Héctor V. Calderón

Published: July 6, 2015

HÉCTOR CALDERÓN IS APPOINTED CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE Stephanie Centeno | UCLA Newsroom I August 12, 2015 Héctor Calderón, professor of Spanish American, Mexican and Chicano literature and cultures, has been named chair of the department of Spanish and Portuguese. Calderón is recognized as an expert in Mexican literature and popular culture, U.S. Latina/o literatures and […]

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Professor Claudia Parodi: Master of ceremony for the 2015 Humanities I Commencement Ceremony

Published: April 17, 2015

Professor Claudia Parodi will be the master of ceremony for the Humanities I Commencement on Saturday, June 13th in recognition for her outstanding contribution to the Humanities and excellence in teaching. The master of ceremony duties include leading the faculty procession, welcoming our graduates, introducing the Dean, and officially congratulate our Humanities II students.

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