Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the Spanish and Portuguese Department.
Published: December 1, 2015
Professor Veronica Cortinez‘s and Manfred Englebert’s Evolucion en libertad: El cine chileno de fines de los sesenta (2014) has been nominated as a finalist for Chile’s prestigious Premio Municipal de Literatura 2015 in the category of Essay. Congratulations Veronica for this well deserved honor!
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 […]
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 […]
Published: June 2, 2015
In a ceremony that took place on Friday, May 30, in Tenerife, Distinguished Research Professor C. Brian Morris was awarded the Medalla de Oro de Canarias, one of the most prestigious honors offered by the government of the Canary Islands. As many of you know, Professor Morris is internationally recognized specialist on 20th-century Spanish literature, […]
Published: May 12, 2015
Professor Efrain Kristal to share long-time fascination with Jorge Luis Borges. The lecture will explore the little-appreciated influence of the revered Argentine’s writings. Read the article featured at the UCLA Newsroom. To download the Lecture video please visit the UCLA OID website.
Published: May 6, 2015
More information coming soon!
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.
Published: April 9, 2015
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