Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the Spanish and Portuguese Department.
Published: July 11, 2016
The UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department would like to congratulate the Class of 2016. We wish you all the best of luck as you embark on your new journey. The UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department wants to give a special thanks to Juana Escobar for all her guidance as the undergraduate advisor.
Published: February 22, 2016
On behalf of the Spanish and Portuguese Department here at UCLA, we would like to congratulate our graduate students for promoting this year’s Latin American and Iberian Culture Film Festival! To read the full article please click here. Adrián Collado (left), a Spanish literature graduate student, has organized four Latin American and Iberian Film Festivals to […]
Published: February 19, 2016
On behalf of the Spanish and Portuguese Department here at UCLA, we would like to congratulate Professor Luz Maria De la Torre for carrying out the successful Andean event “Yanantin” this past week. To read more on how her event was successful in raising awareness for the Quechua language, please click the link below. http://dailybruin.com/2016/02/17/andean-event-yanantin-at-ucla-spreads-awareness-about-quechua-language/ […]
Published: January 20, 2016
Professor Verónica Cortínez and Manfred Englebert’s Evolucion en libertad: El cine chileno de fines de los sesenta (2014) won Chile’s prestigious Premio Municipal de Literatura 2015 in the category of Essay. Congratulations on this well deserved honor! Click here for more information on other winners in the Santiago Municipal Awards 2015. “Epitafio” de Nicanor Parra Yo soy Lucila […]
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, […]