Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the Spanish and Portuguese Department.
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
For more information visit the ucLADINO website.
Published: April 1, 2015
Acclaimed Texas writer Rolando Hinojosa visits professor Héctor Calderón’s seminar at UCLA (Chicana/o Studies M247/Spanish 247). Rolando Hinojosa is the Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor in English at the University of Texas, Austin. For more information please visit the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.
Published: March 2, 2015
UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department’s PhD Candidate, Bryan Kirschen, has been committed to spreading awareness of Ladino, a Judeo-Spanish Language here at UCLA and beyond. Read the full article detailing his efforts at the UCLA Newsroom. You can listen to Bryan Kirschen’s interview with KPCC Radio here: “Centuries-old Ladino language makes UCLA comeback”
Published: December 17, 2014
Our very own, Professor Verónica Cortínez, has recently published “Evolución en libertad: el cine chileno de fines de los sesenta”. Delve deep into a decade worth of research on Chile’s cinematography of the late 60’s with analysis of sound and music to the biography of the directors themselves. Click on the following link to read a full interview here.