Graduate Student Organizations

Annual Graduate Student Conference

The UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference provides a forum for scholars from various fields to present their research on different aspects of the Luso-Hispanic world. The main goal of the conference is to create a multidisciplinary and constructive environment in which graduate students from our Department and across...

CECI: El Centro de Estudios Coloniales Iberoamericanos

El Centro de Estudios Coloniales  Iberoamericanos El Centro de Estudios Coloniales Iberoamericanos (ceci) es un grupo de profesores y alumnos formados en distintas disciplinas.  Fue creado a fines del año 2000 por el doctor José Pascual Buxó y por la doctora Claudia Parodi con el objeto de promover el estudio...

Graduate Student Association

The Spanish & Portuguese Graduate Student Association (SPGSA) acts as a bridge between graduate students, our faculty colleagues, and the wider UCLA community. Members of this annually elected student organization represent Spanish & Portuguese graduate students at faculty meetings, Humanities Council meetings, and with the departmental Graduate Affairs Committee and...

Latin American Film and TV working Group

Los Angeles, home to UCLA, to Hollywood, and to other independent studios, offers numerous resources to those who study film and television. It is one of the main destinations for film festivals, whether within the context of the industry or for other types of cinematic expressions, such as film d'auteur....

Linguistic Landscape Research Group

The Linguistic Landscape Research Group at UCLA is a multidisciplinary student organization for grads, undergrads, and faculty that is dedicated to the research of language on signs in the urban, public space. Linguistic Landscape Studies spans across various fields such as Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, Education, Global Studies, Language Policy and...

Mester

Mester is the academic journal published by the graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, at the University of California, Los Angeles. Mester is dedicated to publishing academic work that reflects the highest level of scholarship such as critical articles, interviews, and book reviews in the fields of...

Motus Sodalis

Motus Sodalis is a graduate student organization of the UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese that provides a forum for graduate students to present their work in progress to their peers and professors in order to receive feedback and foster dialogue within our academic community. This organization provides an ideal...

Párrafo

Párrafo is a literary, artistic, and cultural magazine produced by the students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA. Our most recent publications are The Animal Issue (2016) The Horny Issue (2015) and The Los Angeles Issue(2014).Our forthcoming edition is titled On Screen Issue. If you are interested in publishing your work in the forthcoming edition...

The Center of the Study of the Spanish of the United States (CEEEUS)

The Center of the Study of the Spanish of the United States (CEEEUS) was inaugurated in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in October of 2010 under the direction of Professor Claudia Parodi.CEEEUS is a center dedicated to the study of a variety of aspects of the Spanish(es) of the United States...

ucLADINO

ucLADINO is a student organization dedicated to promoting the use and knowledge of the Judeo-Spanish language(s). Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) is the language spoken by the Sephardic Jews that were expelled from the Iberian Peninsula at the end of the 15th century. The language is based on medieval Castilian, with linguistic influences...