Monthly Archives: February 2022

S&P Community Engagement Program featured in Daily Bruin

Published: February 18, 2022

The Daily Bruin highlighted S&P’s Community Engagement Program, which helps students apply their Spanish language skills to real-life circumstances in Latino communities. “As UCLA prepares to become a Hispanic Serving Institution by 2025, our Spanish, Culture and Community major, and in particular, classes like Spanish M165XP: Taking It to Street: Spanish in Community, create opportunities…

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Ph.D. candidate Adelmar Ramirez wins first Premio Transoceánico de Poesía for his book Prestanombres

Published: February 16, 2022

Adelmar Ramirez, a graduate student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, recently won the first Premio Transoceánico de Poesía, a prize created as an homage to Salvadoran poet Claudia Lars, for his book Prestanombres. The prize was awarded jointly by nonprofit organizations from Barcelona and Washington D.C. as well as the Salvadoran publishing house,…

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Patricia Arroyo Calderón elected to serve in the Modern Language Association (MLA) Delegate Assembly

Published: February 10, 2022

Patricia Arroyo Calderón, Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, was recently elected by the membership of the LLC (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) 19th-Century Latin American Forum to serve as a member of the MLA Delegate Assembly for a three-year term (2022-2025). Patricia’s work addresses the links between social, political, and economic transformations…

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