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Conferencia Dra. Verónica Cortínez, Universidad de California: Las películas chilenas de los años 60 son joyas relevantes para el día de hoy

Published: January 9, 2020

(De izq. a der. Mónica González (ILCL), Catalina Forttes (ILCL), Sonia Toledo (DRI) y Verónica Cortínez (UCLA) Durante su visita a la PUCV, la reconocida académica chilena compartió con estudiantes de magíster y doctorado en Literatura, parte de la historia cinematográfica de Chile y sus vínculos con los cambios sociales y políticos. Además, destacó la…

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Register Now! Study Abroad Summer 2020

Published: November 7, 2019

Fulfill your major, minor or foreign language requirements abroad this summer! Dive into a unique experience by studying at one of the cities visited by the programs in the Spanish and Portuguese Department. For more information about the programs click here.        

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Pioneering Gay, Chicano Author John Rechy to Receive UCLA Medal

Published: October 25, 2019

Since before the current cultural moment that gives currency to diverse points of view, acclaimed novelist, playwright and essayist John Rechy has been centering on themes that defend gay, Mexican American, African American and immigrant rights. His best known work is his groundbreaking novel “City of Night.” Published in 1963, it is a first-person tour through…

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UCLA Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Héctor Calderón Latest Book Wins Awards

Published: October 22, 2019

Héctor Calderón, a UCLA professor of Spanish American, Mexican, and Chicana/o literature and cultures, was awarded first place for Best Academic Themed Book at the 21st Annual International Latino Book Awards on Sept. 21. “The Aztlán Mexican Studies Reader, 1974­-2016,” (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2018) which was edited and is introduced by Professor Calderón,…

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