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The Website “El Mar y sus Metáforas” is now live. Congratulations Prof. Rodriguez!

Published: March 4, 2021

The beautifully animated maps and pedagogical diagrams featured in Patricia Seed’s talk should resonate with Portuguese students. Likewise, the inclusion of rare and impactful Mesoamerican imagery in Mariana Favila’s presentation should be captivating to most Latinamericanists. The next guest will be Clementina Battcock from the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH-México), who will talk…

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Aguilas wins the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Mini-Doc Award 2021!

Published: March 4, 2021

The UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese is happy to share with you that Aguilas, Professor Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Maite Zubiaurre’s mini-doc won the Oscar-qualifying Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Mini-Doc Award 2021! See below for Award Description and Jury Statement: An Oscar-qualifying event, winners in the Best Short and Best Mini-Doc categories qualify for Academy Award…

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Spanish 1, 2, and 3: Summer Intensive Studies

Published: March 2, 2021

Dear S&P Students, For your consideration – Enroll in Spanish 1, 2, and 3 for Summer 2021 Satisfy the Foreign Langauge Requirement for graduation in just 3 weeks.  Span 1 Session A3: Meets from 6/21 – 7/9: Duration 3 weeks M T W R F: 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. Span 2 Session B3: Meets from 7/12…

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PORT 175: Topics In Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Published: March 2, 2021

Dear S&P Students, For your consideration – Enroll in PORTGSE 175 this Spring Quarter! The class will be held remotely Monday & Wednesday  10:00 – 11:50 AM. See below: ***prereq of PORTGSE 25, 26, or 27 can be waived for students interested in taking this course. Academic work can be completed in English, Spanish or Portuguese….

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The Spanish Club of UCLA / El Club the Español is now Active!

Published: February 18, 2021

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is happy to announce that El Club the Español is now active. This is  This student space is open to all UCLA students. This club will be offering educational and fun activities to create a great community. Activities include: Music Nights Movie Nights Game Nights Guest Speakers Tutoring and Study…

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Professors’ Maite Zubiaurre and Kristy Guevara-Flanagan’s film Aguilas set to premiere at the 2021 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Published: January 28, 2021

  It is with great honor to announce that Professors’ Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Maite Zubiaurre’s mini-documentary film Aguilas is set to premiere at the 2021 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and is among the 10 finalists for the Mini-Doc Competition, an Oscar-qualifying event. Águilas tells the story of “Aguilas del Desierto,” a humanitarian search and…

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Professor Calderon’s groundbreaking anthology honored with MLA Panel, “Criticism in the Borderlands” at Thirty Years

Published: January 7, 2021

On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, the Modern Languages Association will be hosting a panel session in honor of UCLA Professor Hector Calderon’s (Spanish and Portuguese) groundbreaking anthology, “Criticism in the Borderlands: Studies in Chicano Literature, Culture, and Ideology” thirty years after its first publication. This panel will bring together experts in the field to discuss how this…

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GOAL (Graduate Outreach Advising Link) is looking for graduate student mentors for their embedded mentoring program!

Published: October 14, 2020

GOAL is a resource for undergraduate majors and minors from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, intended to motivate and support a broader range of UCLA undergraduates with a Spanish major or minor to pursue fellowships, research opportunities, and/or graduate/professional programs, with a special focus on underrepresented students and first generation students. Graduate students seeking…

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