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Congratulations Karime Parodi for publishing her article in La Corónica!

Published: August 26, 2021

We congratulate Karime Parodi on publishing her article, From Seduction to Sexual Assault: Consent and Heterosexual Interaction in the Libro de buen amor in La Corónica, the leading journal of Hispanic medieval studies in the US! Karime’s article on the Libro de buen amor began as a paper for Professor John Dagenais‘s seminar, Spanish 262A: Two…

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Laura Muñoz receives ACLS Post Doctoral Fellowship

Published: August 19, 2021

Congratulations to our recent graduate, Laura Muñoz, on being awarded the Emerging Voices Fellowship for 2021 by The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has proudly named 48 new Emerging Voices Fellows for 2021. With the continued uncertainty enveloping academe in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn,…

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Mural pays respect to remains of women found near the U.S.-Mexico border

Published: July 30, 2021

UCLA Professor Maite Zubiaurre led the creation of an art installation and virtual map honoring female migrants who died in Pima County, Arizona, near the U.S.–Mexico border from January 2001 through May 2021.  Her remarkable work has been featured in a UCLA Newsroom article. Read the full article HERE.        

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Professor Barbara Fuchs Receives the “Ñ” Award from the Instituto Cervantes!

Published: July 13, 2021

UCLA Spanish & Portuguese Department Professor Barbara Fuchs has been selected as the first winner of the “Ñ” Award, a distinction recently launched by the Instituto Cervantes to mark the thirtieth anniversary of its founding. The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals or legal entities with an outstanding record in the international dissemination…

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Congratulations to Graduating Senior, Maxx Coleman Vogel, recipient of The Jose Rubia Barcia Essay and Prize and the Carroll B. Johnson Outstanding Senior Award!!

Published: June 4, 2021

Congratulations to our Student Maxx Coleman Vogel for receiving The Jose Rubia Barcia Essay and Prize and the Carroll B. Johnson Outstanding Senior Award! Maxx Vogel was born a Bruin at the UCLA Medical Center. Two and a half decades later, he is monumentally proud to be graduating from the very same university with a…

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Congratulations to Graduating Senior, Laura Czerniecki, recipient of The Dolores Huerta Community Service Award!

Published: June 4, 2021

Congratulations to our Student Laura Czerniecki for receiving The Dolores Huerta Community Service Award!! Laura Czerniecki is an international student whose passion for Latin America and languages stems from her Brazilian heritage and multicultural upbringing. At UCLA, she has received departmental honors and pursued community engagement and professional opportunities that service the Latinx community. Under…

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Congratulations to Graduating Senior, Kathia Berenice Rosas Diaz, recipient of The Richard Reeve Spring Essay Prize on Spanish American Literature and Culture!

Published: May 28, 2021

Congratulations to our Student Kathia Berenice Rosas Diaz for receiving The Richard Reeve Spring Essay Prize on Spanish American Literature and Culture!! I’m Kathia Berenice Rosas Díaz and will be graduating with a B.A. in Spanish and History with a minor in Chicana/o Studies. I will be pursuing a master’s degree in Latin American Studies…

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Congratulations to Graduating Senior, Emily Vose, recipient of The Carroll B. Johnson Outstanding Senior Award of Special Distinction!

Published: May 28, 2021

Congratulations to our Student Emily Vose for receiving The Carroll B. Johnson Outstanding Senior Award of Special Distinction!! Emily Vose is a first-generation, transfer student from Atascadero, CA. She transferred from Cuesta College after earning her Associate’s Degree in Spanish. Upon transferring to UCLA, she became involved with the Transfer Student Center, leading the summer…

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