Quechua/Kichwa Language Program

Published: May 11, 2018

Why study Quechua?-Imarayku Runashimita yachakuna? Quechua is an indigenous language from the Andes Mountains in South America that dates back to the Incan Empire! Participate in global history by actively engaging with an international movement to revitalize and further strengthening the indigenous language by learning Quechua with a humanizing approach that is rooted in social…

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Overcoming the Tyranny of Image with Professor Verónica Cortínez

Published: May 2, 2018

Acclaimed Argentinian writer-director Lucrecia Martel spoke recently at the UCLA Hammer Museum following the U.S. premiere of “Zama” (2017), her first film in 10 years. The discussion session was moderated by UCLA Professor Verónica Cortínez, director of the UCLA Center for Southern Cone Studies. See below to read more details!

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Congrats Amber Williams!

Published: March 7, 2018

Center for Digital Humanities has just published a new blog post! The post is written by Amber Williams, a Research and Instructional Technology Consultant (RITC) at CDH, and a PhD candidate in our Spanish and Portuguese Department.   

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New Language Courses: The Basque Language and Culture I

Published: October 10, 2017

The UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese is proud to offer courses in the Basque language and Culture!  If you are interested in learning Basque and are looking to add another class this quarter, consider enrolling in Spanish 12A: Basque Language and Culture I. It is held MW from 2PM-3:50PM in Rolfe 4330 with instructor Unai…

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Congratulations to our Undergraduate Award Winners 2016-2017

Published: June 28, 2017

Richard Reeve Essay Prize: Ana Lucia Magdaleno, “Las Hortensias: Consumo masivo, fantasía y Horacio deshumanizado” (Marturano/Spanish 191C) José Rubia Barcia Essay Prize: Marisela Dominguez, “La relación entre el poder y el sexo en Los cachorros” (Marturano/Spanish 191C) Carroll Johnson Outstanding Seniors Award: Riley Philip Garrison ELIGIBILITY The Department of Spanish and Portuguese’s annual Spring Essay Prizes…

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New Reading Room Hours for Lydeen Library!

Published: March 16, 2017

UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department is proud to announce the new reading room hours for Lorinne Rona Lydeen Library. We are committed to create a study space that will enable students to further their knowledge, passions, and creativity. In addition, Lydeen Library provides access to 1,000 novels of Spanish and Portuguese literature permitted within the space. The library…

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