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Now Hiring Undergraduate Student Workers!

Published: June 12, 2019

Need a stable job with the potential for professional growth and opportunities?? The UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese is hiring student workers for the 2019 summer sessions and the 2019-20 academic year. Apply NOW! Download Flyer Here!  

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Professor Falce-Robinson Awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty

Published: May 9, 2019

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to announce that Professor Juliet Falce-Robinson has been selected by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching to receive one of three Distinguished Teaching Awards for Non-Senate Faculty. This award recognizes professors for their achievements and honors them for bringing respect and admiration to the teaching profession at…

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Ph.D. Student Michelle Medrado Recently Published in Revista TransVersos

Published: May 9, 2019

Michelle Medrado, a Luso-Brazilian Literature and Studies Ph.D. student in the UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department, recently had her article “Fluxo de Pesquisa: A tríade material figurino televisivo, vestuário-estilo e moda como objeto de estudo em Luanda” published in Revista TransVersos. This article is an ethnographic testimony based on Medrado’s fieldwork conducted in August 2018…

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“Build Bridges, Paint Walls” Event to Strengthen Los Angeles Community Bonds

Published: April 25, 2019

Kristal Bivona and Isaac Gimenez, Ph.D. students in the Spanish and Portuguese Department, were recently interviewed for their involvement in creating the event Build Bridges, Paint Walls. Visit the Humanities Division website to learn more about how the event will strengthen the bond between UCLA and the Los Angeles community. Build Bridges, Paint Walls is…

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New Summer Course Offering: Spanish for Medical Professionals

Published: April 15, 2019

During Summer Session A, students will now be able to learn Spanish for the medical field in a new course offering titled Spanish 28A: Spanish for Medical Professionals. In this intermediate Spanish class, students will practice listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish using appropriate vocabulary, grammar and cultural situations for the medical field. This…

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Congratulations to Professor Maite Zubiaurre for Exploring Generosity and Humanity Through Art

Published: March 13, 2019

Professor Maite Zubiaurre and her alter ego Filomena Cruz were recently interviewed for her work exploring generosity and political activism in “The Wall that Gives/El muro que da” and for increasing empathy and pollution awareness through her trashcollages. Maite is a professor of Germanic Languages and Spanish & Portuguese and Filomena is a Venice, CA visual artist…

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Congratulations to Professor José Luiz Passos for Exploring the Limits of Fiction and History in His Latest Works

Published: March 13, 2019

José Luiz Passos, professor of Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures and director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, recently published a variety of works that allow readers to “viscerally relate to historical events and personages.” In the following publications “Marinheiro só [The Lonely Sailor],” the novels “O Marechal de Costas [The Iron Marshal]” and “Antologia fantástica…

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Prof Chats: Come Chat With Professors From The Spanish & Portuguese Department!

Published: February 7, 2019

New! Prof Chats Announcing a new opportunity for undergraduate students taking classes in Spanish & Portuguese to get to know their professors in a more informal setting than office hours.  Please feel most welcome to come and chat with us on any topics of importance to you. Come chat with a Spanish & Portuguese professor…

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