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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Nov. 15: Memorial Celebration to Honor Professor Claudia Parodi

Published: November 14, 2016

UCLA Newsroom | November 10, 2016 A memorial celebration will be held for Claudia Parodi, professor of Spanish and Portuguese, on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m. at the UCLA Faculty Center. The memorial is being hosted by her department and the UCLA Division of Humanities. Parodi died of cancer on Nov. 15, 2015, at her home in…

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A Barrier Becomes an Opening

Published: August 23, 2016

Trash art and artistic intervention, “The Wall that Gives/ El muro que da” by Filomena Cruz, (nom de plume of Maite Zubiaurre) was featured in The Argonaut. In the article, you can read more about how Cruz creates a community dialogue on walls and trash through this art piece. 

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Class of 2016

Published: July 11, 2016

The UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department would like to congratulate the Class of 2016. We wish you all the best of luck as you embark on your new journey. The UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department wants to give a special thanks to Juana Escobar for all her guidance as the undergraduate advisor. 

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Film festival promotes Latin American and Iberian culture, languages

Published: February 22, 2016

On behalf of the Spanish and Portuguese Department here at UCLA, we would like to congratulate our graduate students for promoting this year’s Latin American and Iberian Culture Film Festival! To read the full article please click here. Adrián Collado (left), a Spanish literature graduate student, has organized four Latin American and Iberian Film Festivals to…

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Andean event “Yanantin” at UCLA spreads awareness about Quechua language

Published: February 19, 2016

On behalf of the Spanish and Portuguese Department here at UCLA, we would like to congratulate Professor Luz Maria De la Torre for carrying out the successful Andean event “Yanantin” this past week. Read this Daily Bruin article on how her event was successful in raising awareness for the Quechua language.

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Congratulations to our very own, Professor Verónica Cortínez, winner of Chile’s prestigious Premio Municipal de Literatura 2015!

Published: January 20, 2016

Professor Verónica Cortínez and Manfred Englebert’s Evolucion en libertad: El cine chileno de fines de los sesenta (2014) won Chile’s prestigious Premio Municipal de Literatura 2015 in the Essay category. Congratulations to Professor Cortínez on this well-deserved honor! You can also read more information on other winners in the Santiago Municipal Awards 2015.

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