Articles Tagged: Humanities

ucLADINO 2021 Symposium: Ottoman Legacies, Émigre Culture, and Linguistic Crossroads

Published: April 7, 2021

Postponed in 2020 due to the closure of the UCLA campus, the annual UCLadino symposium will be back this year on April 7-8. The theme of “Ottoman Legacies, Emigre Culture, and Linguistic Crossroads” will lay emphasis on heritage, culture, and communication related to Sephardic Jews. The music-filled program – all organized by graduate students –…

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Your Future Starts Here: For Newly Admitted Latinx Students

Published: April 5, 2021

Please join us on the evening of Monday, April 5th for Your Future Starts Here, a virtual event honoring our Latinx admits for the Fall class of 2021. As many of you know, UCLA Enrollment Management developed these strategic welcome events that feature faculty, staff, and our academic departments/centers. Research supports that early engagement with faculty helps increase the yield of these extraordinary scholars. Your presence and…

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Aguilas wins the SXSW 2021 Documentary Shorts Jury Award!

Published: March 19, 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 is the winner of the SXSW 2021 Documentary Shorts Jury Award! See below the Jury Statement. Jury Statement: “Águilas is a film that most poignantly displays the need immigrants feel to come to America — even at the…

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PORT 8A: Portuguese Conversation

Published: March 17, 2021

This course is designed to help beginner and intermediate students of Portuguese language to improve their conversation skills through discussions, presentations, participation in events, and other communicative situations. Among other elements of speech, we will use formal and informal speaking styles. We will also use appropriate vocabulary to discuss issues relevant to students’ lives and…

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Binge Watching Night!

Published: March 4, 2021

Join the GOAL program today from 5:30 – 7:00 pm for Binge-Watching Movie Night! – see the attached flyer- You need to have a Netflix account in order to participate in this event. To RSVP click here! To download flyer, please click here.

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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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The Spanish Club of UCLA / El Club the Español

Published: March 3, 2021

The UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese is happy to announce that El Club the Español is now active. This student space is open to all UCLA students. Club meeting dates all 6-7pm March 3rd April 7th April 21st May 5th For more information, please email El Club de Español at: newuclaspanishclub@gmail.com Join via Zoom: Meeting ID:…

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¡Relájate! – Yoga Session & Dance Party

Published: March 3, 2021

Join us for our first-ever Zoom Dance Party! We will begin with warmups and stretches, followed by a yoga session, and we will end the event with a free-style Dance Party. The event will be led by Aranza Guzmán, Grupo Folklórico de UCLA Coordinator. We will be giving away a $25 Amazon gift card to the…

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