Department of Spanish and Portuguese

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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese recently has been honored with a generous donation from Marsha Gray Ehrlich, a former graduate student in our Department, and an inspirational teacher during her long professional career.
Alumni Meet Spanish Majors at the Residencia On Tuesday, October 25th, at the Residencia de Estudiantes, twenty five Spanish majors met three of the Department's alumni: Sarah A. Thomas, Carly Stingl and Marcel Colbert, who explained how having studied Spanish contributed to their post-graduation experience and opened new opportunities for them.
Emily Kuder, doctoral candidate in Spanish Linguistics, received the Ray Harris Hispanic Linguistics Award in May of this year.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fri, 02/10/2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

 Álvaro Ceballos, Professor of Spanish at the University of Lieja in Belgium. Title: "¿Y si el cine no fuera moderno? Representaciones del cinematógrafo en el teatro musical español, 1897-1936".


Mon, 02/27/2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Jerome Branche is Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:30pm to Sat, 03/11/2017 - 2:30pm
Tue, 03/28/2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm