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1 month ago
Graduating with a 4.0 and completing a triple major in Spanish, Economics and Political Science, Ryan Sheets is the December 2021 College of Humanities Outstanding Senior.  He intends to pursue a career that combines his undergraduate passions...
2 months ago
WINTER SESSION 2021 SCHEDULE SPAN 101: 4 units - For the student with no previous experience in Spanish. SPAN 102: 4 units - This course is a continuation of Spanish 101, for students with previous study of Spanish or by placement exam....
2 months ago
It is my pleasure to share the wonderful news that two of our outstanding faculty members were selected as recipients of the inaugural College of Humanities Chatfield Awards! Professor Ana Carvalho Chatfield Outstanding Tenured Researcher...
3 months ago
The University of Arizona will participate in a three-year, $5-million grant-funded project that unites 16 universities in a national initiative to support Latinx humanities studies.The University of Illinois Chicago is the lead institution of the "...
4 months ago
Professor Carmen King de Ramírez’s new book—just published by Georgetown University Press. Congratulations! 
4 months ago
While most scholars focus on their singular specialty, Sonia Colina has long found herself drawn to both the formal aspects of language structure and the practical work of translating between languages.  The expertise in both fields has earned...
4 months ago
Professors Kátia da Costa Bezerra and Cynthia White have been awarded grant funding from AZ Humanities for the Listening to Other Voices project, a celebration of world literature featuring multiple events over two days in...
4 months ago
Congratulations to Professor Kristin Doran for winning the UA Provost Office Arizona Champion Award for her extraordinary work with the Basic Language Program here in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Professor Doran is the director of...
6 months ago
Advising for the Fall 2021 term will begin August 16th. Minor Advising span-advise@email.arizona.edu All walk-ins, no appointments necessary. Zoom Advising: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/94779116752  Mondays: 9am - Noon...
7 months ago
It is with great sadness that I write on the death of my colleague Lanin Gyurko, who taught Spanish at the University of Arizona from 1978 until his retirement in 2015. Lanin came to Arizona to be Head of the then Department of Romance Languages. He...
7 months ago
Two faculty members in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.Dr. Adriana Betancur is promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer.Dr. Carmen King de Ram...
7 months ago
Associate Professor Anita Huizar-Hernández has been awarded two grants (PI for one, project team member for another) as part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Digital Borderlands project.  Read all about it here: https...

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