News

4 days ago
Professor Carmen King de Ramírez’s new book—just published by Georgetown University Press. Congratulations! 
1 week 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...
1 week 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...
2 weeks 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...
2 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...
3 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...
3 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...
3 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...
4 months ago
Ángela Matute Sánchez, a Spanish-language instructor and Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics with a minor in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, is the College of Humanities 2021 Outstanding GAT Award recipient.  Kristin...
4 months ago
Congratulations to one of our outstanding graduate students, Lauren Souter, for being awarded the Portuguese Teachers Fellowship! This a full-ride fellowship to attend Middlebury Language Schools’ Portuguese Language Program, a 7 week...
4 months ago
Congratulations to Professor Ana Carvalho for receiving a Department of Spanish and Portuguese grant for her research! Ana Carvalho is a Professor of linguistics within our Department. She is a sociolinguist especially interested in language...
5 months ago
It is with great honor that we announce Professor Sonia Colina has been named an Arizona Regents’ Professor! The designation of Regents Professor is an honored position reserved for faculty scholars of exceptional ability who have achieved...

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