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1 month ago
Ways to get in touch with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Main Office: spanish@arizona.edu 520-621-3123 (please leave a voicemail with a phone number or email address for follow-up; *students, please leave your netid or student id)
1 month ago
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese will be conducting minor and major advising via email, zoom, and phone. Please feel free to join at your convenience: FOR MAJOR ADVISING: Please continue using Trellis as usual. Dr. Berigan will call you...
1 month ago
Nichole Guard, Senior Program Coordinator in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has been honored as one of nine recipients for this year’s University of Arizona Individual Awards for Excellence.  Guard, who joined the University in...
3 months ago
Richard P. Kinkade, a prolific and award-winning Spanish medievalist scholar who served as the first Dean of Humanities and a revered mentor and professor during 42 years at the University of Arizona, has died. He was 81.   Malcolm...
4 months ago
Bruna Sommer-Farias, an instructor of Portuguese finishing her doctoral degree in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, is awarded the College of Humanities 2020 Outstanding GAT Award.  Sommer-Farias first came to the University of Arizona...
4 months ago
Three professors in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  Ana Cornide is promoted from Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese to Associate...
4 months ago
As languages overlap and blend in border regions, bilingual speakers demonstrate the subtle ways speaking patterns shift and adapt to linguistic influences while maintaining the grammar of both languages.  An ongoing University of Arizona...
4 months ago
It is with the greatest of sadness that I write to pass on the news of the passing of Alice Dempster, a wonderful and loyal alumna (1953) and friend of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She was an articulate and active woman, who was very...
6 months ago
Dear College of Humanities Students,Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
6 months ago
Catherine Rockey and Jessica Tiegs, two doctoral students in Hispanic Linguistics, just had their first article published in the new issue of CALICO.  Their article was co-authored by Assistant Professor Julieta Fernandez. Read the article...
7 months ago
The University of New Mexico recently highlighed Lillian Gorman, Assistant Professor and Director of the Spanish as a Heritage Language Program, as its Spring 2020 Visiting Scholar.  Read the article here: http://news.unm.edu/news/visiting...
9 months ago
Judith Nantell, Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has published a new book with the Bucknell University Press. The Poetics of Epiphany in The Spanish Lyric of Today was published Nov. 15. The publisher's description: "...

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