10/18/2018 - Prof. L.
09/11/2018 - 1st prize: Juan Suárez Ontaneda ( Street musicians singing 'El Amor amor,' perhaps the oldest Vallenato song available through written records, during the inauguration of the 2018 Festival de Leyenda Vallenata at the Alfonso López Michelsen square, Valledupar, Colombia)
08/27/2018 - Ann Abbott, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, was selected to give the convocation speech at the New Student Convocation for all incoming freshmen in the State Farm Center in August.
08/14/2018 - Tasha Robles has recently been awarded the “University Advisor of the Year” award by the Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha.
07/06/2018 - Jessica Romero, major in Spanish and Portuguese (B.A. 2018), has been the recipient of the prestigious and very competitive Fulbright U.S.
06/27/2018 - Prof.
06/02/2018 - Prof. L. Elena Delgado has been selected as a University Scholar for 2018-2019.
05/16/2018 - Prof. Eduardo Ledesma has been awarded the 2018 Campus Distinguished Promotion Award.
04/25/2018 - Liz Moreno Chuquen, a PhD student in the department of Spanish and Portuguese, is this year's recipient of the Douglas A. Kibbee Prize. The Douglas A.
04/16/2018 - Ann Abbott recently published a piece in the Chicag
04/13/2018 - Emily DiFilippo has been selected as a co-winner of the prize for best graduate student research (IPRH Prizes for Resarch in the Humanities), for her article entitled “Post-Op in the Real Wor
04/10/2018 - Amanda Rector has been awarded a Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant for her project "Citizenship and Belonging in the In-Between: Transatlantic Migration to Venezuela and Brazil, 1830-1914"
03/21/2018 - Carolyn Fornoff (PhD University of Pennsylvania) and Vincent Cervantes (PhD University of Southern California) will be joining the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as Assistant Professors in La
03/05/2018 - Amanda Rector has been awarded a Lemann Graduate Fellowship for 2018-19 for her project "Citizenship and Belonging in the In-Between: Transatlantic Migrations in Venezuela and Bra
02/19/2018 - The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities has selected Samantha Good as an Andrew W.