05/19/2020 - Two of our PhD students, Ane Icardo Isasa and Teresa Greppi, have been recognized by the Illinois News Bureau for their campus-level teaching awards this year.
05/18/2020 - These YouTube Videos will give you a sense for the University of Illinois and the Champaign-Urbana micro-urban region.
- PhD student Eider Etxebarria-Zuluaga (Spanish Linguistics) awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award
05/18/2020 - We are thrilled to announce that PhD student Eider Etxebarria-Zuluaga (Spanish Linguistics) has been awarded the prestigious NSF Doctoral Dissertation
05/18/2020 - As the academic year 2019-20 comes to a close, Professor Mariselle Meléndez, Head of Spanish and Portuguese, created a video presentation to honor everyon
05/15/2020 - Our graduate student in Literatures and Cultures Mónica Lugo (PhD Spanish) has accepted a position as Spanish Instructor
05/15/2020 - Our world-class researcher Professor Silvina Montrul has been awarded a highly prest
05/09/2020 - Wonderful news for Spanish and Portuguese: Provost Andreas Cangellaris has recommended to Chancellor Robert Jones the promotion of Professor Irigoyen to
05/08/2020 - Professor Eduardo Ledesma has been awarded a Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory Senior Fellowship for the years 2020-22, for hi
- Eider Etxebarria-Zuluaga recipient of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Darlene Wolf Fellowship.
04/29/2020 - The Darlene Wolf Fellowship was established by an alumna of our department, Darlene Wolf, who earned her PhD in Spanish (SLATE) and specialized in second language reading research.
04/28/2020 - LAS news has announced our own Javier Irigoyen-García as one of the College of LAS named scholars for his outstanding contribution in the area of research.
- Ander Beristain Murillo and Maria Arruti Iparraguirre awarded Timothy J. Rogers Memorial Summer Fellowship
04/25/2020 - Ander Beristain Murillo (PhD Spanish Linguistics) and Maria Arruti Iparraguirre (PhD Spanish Lit-Cult), have been awarded the Department's Timothy J Rogers Memorial Summer Fello
- Prof. Eduardo Ledesma Advocates for the Humanities in U.S. Congress with Illinois Delegation from IPRH
04/25/2020 - In early March, Professor Eduardo Ledesma and a delegation from the University of Illinois affiliated with the IPRH's Public Humanities Steering Committee were on Capitol Hill to a
04/25/2020 - Heather Ana Hathaway Miranda, a 1995 Spanish alumna, has been selected as Director of the LAS Alumni Board Association
04/25/2020 - Despite a tough market and COVID-19, so far three of our graduate students have received TT Assistant Professor positions from prestigious universities, please congratulate them when you see them!<
04/25/2020 - Despite the challenging times we are currently confronting, there are still some wonderful news to share about our alumni and undergraduate stud