"Future Directions in Borges Studies"

Mellon Professor of Modern Languages and Director of the Borges Center,  Daniel Balderston is organizing a conference to be held from March 21 through March 23.  Participants will include Alberto... View »

John Beverley: International Symposium

In recognition of Professor John Beverley’s retirement next year, the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures is hosting an international symposium titled, "JOHN BEVERLEY AND THE URGENCY... View »

Department faculty participate in CILAVS International Conference, "Border Subjects"

Professors Jerome Branche, Daniel Balderston, Gonzalo Lamana, and Juan Duchesne-Winter presented papers at "Border Subjects/Global Hispanisms", on November 24-25, 2017. This international... View »

IILI Receives Employee Diversity Recognition Award

The award is from Student Affairs, the Office of... View »

Biblioteca Punena Collection donated to ULS

Hillman Library has become the first U.S. library to own a complete collection of the Biblioteca Punena, a collection of some 200 volumes relating to the cultural history of the Andes.

The... View »

Elizabeth Monasterios Pérez honored with the Premio Roggiano de la crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 2016

Elizabeth Monasterios, Professor of Latin American Literatures and Andean Studies, has earned international recognition for her book LA VANGUARDIA PLEBEYA DEL TITIKAKA. GAMALIEL CHURATA Y OTRAS... View »

Gerald Martin awarded honoris causa doctorate by University of Warwick.

We are proud to announce that our former colleague, Gerald Martin, was awarded an honoris causa doctorate by the University of Warwick.  During the period 1992-2007 he was the Andrew W. Mellon... View »

Two faculty are promoted to Full Professor
We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Monasterios and Jerome Branche have both been promoted to full professors in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. View »
Ford Foundation Fellowship
We are proud to announce that Armando Garcia was awarded the Ford Foundation Fellowship for 2015-2016. View »
Dissertation Prize Awarded

Maria Julia Rossi was awarded the 2014-2015 Eduardo Lozano Memorial Dissertation Prize as the university's best doctoral dissertation in Latin American Studies.  "Las Dependencias: Figuras del... View »

PhD Defense Completed

Jorge Zavaleta has successfully defended his dissertation, “Hacia un Cuarto Cine: violencia, marginalidad, memoria y nuevos escenarios globales en veintiún películas latinoamericanas.” (7 XII 2011... View »

Grad Embarks on Tenure Track

Nashieli Marcano has accepted a tenure track position in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC. (30 I 2012) 

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Graduate Receives Ivan Santa-Cruz Memorial Award

Gustavo Quintero, of the Hispanic Languages & Literatures Department, was awarded the as part of the Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Scholarship Program for his research in Chile. (3... View »