Brackenridge Fellowship Awardee

The University Honors College is proud to welcome students into the 30th cohort of the Brackenridge Fellowship. "A Holistic Evaluation of Pennsylvania’s Language Access Plan."

Ryan Steinly... View »

Faculty Awarded Casa de Las Américas Prize in La Habana

Professor Aurea María Sotomayor has won the prestigious Casa de Las Américas Prize in La... View »

Seniors Not Pictured

Caitlyn Gibbs: 
Russian and Spanish majors Portuguese Minor Future Plans: Army Military Intelligence | U.S. House of Representatives Panoramas Good Neighbors Chile | Future... View »

COVID-19 Pandemic: Pitt's Actions

Pitt campuses remain open, but the University is shifting classes to remote learning approaches, beginning March 23.  Please check this site for updates: ... View »

Daniel Balderston Awarded Finneran Prize

At the 2019 International Interdisciplinary Conference of The Society for Textual Scholarship, Professor Daniel Balderston was awarded the Richard J. Finneran Award, a prize given in recognition... View »

Empire and its Aftermath: Transhispanic Dialogues on Diaspora

Professor Jerome Branche will be conference convener on April 5 and April 6, 2019.  This conference on the Iberian empires and their aftermath will bring a much-needed interdisciplinary focus on... View »

International Workshop on Post-Anthropocentrism

March 26, 2019.  We are hosting an International Workshop on Post-Anthropocentrism tailored to advance ways of understanding the relationship between post-anthropocentric... 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 »