Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature Introduction

Our undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to serve a broad constituency of students with courses devoted to the language, linguistics, and literary and visual cultures of Spain, Latin America and Latino communities in the United States. 
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Faculty receive prestigious awards. Congratulations to Lena and Daniela!

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Prof. Lena Burgos-Lafuente has been awarded a Ford Postdoctoral Fellowships and Prof. Daniela Flesler an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship. [Click here for more]

Summer program

La Poderosa Media Project is a nonprofit community arts program, new to Stony Brook University, that will be taking its first class of students to Latin America (Ecuador) this summer 14. More information.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2014. Summer travel grants for graduates doing research in

  • 1) Spain (Departmental grants). Apply here.
  • 2) Latin America (LACC & Tinker Foundation). Apply here. Deadline: Tuesday April 15, 2014.

Visit our Virtual Gallery

Sandra C. Fernández, artist and prof at UTexas Austin, will on campus for a talk and exhibit on April 23, 1 pm. More info.

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Image 1: fragment from Niña de chiapas V (Printmaking, 2007). Image 2: "...and all it was found were a watch and a keychain next to his bones...." from Series Bodies at the Border, 2013. 


See past events


Our Graduation Ceremony:
Student Activity Center
Friday May 23, 2014
Ballroom B, 1.30 pm
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Tiffany Sorensen
Spanish Major
2013 Valedictorian Award
See her webpage here!
Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature • Melville Library , N3017, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3371 • 631-632-6935 or 631-632-6959
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