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. More here  


The graduate students in our Department are pleased to announce the 2016 Graduate Conference"Disputed Mediations: Interpretations, Aesthetic Value and popular culture in Latin America and Spain", which is taking place in Manhattan on November 4th (9 to 5 pm). We would like to invite graduate students to submit paper proposals in Spanish, English or Portuguese by October 18th. 

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Art by María María Acha-Kutscher, from her Indignadas series (Italian student protester kissing a riot police officer, Italy 2013).


"The aim of the Indignadas (outraged women) series is to make women's efforts more visible and place women at the center of these social struggles". See more on Acha-Kutscher's work here. Many thanks to the artist!

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Fall 2016

Click here for a list of our fall 2016
undergraduate courses and graduate seminars

Congreso Internacional
Cervantes realismo y fantasía (IV Centenario de la muerte de Cervantes)


Stony Brook University, October 27-28, 2016
Organized by The Dept of Hispanic Languages and Literature, Stony Brook University and GRISO, Universidad de Navarra

See PROGRAM and POSTER. Free and open to the public 

"Disputed Mediations:
Interpretations, Aesthetic Value and popular culture in Latin America and Spain"
Keynote Speaker
Prof. Idelber Avelar (Tulane Univ)
Stony Brook Manhattan
Nov, 4, 2016
9 am to 5 pm
See poster


Image from Colonial Mexico.
Nexahualpili, Lord of Texcoco (1472-1515)



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