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Originally established as part of a department of Romance Languages, Hispanic Languages and Literature became an autonomous department in 1970, reflecting the growing impact and intellectual vitality of Hispanic cultures both internationally and within the U.S. Our BA, MA and PhD 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 Latinx communities in the United States. We are located in the Humanities building, office #1055.

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We offer a variety of online undergraduate and graduate courses.

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Congratulations Ignacio!

Amidst a most difficult job market due to the pandemic, Ignacio Arellano was offered a tenure track job as Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Louisiana-Monroe.



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Upcoming Events

Pensando Xībānyá: Voices of the Chinese Diaspora

The goal of this series is to provide a forum for an interdisciplinary group of voices to speak about Chinese identity in Spain and the #NoSoyUnVirus movement. To registrer for these virtual events, visit

  1. Cultural Production (Feb 17th 1pm EST): Chenta Tsai, Jiajie Yu Yan and Quan Zhou.

  2. Writing and Diaspora (March 24th 1pm EST): Berna Wang, Paloma Chen and Susana Ye.

  3. Activism and Education (April 14th 1pm EST): Antonio Liu Yang, Inés Herrero Goméz and Yue Fu.

Voices Chinese Spain 2021