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Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
   
   
  

Welcome to the Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies

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Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies students enjoy the facilities provided by the Trent building 
 

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies is the joint top-ranking research department nationally. We teach Spanish and Portuguese language and we cover Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Spanish America and Lusophone Africa. We offer literature, history, cultural studies, film and visual culture, from the Renaissance to the present day. Our staff and postgraduates research in all these areas. 

 

News

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Oscar winners 201314

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Organised by the Education Network of the Students' Union, the Staff Oscars is a student-led event. The nominations judging panel is comprised of School Education Reps, elected students who act as 'head course reps' for their School/Department. The process is then overseen by both the Education Officer and Postgraduate Officer, the joint figureheads of the Network.

Three members of staff awarded in 100 Heroes celebration

Description
We are delighted to inform you that Professor Bernard McGuirk, Dr Gianluca Sergi and Dr Nickolas Luker were nominated as one of the 100 Heroes!

The Department welcomes Dr Fani Tabak

Description
Dr Fani Tabak, lecturer and former Head of the Department of Literature, at the Universidade Federal do Triangulo Mineiro (UFTM), Brazil. Fani will be in the Department for one year working on a research project on Brazilian women and Brazilian Independence

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Upcoming Events

Conference in May 2014

Date
08 - 09 May 2014
Description
Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies: East and West in Dialogue on 8-9 May 2014, at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

Stephanie Lewthwaite 'Regionalism and Modernism in New Mexico'

Date
14 May 2014
Location:
Trent A19 Committee room
Description
Stephanie Lewthwaite 'Regionalism and Modernism in New Mexico: The Postwar Painting of Edward Chavez'

Beyond PhD: Post-doctoral Fellowships and Career Development in the Arts and Humanities

Date
19 May 2014
Location:
College Court, University of Leicester
Description
A free one-day conference for arts and humanities early career researchers (and potential researchers) at the six universities of the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership, sponsored by the British Academy.

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