Gendering Latin American Independence

Study with us: Latin American studies

Aspects of Latin America can be studied within a range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral award levels. Courses are taught, and doctoral supervision offered by the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies within the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies.

Doctoral candidates are encouraged to view the areas of academic expertise to establish a sense of compatibility between their research proposal and staff research supervision.


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Latin American studies are supported by The Language Centre
The Language Centre provides language support for students of Latin American studies, including Hispanic, Lusophone and Romance languages.


Research opportunities

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies welcomes expressions of interest from anyone contemplating postgraduate research  on aspects of Latin America, past or present.

  • MPhil, PhD and European Doctorate.
    Areas include:
    • Latin America-Brazilian Studies
    • Cuban Studies
    • Latin American visual culture, literature and intellectual history, and slavery in Brazil
    • Spanish culture, literature and intellectual history, visual culture, medieval and Golden Age literature and intellectual history
    • Hispanic and Lusophone cinema
  • Modern Languages (MA by research)


Postgraduate taught course opportunities

  • Translation Studies (MA)  
  • Languages and Intercultural Studies (MA)
  • Comparative Literature (MA)

Undergraduate courses

We also offer a wide range of joint honours courses


Gendering Latin American Independence

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Trent Building, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5655