Henley Gate, UC Santa Barbara

Phelps Hall, home of the Spanish & Portuguese Department

Huellas del Tiempo: XVI Colloquium on Mexican Literature 2013

Huellas del tiempo: XVI Colloquium on Mexican Literature 2013

Musician Carlos Carlos Nuñez at The Faculty Club (next to the window) along with Xurxo Nuñez and Pancho Alvarez on Monday October 22, 2012

Daniel Chui and Pedro Escobar-Uribe, recipients of Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, 2012

"We Are All Writers", Elena Poniatowska's plenary lecture at the XV Colloquium on Mexican Literature, November 1, 2012

Congratulations to Michael Harris, Eloísa Alcocer, María Inés Canto recipients of the 2012-2013 Dean's Advancement Fellowship

15th Lusophone and Hispanic Graduate Student Conference, Friday May 3, 2013 State Street Room UCen

Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara

Butterfly Beach in Santa Barbara

Welcome to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is devoted to the research and teaching of the literatures, cultures and languages of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. We award the degrees of B.A. in Spanish or Portuguese, and PhD, with specializations in the areas of Spanish and Latin American Literature, Portuguese and Brazilian Literature, and Iberian Linguistics, with optional emphases on Translation Studies, Feminist Studies, Medieval Studies and Applied Linguistics. See More...

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Laura Márques-Pascual publishes "Pura vida"

Updated: March 12, 2014 - 10:31am

This beginning Spanish textbook is based on the latest research in second language acquisition

"One of the highest honors to which any writer or scholar can aspire in the Hispanic world" - Jorge Checa

Prof. Eduardo Raposo publishes Gramática do Português

Updated: November 21, 2013 - 3:13pm

Please join us in celebrating this tremendous achievement and contribution to Portuguese scholarship.