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S&P PhD Candidate Awarded LAII Field Research Grant
May 5, 2017

Diego Bustos, PhD candidate in Spanish and Portuguese, has been awarded a LAII Field Research Grant for summer 2017. The grant provides funding for exploratory field research in Latin America an…


Sigma Delta Pi Initiation Ceremony
May 5, 2017

The Chapter Mu Alpha of Sigma Delta Pi in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico held their third initiation ceremony Friday, April 28, 2017. Congratulations to the n…


Alumni Spotlight
May 5, 2017

Alejandrina graduated from the S&P Department in December 2016 with an MA in Hispanic Literature. Ms. Padilla is now working at the National Institute of Flamenco planning the organization’s 30t…


Dr. Quinn To Be Keynote Speaker at UNLV
April 24, 2017

Professor Mary Quinn has accepted an invitation to be a keynote speaker for the symposium “Cervantes in the Wild West: Vices and Virtues Cervantes en el oeste salvaje: vicios y virtudes”.…


Portuguese Students Traveling to Brazil
April 21, 2017

Five Portuguese students will be spending their summer in Rio de Janeiro through the LAII summer FLAS Fellowship. The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship is available to students thro…


Dr. Shin Selected for 2017 Women in STEM Award
April 21, 2017

Please join us in congratulating Associate Professor Naomi Shin for her major accomplishment in being selected for the 2017 Women in STEM Awards! A group of ten UNM Professors has been awarded the pr…


Alumni Spotlight
April 21, 2017

This week we catch up with S&P Alumni Willyam Thums. Willyam has been diligently working towards a PhD and second Master’s degree since graduating from UNM in the spring of 2017 with a Master&#…


S&P Presents at Conferences
April 10, 2017

The S&P Faculty and students have been presenting their research and knowledge at multiple conferences this spring semester.

 Céfiro Conference

Professor and Department Chair, Anthony C&#22…


S&P Department Hosts High School Students
April 10, 2017

The Spanish and Portuguese Department hosts high school students annually to visit the department and observe Spanish and Portuguese classes. Last week, March 30th, we had the pleasure of hosting 36 …