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The Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies is committed to the production and transmission of knowledge of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and the literatures and cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and U.S. Latinos.
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News

Two SPS Portuguese students have won both Boren Scholarships and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships.  Benjamin Kanter and Sarah Rinehart received the awards, announced The Henry M.... Read more
Senior and Spanish Major Kelsey Early has joined Phi Beta Kappa.  Of the selection, she said “to me, being selected for Phi Beta Kappa means I have achieved one of my highest academic goals. I know I... Read more
For two days in May, students at Seattle's Chief Sealth High School are heading to the movies — without leaving their school. The high school will host a Hispanic film festival featuring films from... Read more
Meg McFarland, a graduate of the SPS MA program in Hispanic Studies, has made a career out of her education in Spanish, which has led her to a vineyard on the slopes of the Peruvian Andes.  Owner and... Read more
SPS PhD Student Vivian Mills, as part of her apppointment as the Richard M. Willner Memorial Scholar and a 2017-2018 Graduate Fellow at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at University of... Read more
Dr. Fernando Miño Garcés, Founder and Director of the Andean Center for Latin American Studies (ACLAS), and local Director of the UW in Quito Program, has been admitted to the Ecuadorian Academy of... Read more

Events

Oct 12
Department Meeting
3:30pm to 5:00pm: HUB 238

Study Abroad

Fall semester, spring semester, or a 1-year program for advanced students (SPAN 301 level & above)
Next offered: Spring 2019

Contact Us

University of Washington
C-104 Padelford Hall
Box 354360
Seattle, WA 98195-4360

Phone: (206) 543-2020
Fax: (206) 685-7054
Email: spsuw@uw.edu
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