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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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When the Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies led the first group of SPAN 103 students to Leon in the spring of 2006, no one could have anticipated that the program would be the start of an... Read more
Beginning in Winter Quarter 2019, Spanish & Portuguese Studies offers a Minor in Portuguese Language and Luso-Brazilian Studies.  This Minor combines Portuguese language classes and elective... Read more
The Michael P. Predmore Endowed Fund for Books from Spain supports the purchase of books and materials published in Spain, in any language. Edward Baker and Bridget A. Aldaraca created this endowment... Read more
UW Students explore Spain’s economy from the inside. In Spain, the most profitable bank is also one of the smallest. There is a department store where you can buy everything from a can of olive oil... Read more
Principal Lecturer María Gillman has had a scholarship named in her honor at Auburn Riverside High School.  The Maria Gillman/Bryan Robinson Scholarship will be awarded to native Spanish speakers who... Read more
By Katie King As Humphrey Bogart said to Claude Rains in the closing scene of Casablanca, “…I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” The Seattle Latino Film Festival (SLFF)... Read more

Events

Feb 21
Tertulias
1:30pm to 3:30pm: LOW 114
Feb 28
Tertulias
1:30pm to 3:30pm: LOW 114
Feb 28
Info Session: NW Cadiz Program
3:30pm to 5:20pm: SAV 132
Mar 1
Faculty Meeting
2:30pm: HUB 238

Study Abroad

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