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MA & Ph.D. applications open!

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2024 admission to our MA and Ph.D. programs in Hispanic Linguistics and Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies.


Navejas published piece in Latin American Literary Today

Hispanic Studies alumus José Angel Navejas (Ph.D. 2020) has published a short story entitled “La Paz” in Latin American Literary Today. The work can be read online. José Angel is the author of…

Nunez awarded Bergquist scholarship

Alexandra Nunez has won the Violet Bergquist scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Spanish Teacher Education.

Spanish major with French minor awarded Gilman scholarship

Abigail Zurita-Calvario, an Honors College senior majoring in political science and Spanish and minoring in French, was recently awarded a U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship for study abroad. This award aims…

Oscar Campo Becerra wins prize for novel

Oscar Campo Becerra, a PhD candidate in Hispanic Studies, has won the first ever Anne Bonny Prize for Narrative for his work Días hábiles. As a reward for winning this new international literary…

David Abugaber awarded William Orr Dingwall Foundation Fellowship

David Abugaber (PhD candidate in Hispanic Linguistics) has been awarded the highly selective William Orr Dingwall Foundation‘s Dissertation Fellowship in the Cognitive, Clinical, and Neural Foundations of Language for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Morgan-Short interviewed for The Pulse podcast

Kara Morgan-Short, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Psychology, was interviewed for The Pulse podcast for a story about learning new languages through apps. Read a summary of the segment and listen online.

Liliana Sánchez receives NSF grant

Liliana Sánchez, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and director of the Bilingualism and Language Contact Lab, and her co-investigator, Elena Koulidobrova, from Central Connecticut State University, have received an National Science Foundation grant for…