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Spanish and Portuguese Studies Newsletter

  • Student Spotlight: Melany Vergara

    November 12, 2019

    Student Spotlight: Melany VergaraGet to know graduate student Melany Vergara. Read more "Student Spotlight: Melany Vergara"
  • Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Imanol Suárez-Palma

    November 12, 2019

    Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Imanol Suárez-PalmaJoin us in welcoming new faculty member Imanol Suárez-Palma. Read more "Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Imanol Suárez-Palma"
  • Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Paola Uparela

    November 12, 2019

    Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Paola UparelaAssistant Professor of Hispanic Literature Paola Uparela recently received her PhD in Spanish from the University of Notre Dame. Read more "Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Paola Uparela"
  • Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Quinn Hansen

    November 12, 2019

    Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Quinn HansenWelcome to new faculty member Quinn Hansen. Read more "Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Quinn Hansen"
  • Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Lorena Albert Ferrando

    November 12, 2019

    Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Lorena Albert FerrandoGet to know lecturer Lorena Albert Ferrando. Read more "Faculty Spotlight: SPS Welcomes Lorena Albert Ferrando"
  • Alumna Spotlight: Alexis Lambert

    November 12, 2019

    Alumna Spotlight: Alexis LambertAlumna Alexis Lambert has used her Spanish skills to succeed in a competitive job market and make a real difference in people’s lives. Read more "Alumna Spotlight: Alexis Lambert"
  • Curriculum Spotlight – Portuguese

    November 12, 2019

    Curriculum Spotlight - PortugueseProfessor Libby Ginway first piloted a class on favelas — Brazil’s low-income communities — in summer 2010, and nine years later the course is still going strong. Read more "Curriculum Spotlight – Portuguese"
  • PROGRAM PROFILE: Major Curricular Reform

    March 1, 2019

    PROGRAM PROFILE: Major Curricular ReformThe Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies is excited to announce the development of a brand new major, effective Fall 2019, which will be replacing the two current majors (Spanish, Portuguese) offered by SPS. The BA in Hispanic and Latin ...
  • FACULTY PROFILE: Susana Braylan

    March 1, 2019

    FACULTY PROFILE: Susana BraylanFarewell to Susana Braylan Senior Lecturer Susana Braylan is retiring in May 2019. Susana first came to UF as an undergraduate student in 1980, earned her MA in Spanish Literature in 1990, and was hired as a full-time Lecturer in Spanish ...
  • ALUMNA PROFILE: Lynn Scott

    March 1, 2019

    ALUMNA PROFILE: Lynn ScottDr. Lynn Scott followed a somewhat circuitous route into the then Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. At the “advanced age of 23,” as Lynn put it, she moved to Mexico with her English-speaking husband and only then began learning ...