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What are Villancicos? A Discussion with Ph.D. Candidate Luciana Kube Tamayo and Paul Gustav Feller


Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Literature and an expert in Early Music and Literature, Luciana Kube Tamayo, discusses the origin and musical background of the villancico with musicologist Paul Gustav Feller and Christine Gevert, artistic director of Crescendo. Stream the discussion 'What are Villancicos' on Youtube at the link above.

Dr. Melissa Baralt Recognized for 2020 Top Scholar Award


Dr. Melissa Baralt has been awarded the 2020 Top Scholar Award. The Top Scholar Award recognizes faculty members who are excelling in research, creative work, publications, and other areas. Congratulations, Dr. Baralt! Please click on the link above to view the full announcement in the FIU News.

Job Posting for Assistant/Associate or Professor in Spanish


The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an Assistant/Associate or Professor in the Spanish Program. (A Ph.D. in Spanish is required and must be in-hand by August 12, 2021). The candidate must have a strong record of research and scholarly publication in the area of Hispanic literary and cultural studies; evidence of excellence in teaching; and a willingness to teach Spanish language classes at all levels. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

De Mapas y Piratas: Lecture by Dr. Medardo Rosario

12/03/2020 03:30 PM

Dr. Medardo Gabriel Rosario, Assistant Professor of Spanish, will be presenting his lecture entitled, "De Mapas y Piratas: Representaciones Literarias y Cartográficas del Caribe en el Siglo de Oro Español", on December 3 at 3:30pm. Please join the event via Zoom here: Event will be in Spanish.

Graduate Lecture Series presents Dr. Ascensión Rivas Hernández

01/25/2021 06:00 PM

Save the date for the second installment of our graduate lecture series. Dr. Ascensión Rivas Hernández's lecture, "Una teoría literaria para el siglo XXI", will focus on digital humanities. The lecture will be in Spanish and will take place on January 25 at 6PM. Lecture will be in Spanish. Please click on the link above for the Zoom link.

Graduate Lecture Series presents Dr. Leslie Harkema

02/04/2021 04:00 PM

Save the date for the third and final installment of our graduate lecture series. Dr. Leslie Harkema, Associate Professor of Spanish at Baylor University, will be joining us on February 4th, 2021 at 4PM. Her lecture, via Zoom, will focus on the work of Spanish author Miguel de Unamuno. Lecture will be in Spanish. More details will be provided soon.

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