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Dr. Nicola Gavioli Co-Edits Volume 6 of the Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies


Dr. Nicola Gavioli, Visiting Assistant Professor of Portuguese, co-edited volume 6 (second series) of the Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies. This special issue is dedicated to leading contemporary Portuguese novelist António Lobo Antunes. The Santa Barbara Portuguese Studies is one of the major academic journals in Portuguese studies published in the US. To access the Journal and its volumes, please click on the headline.

Dr. Andrea Fanta Awarded NEH $150,000 Grant


The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $150,000 to the two-year collaborative project by Julio Capó (Program Director), Andrea Fanta and Rebecca Friedman (Project Co-Directors) for their project, Miami Studies: Building a New Interdisciplinary Public Humanities Program.

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.

Upcoming Events

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. Zoom link:

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