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2015 News


Welcome to Class of 2019 and Transfer Students !

August 17, 2018

Wildcat Welcome kicks off Friday, September 11 as Northwestern welcomes over 2,000 new students on Move-In Day! View the Wildcat Welcome schedule


"On T-Tas and Tongues: Punk Feminism and Political Violence in 80s Peru" A Lecture By Shane Greene

November 11, 2015

The Andean Cultures and Histories Working Group in collaboration with the Buffett Institute are hosting Shane Greene on Wednesday, January 20th, 5pm at Crowe 3-130. Light refreshments will be provided.


Join The Chicago Humanities Festival

October 17, 2018

Join the Chicago Humanities Festival for the fifth annual Morris and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day on Saturday, October 24 on the NU campus!

Interview of Reginald Gibbons

October 21, 2015

Northwestern's Research interviews Reginald Gibbons on his new book How Poems Thinks (pg 51-52). Read more...


2015 Summer Course Offerings

June 18, 2015

Department of Spanish & Portuguese offers this summer Spanish 101-1,2,3 (Elementary Spanish) and Spanish 121-1,2,3 (Intermediate Spanish). For more information, please check our schedule for Summer Courses or visit SummerNU.

Congratulations, 2015 Grads!

June 16, 2015

Weinberg College's Convocation ceremony was held Saturday, June 20. Sheri Phillips Prentiss ’89 delivered poignant speech at Convocation Read more...View the interim dean's welcome and the speaker's keynote on Weinberg's YouTube channel, and see photos on the Weinberg Flickr feed.

Congratulations to our 2015 student wards winners: Mary Lewis, Mary Frances Verónica Bradford, Lindsay Jagla and Daniel Palacios

June 9, 2015

Best Essay for Spanish 200-level Literature and Culture Classes.

Author: Mary Lewis

Title: La imagen de la mujer desde la perspectiva del hombre y de la mujer: una comparación entre "El recado" por Elena Poniatowska y "Mientras por competir con tu cabello por Luis de Góngora."

Course: Spanish 220 - Introduction to Literary Analysis. Professor Lucille Kerr

Best Essay on the Literatures and Cultures of Latin America and/or Spain.

Author: Mary Frances Verónica Bradford

Title: “Destrucción de las normas narrativas: La atemporalidad en "Simetrías" de Luisa Valenzuela.”

Course: Spanish 395 - Citizenship and Urban Violence in Latin America. Professor Nathalie Bouzaglo

Author: Lindsay Jagla

Title: “La lucha para ganar agencia: fotografía en Latinoamérica."

Course: Spanish 361 - Latin America: Studies in Culture and Society. Professor Jorge Coronado

The Josef J. Barton Prize for Undergraduate Service in Spanish and Portuguese.

Daniel Palacios

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