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    Our graduate programs offer advanced studies in the languages, literatures, and cultures of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world.


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Class of 2018 and the future!

May 02, 2018

As the academic year of 17-18 comes to a close we asked our class of 2018 what they would be doing next year. We have been privileged to know these students. Congratulations Class of 2018 URise!...

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA

April 28, 2018

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA Conference (New England Translators Association) at UMASS Boston this past Saturday. They were part of a panel organized by...

Gubitosi Elected President of Linguistic Association of the Southwest

October 17, 2017

 Patricia Gubitosi, associate professor in languages, literatures, and cultures, was elected 47th president of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) at its annual meeting at New...

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Herter Hall Room 301
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Herter Hall 4th floor lounge
2:30 pm


Café Catala

Herter Hall 4th floor lounge
11:30 am to 12:30 pm


SpanPort Study Abroad Fair

Herter Hall Room 301
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

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Alumni Profile

Kiara Batista '22

Kiara Batista graduated from UMass in May of 2022 in the Honors program with a double major in Legal Studies and Portuguese.

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