Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish and Portuguese

  • The Spanish and Portuguese Department, in solidarity with the victims of the Barcelona attack


  • Prof. Silvina Montrul discusses importance of Language Academy for Children in Spanish

    Prof. Silvina Montrul's discussion on the nature and importance of the Language Academy for Children with regard to teaching Spanish is being featured in the LAS college website.

  • Alumnus Antonio del Prado featured by Spanish newspaper El País

    Our alumnus Antonio del Prado (Ph.D Spanish), now a professor of Spanish at Knox College, has been featured by the Spanish newspaper El País in relation to his on-going research project on the narratives written in French by the descendants of Spanish Republican exiles in France. Congratulations, Toni!

  • Prof. John Karam awarded Conrad Humanities Scholar
    Prof. John Karam has been awarded the Conrad Humanities Professorial Scholar Award. These awards are designed to recognize tenured faculty members who are established or emerging leaders with exceptionally strong scholarly recognition and significant promise for continued achievement. Approximately 3-5 Conrad Humanities Professorial Scholar Awards are made each year.
  • Spanish Summer Camps 2017, registration open
    The University Language Academy will offer: Spanish Summer Camps for children ages 4-9 at the Children’s Research Center. June and July, 5 days a week, morning (8:30-12:00), afternoon (1:30-5:00), or full-day sessions (8:30-5:00) AND Spanish Summer Camps for youth ages 10-13 at the University of Illinois main campus. Two 2-week-sessions in June, and one week in July 5 days a week, afternoon (1:30-5:00). To register online go to Registration by May 31 preferred. For more information, contact