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The Division of Spanish & Portuguese Studies is committed to the production and transmission of knowledge of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and the literatures and cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and U.S. Latinos.
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Storytelling in León, Spain
The UW León Center in Spain hosts several study abroad experiences, including Dr. Anna Witte's Spanish Children's Literature program.... Read more
2013 Graduation Celebration Photos
Spanish & Portuguese Studies invites you to view photos from the 2013 Graduation Celebration! Click... Read more
Sephardic Leader Receives Public Service Award
The Luis Fernando Esteban Public Service Award is presented annually in order to recognize the leadership achievements of its recipient in support of the Hispanic community within the region.  This... Read more
Alumnus Brent Carbajal Named Provost at WWU
Alumnus Brent Carbajal has been appointed to a two-year term as vice president and provost for Academic Affairs at Western Washington University.  Carbajal received his MA in Romance Languages and... Read more


Aug 30
Global Education Teacher Workshop
Rick Steves | Keynote Speaker
8:30am to 3:30pm: HUB 334
Oct 4
Faculty Meeting
3:30pm to 5:00pm: Savery 162
Oct 7
The Americas Media Initiative: Cuban Filmmaker Marilyn Solaya
Cuban Filmmaker Marilyn Solaya
4:30pm to 6:30pm: Thomson 101

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Cádiz, Spain
Fall semester, spring semester, or a 1-year program for advanced students
Next offered: Spring 2014

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Box 354360
Seattle, WA 98195-4360

Phone: (206) 543-2020
Fax: (206) 685-7054
Email: spsuw@uw.edu
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