A celebration of undergraduate research organized by Joan Coutu (Fine Arts) and Jeremy Bergen (Religious Studies).
Have you ever wanted to try Cuban Salsa? Now's your chance!
Join the Spanish and Latin American Department for our Winter Mixer!
The Spanish and Latin American Studies Department have two exciting courses that we are so proud to offer for the upcoming Winter 2024 term:
- SPAN 217 - First Nations, Native Americans, Pueblos Originarios
- SPAN 317 - Afro-Latin America
The Arts Major Showcase is back! Want to learn more about the courses we are offering, activities we are hosting, or events we are having? Come visit the Spanish and Latin American Studies booth on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Rafael Ponciano will be beginning a Masters’ degree in Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto come this September. Rafael is graduating this April with a B.A. Honours in Spanish and Latin American Studies and three Minors (Music, German, and Cultural Identities).
The Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies would like to extend our sincere congratulations to our graduating student of Spring 2022 and to those students who have completed their Minors or Diplomas in Spanish Language or a Minor in Cultural Identities. We are extremely proud of you and wish you all the best in your future endeavours.
It is almost time to kick off the much anticipated 2022 Latin American Film Festival! The first film will be screened live online on January 19th at 7:00 PM, and will include a brief introduction by Professor Mario Boido who will facilitate a post-screening discussion of the film.
SPAN 344 Winter 2022
SPAN 344 Latin American Masculinities(?): Film, Fiction and Lived Experience
Through TV dramas like Narcos and El Chapo, the lives and names of some of the most infamous Latin American drug kingpins have now become familiar to non-Spanish speaking audiences around the world. Rich in detail on some of the most flamboyant aspects of their extravagant lifestyles, these shows paint a complex picture of what life and death looks like for many men in contemporary Latin America.
SPAN 344 Fall 2021
Hybrid Identities: The Representation of Cultures in English Language Latino-Canadian Literature
“Writing of the Latin-Canadian Exile” is like opening up of a world which from the margins is telling us the story of the condition of life at the border, in the in-between of cultures." - Luis Torres