Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures

Master of Arts
Doctor of Philosophy

For More Information

Campus address: Benedict Hall (BEN) 2.116, phone (512) 471-4936, fax (512) 471-8073; campus mail code: B3700

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Program, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 150 W 21st St., B3700, Austin TX 78712

URL: http://liberalarts.utexas.edu/spanish/

Facilities for Graduate Work

The Perry-Castañeda Library contains extensive holdings related to the history, languages, and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Students also have access to an array of electronic databases, journals, and books related to these areas through the University Libraries website. In addition, the Benson Latin American Collection is the world’s foremost university research collection for Latin American studies, with more than eight hundred thousand volumes as well as extensive collections of manuscripts, maps, photographs, and broadsides.

The several language and computer laboratories furnish excellent opportunities for technical and professional preparation for teaching and research in Romance languages and linguistics. A large collection of tape recordings of dialect materials is also available.

Areas of Study

Graduate work in Iberian and Latin American languages and cultures is offered in three tracks: Iberian and Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Luso-Brazilian Cultural and Media Studies, and Iberian and Latin American Linguistics.

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) in the spring 2021 semester.

Jossianna Arroyo Martinez
Jason R Borge
Barbara Ellen Bullock
Luis Ernesto Carcamo-Huechante
Hector Dominguez-Ruvalcaba
Michael P Harney
Orlando R Kelm
Dale A Koike
Lorraine Leu
Naomi E Lindstrom
Belem G Lopez
Kelly McDonough
Chiyo Nishida
Jorge Perez Perez
Gabriela Polit
Cory A Reed
Sergio Romero
Sonia Roncador
Cesar A Salgado
Sandro Sessarego
Madelin Sutherland-Meier
Almeida J Toribio