Professor Maria Figueredo wins 2016 President's University-wide Teaching Awards (Full-Time Faculty Category)

This prestigious award is a well-deserved and important recognition of Maria's passion as a teacher and mentor. Her teaching strategies foster intellectual growth and challenge students to achieve a higher level of critical thought and analytical writing. In DLLL and at York University in general, Maria has spearheaded several co-curricular activities, including the arrangement of […]


Join our NEW weekly Spanish Conversation Hour Don't Miss our Spanish Music Hour! Starting October 10, 2017 Book Launch: Cuba-US Relations, Obama and Beyond, by Arnold August October 13, 2017 Tour of the AGYU Guided tour by a curator of the AGYU (Art Gallery York University) October 27 at 11:00 am (meet at the main […]

Professor Emiro Martínez-Osorio receives two research fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year

Professor Emiro Martínez-Osorio was awarded two research fellowships to study the link between cartography, alphabetic writing and indigenous communities in Colonial Spanish America. He received the José Amor y Vázquez Fellowship from the John Carter Brown Library for his project “The Writings of Cacique Diego de Torres: Mestizo Literacies and Indigenous Networks in the Viceroyalty […]

Exciting Spanish Program courses this year

Full-time Faculty in the Spanish program will offer an exciting array of literature courses in 2017-18: Professor María Figueredo will lead AP/SP 4880 3.0 Nos/otras: Contemporary Poetic Expressions of Spanish American Women Fall:  Thursdays 2:30 Professor Emiro Martínez-Osorio will lead AP/SP 4580 3.0 Spanish-American Modernismo Winter:  Wednesdays 11:30 and AP/SP 3220 3.0 Hispanic Caribbean Literature: […]