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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 […]

EVENTS - We host a range of events, from large public lectures, performances and film showings to smaller seminars, across a broad spectrum of topics relating to the linguistic, literary, and cultural expressions and realities of the Spanish-speaking world. Unless otherwise stated, our events are free and open to all.

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: […]