Spanish Language & Literature

Our Spanish literature and culture courses explore a range of periods and topics.  Recent courses have dealt with the contemporary city, textual criticism and biography, Latin American and Spanish film, poetry, intellectual currents between Spain and the Americas, and individual authors such as Borges, Lorca, Galdós, Vallejo, Márquez, Quevedo, Cervantes and Darío.

The Spanish section is also home to a thriving language program. Six semesters of communicative courses put beginner, intermediate, and advanced students directly in touch with the language, literature, and culture of the Spanish-speaking world, preparing them for global citizenship and international careers. Advanced learners at the third-year level focus on such diverse topics as Latino culture, business Spanish, or the techniques of poetry writing.

With its many universities and colleges and its vibrant Spanish-speaking communities, Boston is a stimulating environment for the study of Spanish. Our “Voces Hispánicas” program offers a stream of cultural programming–concerts, film, lectures–to the University and the Hispanic community.  Spanish majors and minors have study-abroad and internship opportunities in Madrid, Buenos Aires, Quito and more.

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