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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is known not only for its academic rigor but also for its plurality of critical and theoretical approaches to the study of Peninsular and Latin American literatures. Yale University boasts a world-renowned faculty, a library housing one of the finest collections in the United States with approximately ten million volumes including rare books and manuscripts, an unparalleled intellectual environment, a beautiful tree-lined campus that dates from the 18th century, and a wide array of extra-curricular activities including cultural, social, political and athletic events. New Haven is centrally located in southern New England, 1.5 hours from New York City and 2.5 hours from Boston.

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Encounters with Classical Antiquity in Latin America
An initiative supported by the Humanities/Humanity Program of the Whitney Humanities Center, this collaborative research project seeks to enlarge the received idea of...
Noël Valis
Noël Valis, professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has won the Victoria Urbano Academic Achievement Award (Premio Victoria Urbano de Reconocimiento...
Amigos, happy to announce that this weekend photojournalist Joe Cromer and I won an Emmy Award from the Lower Great Lakes chapter for “The 71 Year Journey to Bring a World...