Welcome

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.

News

 Yale’s Portuguese language courses hosted an exposition in the common room of Luce Hall on December 1, 2021. The exposition, which took place between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.,...
This month, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese will host Scholar-in-Residence, Nicholas R. Jones (UC Davis).  Jones will host a micro-seminar in the department,...
line drawing of two hands folded over each other like two people embracing, in different shades of blue-green, large bold black text at the top reads "LIFFY 2021 November 7-14, United in Diversity"
  The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will take place November 7 through 14, and all the films are now searchable on the virtual catalogue. For the...