Spanish and Portuguese

Degree Types: PhD

The Graduate Program in Spanish and Portuguese focuses on the diverse Latin American, Iberian, and U.S. Latino literary and cultural traditions.

The faculty’s research and teaching interests span diverse time periods, regions, and forms of Latin American, Iberian, and U.S. Latino culture. Students can also connect with faculty in other departments and programs including Anthropology, History, Performance Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Latino Studies, and African Studies.

In addition to the offerings on campus, students can also engage in Evanston and Chicago's large, diverse, and vibrant Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities. Chicago boasts prominent institutions such as the Newberry Library, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Instituto Cervantes and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago.

See Spanish and Portuguese Degree Requirements for specific classes and procedures needed to complete this program.