Past Events

  • Gabriela Basterra, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish at New York University, spoke on "Subjectivity and the Outside of Language: Velázquez, Salinas, Levinas." Wednesday, October 24, 2012.
  • Claudia Parodi, Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Director of the Centro de Estudios Coloniales Iberoamericanos (CECI) at UCLA, spoke on "El español en América: Reinventando la lengua."  October 18, 2012.
  • The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Recent Spanish Cinema XVIII at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theater sponsored "A Conversation with Spanish Filmmakers and Actors." Featuring Ángela Molina, Pablo Berger, Patricia Ferreira and Benito Zambrano; moderated by Prof. Julián Gutiérrez-Albilla and Prof. Laura Serna.  October 12, 2012.
  • Jeffrey Pilcher, Professor of History at the University of Minnesota and author of Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food, spoke about his book.  October 9, 2012.
  • Gustavo Arellano, editor of the OC Weekly and author of "¡Ask a Mexican!" and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, spoke to the students of "Culture of Food in Hispanic Los Angeles" and other students and faculty of Spanish and Portuguese. September 25, 2012.
  • Ana Celia Zentella, Professor Emerita in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego, spoke on "Mocho y mata'o: la racialización del habla de los mexicanos y puertorriqueños en los Estados Unidos."  September 20, 2012.

  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358