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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. While the major emphasis of the Department is literature, we also offer courses in Spanish language, linguistics, and culture, as well as Portuguese language, Brazilian literature and cultural studies. The Department has received the Departmental Award for Exceptional Teaching and Learning from the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, and is highly ranked by the NRC. We recognize the integral relationship between teaching and research, and all members of the faculty are both active scholars and dedicated teachers. 

Interested in joining the Undergraduate Association for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese? The first meeting for the Undergraduate Association for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese (UGRASP) will be today at 4pm in Wescoe 4025! We will be discussing goals for the group, membership activities, and electing the executive board. This meeting is open to all students regardless of major or minor! Anyone interested in Spanish and Portuguese should come! This group serves as the organization for all students who share a passion in the two languages and have career goals using these languages. The purpose of the group is to unite all students of Spanish and Portuguese and help with professional development as well as to create a relationship between the department and its students.
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