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Spanish and Portuguese

The Spanish and Portuguese Program at Johns Hopkins University immerses you in experiencing the importance and influence of the Iberian, Latin American, and Luso-Afro-Brazilian histories, cultures, and languages worldwide. The program offers undergraduate majors and minors in Spanish and Portuguese, a Ph.D. program, and opportunities for students to be involved in research and study abroad.

The program features a faculty with expertise across the fields of early modern, modern, contemporary Latin American and Iberian literature and culture, foreign language teaching, linguistics, and second language acquisition. The program’s interdisciplinary strengths include ecocriticism, visual culture, media studies, intellectual history, and political thought.

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Severn Teakle Wallis Award

Severn Teakle Wallis Award

This award is for outstanding essays in Spanish. The award comprises: Eligibility Application Process To apply for the award, please submit the following documents by April 1st (spring graduation), and November 1st (fall graduation), […]

This Year in the Portuguese Program

Please enjoy the Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program 2020-2021 newsletter. The newsletter includes student stories, program highlights, and useful information from the last school year.