The Department of Spanish & Portuguese is a critical pillar of Princeton's commitment to internationalization and scholarly excellence. We encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary work, and our faculty are active in many other departments and programs on campus.

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Why SPO?

graduate students working on a project

Student Highlights

two students looking at an art sculpture
faculty retreat (core)

Faculty Highlights


Art@Bainbridge | Denilson Baniwa: Under the Skin of History
Sat, Apr 13, 2024, 9:00 am
Series: Early Modern Nahuatl Workshop
Tue, Apr 23, 2024, 2:00 pm
Special Collections in Firestone Library
CANCELLED | Artist Conversation: Denilson Baniwa
Wed, Apr 24, 2024, 5:30 pm
Aaron Burr 219
50 Years of April: A POR Showcase Celebrating 50 years since Portugal’s Carnation Revolution
Thu, Apr 25, 2024, 4:30 pm
Lower Hyphen East Pyne / Chancellor Green
Africas in Motion: Visions from Angola
Thu, Apr 25, 2024, 5:30 pm
010 East Pyne
Chile 9/11 | HELL HAS NO LIMITS: JOSÉ DONOSO, 100 Years, A Laboratory of Writing
Tue, Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 pm
PLAS 3rd Floor Atrium, Burr Hall (open to the public)