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

Mario Carillo and Lucia Filipova working on a paint and sip painting
faculty retreat (core)

Faculty Highlights


Art@Bainbridge | Denilson Baniwa: Under the Skin of History
Sat, Apr 13, 2024, 9:00 am
2024 Princeton Preview / Academic Department Fair
Tue, Apr 16, 2024, 2:00 pm
McCosh Courtyard
Gustavo Guerrero | Jorge Herralde: editar en tiempos recios
Wed, Apr 17, 2024, 12:00 pm
PLAS 3rd Floor Atrium, Burr Hall (open to students, faculty, visiting scholars & staff)
Through the Lens of Memory: Photo Topographies of a Concentration Camp
Wed, Apr 17, 2024, 4:30 pm
209 Scheide Caldwell House
The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela
Thu, Apr 18, 2024, 4:30 pm
216 Burr Hall (open to the public)
Film Screening: Ex-Shaman
Thu, Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 pm
Princeton Garden Theatre