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Past Events

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Northwestern Festival of Languages & Cultures

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the Spanish and Portuguese faculty in celebrating languages and cultures from around the world with events and activities througout...

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8th Annual Graduate Student Conference Discussions

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The debate surrounding the construction of identities in their collective and individual dimensions has become central in contemporary sociopolitical discourse....

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8th Annual Graduate Student Conference Lectures

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The debate surrounding the construction of identities in their collective and individual dimensions has become central in contemporary sociopolitical discourse....

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The 40th Chicago Film Festival at Northwestern

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join Northwestern for two wonderful evenings of the 40th Chicago Latino Film Festival! Tuesday, April 16th @5:30, Lutkin Hall Water for Life Documentary...

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¡Té Con Té!

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Practice speaking Spanish! ALL LEVELS WELCOME! Every Monday from 5:00-6:00, Oct. 2-Nov. 20. Refreshments provided.

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Té con Té

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Practice speaking Spanish in a casual, student-run environment! Every Monday 5-6pm from April 3-May 22 in Kresge 2-425. Refreshments provided! All levels of...

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Mesa de Estudio

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Writing and coversation workshopd to prepare students for course assessments. April 12th and May 17th from 4-5pm in Kresge 2-335.   Send questions...

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The Chicago Graduate Conference

All day, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Chicago Graduate Conference is an annual conference organized by Spanish and Luso-Brazilian literature graduate students from the University of...

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Mesa de Estudio

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Writing and coversation workshopd to prepare students for course assessments. April 12th and May 17th from 4-5pm in Kresge 2-335.   Send questions...

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Té con Té

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A Spanish conversation group organized by students for students. All levels welcome. Meets every Monday, Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 5-6 p.m. Info: tst@u.northwestern.edu

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Mesa de Español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Meet & Greet Wednesdays this quarter for students of all levels of Spanish proficiency. Cookies and coffee will be served.   Jan....

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Mesa de Español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Meet & Greet Wednesdays this quarter for students of all levels of Spanish proficiency. Cookies and coffee will be served.   Jan....

May
15
2024

Tacita de Café Una Tarde de Karaoke

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

¡CELEBREMOS EL DÍA INTERNACIONAL DE LA FAMILIA Y CHOSEN FAMILIES! ¡ÚNETE A TACITA DE CAFÉ PARA UNA TARDE DE KARAOKE...

May
10
2024

Spanish Club Flamenco Workshop

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the NU Spanish Club for an evening of  FLAMENCO 💃🏼 with instructor Cezanne Fink   Friday, May 10th, 5:00-6:00 pm Locy 111 Learn to dance...

May
10
2024

PORT 210 Student Art Exhibit

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the students of PORT 210 - Myths, Icons and Legends of Brazil for a memorable event showcasing their art projects.

May
6
2024

CAPOEIRA at NU!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

All are welcome to join the Portuguese 105-8 students and the Portuguese Language Program for a performance and workshop by...

Apr
22
2024

The Spanish Club Gaming Night

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Please join The Spanish Club for a fun night of gaming and pizza. Students of all Spanish levels are welcome!...

Apr
18
2024

8th Annual Graduate Student Conference Reception

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The debate surrounding the construction of identities in their collective and individual dimensions has become central in contemporary sociopolitical discourse....

Apr
10
2024

Guest Lecture - Yanay Israeli, University of Michigan

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Rethinking Centralization: Petitioning and Sovereignty in the Castilian Monarchy, c. 1475-1510 At the end of the fifteenth century, the Catholic Monarchs,...

Apr
5
2024

Afro-Indigenous Rhythms with Jonathan Alarcón!

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Learn about the Afro-Indigenous Garifuna community in Hondouras and play Garifuna rhythms in this fun, bilingual, and hands-on activity with...

Apr
1
2024

Translating Cristina Morales's Lectura fácil

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Presentation and discussion with literary translator Gerry Dunn on his work translating Cristina Morales's Lectura fácil/Easy Reading (Herald Award 2018,...

Feb
28
2024

Spanish Club Noche de Cocina Caribeña

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the Spanish Club on Wed., Feb. 28th for Noche de Cocina n Caribeña! We will make a variety of delicious...

Feb
27
2024

A Reading and Conversation with Michael Zapata

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the departments of Spanish & Portuguese, Latina and Latino Studies, and English as they welcome the renowned author of...

Feb
20
2024

Que horas ela volta? (Portuguese Film)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 February 20th at 6pm, Kresge 1515,  join us as we watch the film "Que horas ela volta" ("The Second Mother"). March...

Feb
12
2024

BRAZILIAN BATUCADA!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

LET'S PLAY BRAZILIAN PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS WITH SPECIAL GUEST MUSICIAN MOACYR MARCHINI, director and founder of Chicago Samba and Samba Bom!  Instructions...

Feb
7
2024

The Spanish Club Craft & Cocoa Event

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Sip, craft & create! Take a break from your hectic schedule by joining The Spanish Club  Wednesday, February 7th in...

Feb
1
2024

Winter 2024 Kreeger Wolf Event: Florencia Garramuño

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

“Fuego en el archivo”: prácticas, saberes y repertorios amerindios en la cultura latinoamericana contemporánea, lecture by Florencia Garramuño, 2024 Edith...

Jan
24
2024

ZUMBA!!!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Portuguese Language Program and the Spanish Club invite you to an evening of Zumba with Fabio Barros.

Jan
19
2024

Let's Talk About Brazil!

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

It has been so cold lately here in Chicago ❄️... but in Brazil it is really warm! ☀️ So.. let's go...

Nov
20
2023

PORT 202 Student Book Presentation

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join PORT 202 students for a special presentation of their book, "Encantamentos", histórias surreais de mistério e imaginação.

Nov
20
2023

Spanish Club Trivia Night

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

You won't want to miss this! Come test your Spanish trivia skills and enjoy some tasty pizza!

Nov
15
2023

Dissertation Prospectus Symposium

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A private workshop for students of SPANPORT 496 to present full drafts of their prospectuses and receive detailed feedback from...

Nov
8
2023

Spanish Club - Spanglish Karaoke

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Enjoy snacks and sing along with the Spanish Club! Sing any of your favorites and learn new songs in Spanish...

Nov
6
2023

Brazilian Film Festival - Short Films Session

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Portuguese Language Program invites you to a Brazilian film session of short documentaries. There are 8 short award-winning movies:...

Oct
31
2023

Manuel Puig: El Archivo de la Cultura de Masas

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Prof. Daniel Link (UNTREF, Arg.) examines Manuel Puig's La Traición de Rita Hayworth (1968) as an experimental pop novel that...

Oct
30
2023

A Talk and Q&A with Guillermo Galindo (ZOOM)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join us for a talk and Q&A with Mexican artist Guillermo Galindo via Zoom on Monday, Oct. 30th, 6:00-7:00 pm....

Oct
27
2023

Ven a Nuestra Noche Latina

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the Spanish Club and the Portuguese Language Program for a Latin Dance Night!   Refreshments will be served.   Space is limited. RSVP...

Oct
19
2023

Zine Workshop with Marimacha Monarca Press

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Marimacha Monarca Press is a queer & trans people of color collective of artists and educators based on the southside...

Oct
12
2023

Children's Day in Brazil!

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

On October 12, we celebrate Children's Day in Brazil! And this year we will celebrate it here too! VIVA!!! 🎉🎉 So, next...

Sep
29
2023

The Spanish club presents - Game Night!

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Please join us for our first fall event. Students of all Spanish levels are welcome!

Sep
25
2023

Brazilian Hot Dog Party

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

It's a BRAZILIAN HOT DOG PARTY! You don't want to miss it! We will also raffle Guaranás and t-shirts! YOUR FRIENDS...

Sep
15
2023

Welcome Back Luncheon

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Welcome back to the school year! We will celebrate the beginning of 2023-24.

May
5
2023

Tacita de Café

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A conversation group for heritage speakers of Spanish. May 5th from 5-6pm in Kresge Hall 2-435.   Please contact Tere Villanueva at m-villanueva@northwestern.edu...

Apr
26
2023

Mesa de Español

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Meet & greet...Join other students, profes, and enjoy a coffee, cookie, and some conversacion en Español.   For more information please contact: Eider:...

Apr
24
2023

Cirulo de Lectores

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A reading and conversation group for students of all levels of Spanish proficiency. April 24th from 4-5pm in Norris Center Starbucks.   Please...

Mar
1
2023

Winter '23 Professional TED Talk Series

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Speakers: Julia Oliver Rajan: Practices to Preserve and Promote Spanish as a Heritage Language  Irene Finestrat: Fostering Learners' Perceptions of Self...

Mar
1
2023

Semovent/Beings in Motion

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Portuguese Language Program invites you to a special Art, Literature and Heathcare Event on March 1st, with Dr. Fabiana...

Feb
28
2023

LACS Publishers Roundtables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Presenters: Joshua Chambers-Letson, New York University Press, Sexual Cultures Series Enrique Ochoa-Kaup, University of California Press

Feb
27
2023

Spanish Study Tables: Conversation Practice

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Hands-on, collaborative workshop to imrpove your Spanish speaking skills. Intended for students enrolled in Spanish 101-2, 115-1, and 121-2. Light...

Feb
24
2023

LACS Publishers Roundtables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Presenters: Jorge Coronado, University of Pittsburgh Press, Illuminations Series Camille Davies, Palgrave Macmillan, New Directions in Latino American Cultures Series

Feb
22
2023

Clube de Leitura

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

You are invited to the NU Portuguese Language Program CLUBE DA LEITURA. This coming Wednesday February 22 at 5pm, Kresge 3535 Let'...

Feb
13
2023

It's Time for our CARNAVALENTINE!

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Join the NU Portuguese Language Department for Carnavalentine! Come for crafts, music, and some Brazilian sweets! - Do you play an instrument?...

Feb
8
2023

Colombian Truth Commission Series

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

LACS and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese will be hosting the fourth dialogue of the series Colombia's Truth Commission...

Feb
6
2023

Tacita de Café

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

A convesation group for heritage speakers of Spanish. Info: m-villanueva@northwestern.edu

Feb
3
2023

EAMI (2022) with filmmaker Paz Encina

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Weaving together elements of documentary filmmaking and Ayoreo-Totobiegosode mythology, Paz Encina’s EAMI is both document and cinematic narrative that portrays...

Feb
1
2023

Spanish Study Tables: Writing Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Hands-on, collaborativeworkshop to improve your Spanish writing skills. Intended for students enrolled in Spanish 101-2, 115-1, and 121-2. Light refreshments...

Oct
26
2022

Horror stories in Brazilian Folklore!

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The NU Portuguese Language Program invites you to hear, watch and talk about Horror stories in Brazilian Folklore! Brazilian snacks...

Oct
7
2022

Círculo de Lectores

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The main objective of this extracurricular activity is to create a reading-friendly environment and to motivate students to continually develop...