Study the literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world in our vibrant doctoral program, and develop as a confident scholar prepared to research, teach and publish.
Achieve linguistic competence comparable to a native Spanish speaker, and conduct original research in Spanish and Latin American literary and cultural studies. Work closely with interdisciplinary faculty members with special strengths in film, gender and cultural studies, literary history and theory, linguistics, pedagogy and comparative literature.
An Expert Faculty
Work with renowned scholars with varied interdisciplinary interests, and take part in exploring new ideas.
Enjoy our active graduate student organization and numerous professional development activities.
Practice presenting your work and gain experience through opportunities to participate in academic conferences.
Work with related fields like comparative literature, linguistics and English as a second language instruction.
What You’ll Study
Produce original research on the literature and cultures of Spain, Latin America and other Hispanic cultures around the world. Demonstrate fluency comparable to native speakers, both orally and in writing, through advanced stylistic, critical and theoretical discourse. Expand collaborative research and teaching venues with other disciplines.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Foreign Language Skills
Communicating effectively to understand different cultures and foster global connections
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Studying past events, analyzing their context and comprehending their significance and impact
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Business Executive
- Nonprofits and NGOs