Iberian and Latin American Cultures

The Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University has long been recognized as a leader in the development of groundbreaking approaches to the literature and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, Spanish America, Brazil, Lusophone Africa, and Latinx communities in the United States. With world-renowned and actively engaged specialists in a variety of areas and periods, the Department offers innovative courses and programs that help students to meet and exceed their intellectual and professional goals.

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In brilliant prose, Carmen Boullosa offers a twist on the Book of Genesis that dismantles patriarchy and rebuilds our understanding of the world—from the origin of gastronomy, to the domestication…


Colonial Latin American Review published Nicole Hughes ' article, “Set in Stone: Jesuit Martyrdom at Land and Sea in Sixteenth-Century Brazil” in July of 2023. This piece explores how Jesuit missionaries in Brazil wanted adversaries to slay them…
2023 DLCL Commencement Address by Dominick Lawton, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Here are the forms to submit papers to the DLCL Undergraduate Academic Prizes for Academic Year 2022-2023.